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Apply by August 18 to Win Mobile Future’s $20,000 Prize

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This is a sponsored post by Mobile Future, and we want to thank them for all of their support! Earlier in June, Mobile Future announced that they would be hosting a national innovation competition, The Mobileys, for the second consecutive year. The competition seeks to highlight wireless and mobile apps, services, and products with an… Read more »



Y Combinator’s Jessica Livingston Threatens Sexually Inappropriate Investors

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With demo day approaching next Tuesday, Y Combinator partner Jessica Livingston sent out a stern reminder to investors that Y Combinator won’t tolerate any inappropriate behavior: Y Combinator has a zero tolerance policy for inappropriate sexual or romantic behavior from investors toward founders.   Don’t even think about doing it. I will find out. Y Combinator will not continue… Read more »


Dear Muriel Bowser: How Will You Support DC Tech? #MeetMuriel

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Tomorrow, Wednesday, August 13, the Democratic nominee for DC mayor, Muriel Bowser, is holding #MeetMuriel, an event at WeWork Wonder Bread Factory to talk about her platform regarding the future of technology and entrepreneurship in the District. In preparation for the event, the Bowser campaign is reaching out to the public and asking them to submit their questions online for… Read more »


6 Lies VCs Tell You

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Last week, Tech Cocktail headed to DC for a Sessions event called Learn How to Get Funded by DC’s Biggest Startup Investors. The panel talked about some of the harsh realities of raising funding, including Paul Singh’s 7 dirty secrets of venture capital. Raising funding is a hard game, particularly because both sides are keeping… Read more »





Amy Jo Martin Knows How to Elevate Your Brand Awareness

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Digital Royalty, Amy Jo Martin’s company, has been alive and kicking for over five years at this point, and they’ve been thriving in Downtown Vegas for two of those years. A social communications company, Digital Royalty helps brands elevate brands and awareness via social communications while educating business owners in the process. Prior to Digital Royalty,… Read more »


Community Has to Be An Element of a Startup

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Second on the panel Tech Cocktail Week in Downtown Vegas, to promote the launch of Startup Mixology, was Andy White, the man who runs the VegasTechFund. Every week for the past two years White has written a check to fund startup companies coming to Vegas from the $50 million fund. During those two years White and the VegasTechFund… Read more »