Kristin is an aspiring entrepreneur who is enthusiastically navigating her way through the DC startup space. She has an unending passion for learning and is never satisfied with the status quo. During the day she is an ops, biz dev, and marketing maven for Fission Strategy


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Apple Pay Will Soon Be Available at ATMs

How long until credit and debit cards are truly a thing of the past? I can't tell you the number of times (okay, probably only like twice) I had forgotten a card at home, but was thankfully able to get coffee, lunch, or a...


Hire an On-Demand Private Investigator with Trustify

My first thought when I learned about Trustify (formerly known as FlimFlam) was “is there really a market for on-demand private investigators?” And then I thought about my personal life, and the couple rare occasions when I probably would have paid a small amount ...


Panorama’s Growth Exemplifies Current Boom in Edtech

Edtech has been killing it over the past year. Just last month we brought you news of edtech giant Blackboard expanding their DC presence with a new 71,000 square-foot office. And we're constantly learning about new edtech startups that are launching into the market and...


5 Gadgets Your Pet Needs Right Now

We love our pets. The animals in our lives are often more important than many of the humans in our lives, and it's our responsibility to keep them happy and healthy. We need to do for them what their tiny animal brains simply can't...


Remote.Co Adds New Features for Remote Job Seekers

The way people work is changing. More and more people are working remotely, and more companies across many industries are getting comfortable with the idea of their employees working from wherever they can be the most productive, whether that's home, a neighborhood coffee shop, ...


Here Are the Startup Failure Rates by Industry

If all startups were successful, everyone would be an entrepreneur. Starting up involves risk, a lot of it. There's a very real probability that your startup will fail. It might have nothing to do with how you ran it, it could be based on a...


Dating App Happn Adds Voice Feature

There are so many dating apps out there, and after a while they all start to blend together. I mean, for the most part, they offer the same features, use the same algorithms, and have you fill out the same info. For a dating...


5 Ways to Organize Your Professional Life

We're well into the new year and hopefully you're making progress on your goals for 2016. One way to set yourself up for continued success, especially for those professional goals, is to keep your work life as organized as possible. A completely organized professional...


SpaceX Experiences Another Landing Failure

SpaceX had a rocky 2015, and so far they have not had a strong start to 2016 either. It could be said that they with each failure they are getting stronger and closer to their goal, but it is still disheartening to see them try and...