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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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Freelancers Will Dominate the Workforce by 2020

This is the time of year when many people are speculating about the future. They're wondering what the world is going to look like in one year, five years, ten years. They're looking at models and statistics to try to accurately predict and prepare. One...

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Applause Ranks Top Health and Fitness Apps

If you're like me, when it comes to health and fitness tracking apps, you listen to word of mouth reviews above all else. There are so many options out there, and it's hard to cut through all of the noise on your own to find the best...

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5 Tips to Wake Up with More Energy

Have you already made your New Year resolutions? Is one of them to be more productive in 2016? One way to be your most productive self is to wake up feeling rested, reinvigorated, and energized. Naturally, one way to make this happen is to...

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Nurx Brings Birth Control to Your Door

There is a startup out of San Francisco, CA that is leading the charge in the next on-demand necessity. Nurx has started delivering birth control to subscribers in the Bay Area. The contraceptives that they provide are free for people with health insurance and only $15...

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‘Tis the Season for Crashing Drones

The official numbers aren't in yet, but based on earlier numbers, it is predicted that 2015 will be the biggest year for personal drone sales so far. The FAA forceasted that more than 1 million drones would be gifted for Christmas across the United States. That...

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1776 Announces Challenge Cup Education Semi-Finalists

DC incubator and seed fund, 1776, kicked off its second annual Challenge Festival over the weekend. The event runs through the week and features conferences, speakers, and galas, all centered around The Challenge Cup, a global startup pitch competition. Over 70 entrepreneurs ...

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The Best Financial Management Tools for Startups

Financial management may not be one of the most glamorous parts of starting up (assuming you consider pulling sober all-nighters, eating nothing but ramen for a year, and regularly going to meetings in unwashed clothes to be glamorous), but it's arguably the most important. ...

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20 Productivity Apps to Be Your Most Efficient You

For the majority of my life I've been an inefficient and unorganized mess. I've somehow managed to get by, but I'm highly distracted, lose things, make mental notes of tasks that I swear I'll remember and then promptly forget, and my to-do list is often...

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One Month Announces Startup Bootcamp Competition

There is a startup that exists solely with the mission of arming entrepreneurs with the right education for success. One Month, the first-ever online school for entrepreneurs, provides their students with all of the knowledge needed to start a business in as little ...

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Uber Wants in on Nokia’s Mapping Service, Here

Uber has their critics (*cough* DC cab drivers *cough*) but some credit is due for the way they've grown exponentially in the few years they've been around. They're not a company to simply glide on their current success. They're constantly on the lookout for new technologies ...

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7 Successful Infographics from the Past Year

Infographics are among the most successful visual tools to convey data. Our short, multitasking attention spans today don't have the bandwidth to read lots of text. Infographics help us absorb a lot of information in an engaging and easy to read (if done correctly) way....