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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Turn Yourself Into a Hologram with HOLLAGRAM

About a year ago we introduced you to VNTANA, an Los Angeles, CA-based startup that wanted to leverage hologram technology to help celebrities and brands use holograms to entertain and engage their followers and fans. They have introduced their technology to venues all over...


21 Ways to Bust Out of a Creativity Rut

We've all been there–that sense of frustration that goes along with feeling completely devoid of ideas. If you at all consider yourself a creative person, you know how that can feel. You start wondering if you've lost the knack…if you are destined to be...


Wearsafe is Wearable Tech with a Life-Saving Mission

This device can be filed under “Why has no one thought of this before?” The device I'm talking about is the Wearsafe Tag which just completed a successful Kickstarter campaign, raising over $100,000, well over their goal of $75,000. The team at Wearsafe has been...


This App Could Eliminate Distracted Driving

We all know that distracted driving is a huge problem. Recent statistics report that distracted drivers are responsible for 26% of all car accidents and thousands of lives per year. Sure, there are handsfree devices, voice-to-text, and other options available for when you just ...


ZeeMee Is Changing the College Applications Game

Things have changed a lot since I was a high school senior applying to college. Back in my day (I'm not that old…I just sometimes feel that old) you submitted your transcripts, SAT scores, a personal essay or two (these were the.worst.), and put...


When Will Higher Education Becomes Obsolete?

Don't get me started on the higher education monster we have created in this country. Uhh…I guess that's already me getting started, so I have no choice but to continue. I have been saying for years that the time when a college degree was a...