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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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8 Tips for Achieving Work-Life Balance

I kind of feel like a hypocrite for even broaching this topic right now – with my two jobs, putting in about 70 hours a week. There was a time when I worked much less, and even back then I thought I was sooooo busy....

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Idea.me Launches in US with Create Miami Campaign

Crowdfunding has become one of the most widely used methods of fundraising over recent years. We're all familiar with the big ones — Kickstarter, Indiegogo, GoFundMe, but there are so many more and they are all playing a part in helping fund the great ideas that are...

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Monsieur Disrupts Cocktail Industry with Robotic Dispenser

We here at Tech.Co love our cocktails. Therefore it is only apropos that I take the opportunity to introduce you to Monsieur.co, an automated, self service, bartending machine. Founder Barry Givens hatched the idea for an automatic drink dispenser while waiting almost two ...

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The Best Places for Networking in the DC Area

Tech.Co has partnered with Arlington Economic Development to bring you this story.  Networking is probably the most important thing you can do when you're looking to find investors, grow interest in your company, or simply further your career. There's a lot of truth in the...

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Top 10 Most Valuable Healthcare Startups

It's no secret that healthcare startups are hot right now. There are a lot of innovative companies out there trying to make it easier for everyone to get the care they need. These companies do everything from improving doctor/patient communication, to simplifying health ...

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Are You Receiving a Fair Salary for Your Role?

Transparency is important in any company. Employees tend to be more trustful of employers who they feel are being open and honest with them. That being said, if you are being transparent internally with things like salary, you better make sure you're paying people...

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Ilumi.co Announces Second Generation of Smartbulb

Meet ilumi.co; a Shark Tank alum with backing from Mark Cuban. They recently announced their second generation of smartbulbs that are now available for preorder exclusively through KickStarter. The new and improved A19 and BR30 lightbulbs offer improved Bluetooth Smart mesh ...

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Procrastination: How to Understand It and Beat It

Some of us are right-handed and some of us are left-handed. Some of us love cilantro and some of us think it tastes like soap (seriously…fuck cilantro). And some of us are Type-A and some of us are Type-B — or natural procrastinators. You...