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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 Innovative Technologies That Are Changing the World

While there has never really been a period of human history that could be considered stagnant when it comes to innovation  (one could argue that things were a bit slow during the Middle Ages, but even that period brought us mechanical clocks, windmills, and gun powder),...

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5 Health Wearables to Get You Primed for Summer

Mmm….sweatproof. It’s not often that your online shopping includes that particular search word. But if you’re looking to get more active this summer, and searching for the perfect wearable accessory to help you stay motivated, then the ability for it to stay ...

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Shocker: You Should be Getting More Sleep

It used to be considered admirable if you were one of those people who could function on three hours of sleep a night, fueling yourself with Redbull through an IV drip. However, anyone who insists that they can perform at their peak on three hours...

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Is EdTech Giant Blackboard Up for Sale?

According to a report from Reuters, the DC based, edtech company could be yours for a cool $3 billion. Blackboard’s stakeholders are looking to sell. Their majority owner, private equity firm Providence Equity Partners LLC, has recently hired Deutsche Bank AG and Bank ...

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Top 5 States for Entrepreneurs [INFOGRAPHIC]

Someone recently asked me, “What state do you think grows the most entrepreneurs?” I immediately pictured an agricultural field – a field of wheat, for instance, with all varieties of entrepreneurs cropping up in between the amber waves of grain. There were ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...