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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Wooter Helps You Find Local Sports and New Adventures

Serial entrepreneur and investor Mark Cuban has been quoted as saying the following: “I think the next generation of entertainment is experiential, where people go out of the house and go and get a unique experience.” This experiential entertainment is what Wooter is ...


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...


Crowdfunding Platform Razoo Gets Personal

You could say Razoo was doing crowdfunding before it was cool. But to that same effect you could also say that every nonprofit or foundation was doing crowdfunding before it was cool. Razoo was founded in 2006 as a way for people to give and...


Let Your Network Earn You Money with Boon

We constantly hear about the importance of networking. It’s often said to be the best way to land a dream job, further your career, or simply get on peoples’ radar for future opportunities. And aside from networking for professional reasons, we all have our own...


Has Brooklyness Developed the Smartest Smart Bike Ever?

This is not your typical collapsable bike. This is a lightweight, electric, collapsable bike with bluetooth connectivity that can detect traffic patterns, hazards, and even help you find the next train home. Brooklyn based Brooklyness (yep), has recently launched an Indiegogo ...


Tado Raises $23M to Make Temperature Control Smarter

Among the most popular smart home devices are those like Nest that can regulate temperatures automatically and remotely. This is great if your home’s temperature is controlled from a central source, but what if you don’t? What if your air conditioner comes from a ...


12 Books Recommended by Women Entrepreneurs

Are you a woman in the startup world? Do you sometimes like hearing about what other women entrepreneurs are reading? There are a lot of books that claim to have the best advice for starting up, being an entrepreneur, creating the perfect business model,...