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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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Panorama’s Growth Exemplifies Current Boom in Edtech

Edtech has been killing it over the past year. Just last month we brought you news of edtech giant Blackboard expanding their DC presence with a new 71,000 square-foot office. And we're constantly learning about new edtech startups that are launching into the market and...

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5 Gadgets Your Pet Needs Right Now

We love our pets. The animals in our lives are often more important than many of the humans in our lives, and it's our responsibility to keep them happy and healthy. We need to do for them what their tiny animal brains simply can't...

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Remote.Co Adds New Features for Remote Job Seekers

The way people work is changing. More and more people are working remotely, and more companies across many industries are getting comfortable with the idea of their employees working from wherever they can be the most productive, whether that's home, a neighborhood coffee shop, ...

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Here Are the Startup Failure Rates by Industry

If all startups were successful, everyone would be an entrepreneur. Starting up involves risk, a lot of it. There's a very real probability that your startup will fail. It might have nothing to do with how you ran it, it could be based on a...

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Dating App Happn Adds Voice Feature

There are so many dating apps out there, and after a while they all start to blend together. I mean, for the most part, they offer the same features, use the same algorithms, and have you fill out the same info. For a dating...

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SpaceX Experiences Another Landing Failure

SpaceX had a rocky 2015, and so far they have not had a strong start to 2016 either. It could be said that they with each failure they are getting stronger and closer to their goal, but it is still disheartening to see them try and...

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Advertising Tech Innovator edo Interactive Raises $20M

Last week, Chicago's edo Interactive announced that they raised $20M Series E Round mostly from existing investors including VantagePoint Capital Partners, Chicago-based Baird Capital, and several Nashville-based investment firms (edo also has a home base in Nashville). Along ...

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7 Summer Essentials: Gear and Gadgets Edition

Like it or not, summer is officially upon us. No matter how you like to spend your summer days, be it at the beach, the mountains, your backyard, or even in a constantly temperature controlled environment, there are plenty of new gear and gadgets out there to enhance...

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Silicon Valley’s Hierarchy of Needs Pyramid

It's easy to make fun of Silicon Valley. It's fun to mock the ridiculous culture that has built up around what has become the startup world capital. The hit show Silicon Valley basically exists for that very reason.  I mean, the valley even has its...

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Dating App Clover Offers On-Demand Dating

Is it just me or has online dating turned into a vast swiping wasteland?  And what about that stomach drop feeling you get when you accidentally swipe left when you meant to swipe right, and your potential future MFL (Mate For Life…I just made that up)...