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StockUp’s New Website Shows Latest Grocery Sales

By | Jan 20, 2015 at 9:00 pm

StockUp, the Washington, D.C.-based company whose mobile app gives consumers a tool to easily create a grocery shopping list and help them find the best prices at nearby stores, announced today the launch of their new website, StockUpSales.com. This new website gives American consumers…

Breaking News

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Data Transparency: What Can It Do For Us?

By | Jan 20, 2015 at 8:00 am

Professionals from the tech, business, and government industries will convene on January 23rd and 24th at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC for Collaborate, an event aimed at educating participants on the implications of open data. Among those attending…

News

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UK Prime Minister David Cameron Visits DC Startup Incubator 1776

By | Jan 16, 2015 at 4:30 pm

British Prime Minister David Cameron visited the Washington, D.C.-based startup incubator 1776 this morning to talk to various startup entrepreneurs and investors prior to meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House. Among those he spoke with were Steve Case, the AOL cofounder and chairman…

Entrepreneur

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Interview with 17-Year-Old Founder Kegan Abbott

By | Jan 15, 2015 at 11:00 am

Teen entrepreneur Kegan Abbott was on a quick trip to Silicon Valley, looking to recruit developers for his startup Printware, when he got some valuable advice from a homeless man. It was raining in San Jose, and a grocery store employee was trying to kick the homeless…

Entrepreneur

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DMV Startup: A Hot New Resource On All Things DC Tech

By | Jan 13, 2015 at 8:00 pm

For those wanting to get involved in the DC tech scene or for those wanting to make some new discoveries happening in DC’s startup world, a new resource launched today which aims to provide you with just that: DMV Startup. DMV Startup is a new…

Funding

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DC’s Kit Check Raises $12M Series B from Kaiser Permanente Ventures to Streamline Pharmacy Kit Processing

By | Jan 12, 2015 at 4:30 pm

The Washington, D.C.-based health startup Kit Check announced today that they raised $12 million in a Series B round of funding led by Kaiser Permanente Ventures. To date, the company has raised a total of $22.4 million in funding. As part of the investment, Kaiser…

Social Good

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Women in Tech: Elizabeth Vandenburg from Girls Excelling in Math and Science Club (GEMS)

By | Jan 12, 2015 at 8:00 am

The Washington D.C. Metro Area is full of dozens of organizations dedicated to lowering the barrier for women and minorities in tech. DCFemTech, a collective of DC & Metro area women and minority focused organizations is launching a series of interviews with women in…

Coding

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Women in Tech: Kaylyn Gibilterra from Women Who Code DC

By | Jan 5, 2015 at 8:00 am

The Washington D.C. Metro Area is full of dozens of organizations dedicated to lowering the barrier for women and minorities in tech. DCFemTech, a collective of DC & Metro area women and minority focused organizations is launching a series of interviews with women in…

Ecosystems

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Women in Tech: Jackie Kazil from PyLadies DC

By | Dec 30, 2014 at 10:00 am

The Washington D.C. Metro Area is full of dozens of organizations dedicated to lowering the barrier for women and minorities in tech. DCFemTech, a collective of DC & Metro area women and minority focused organizations is launching a series of interviews with women in…

Location Based Services

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D.C. Loves Java: District Beans Launches Monthly Coffee Subscription Service

By | Dec 24, 2014 at 7:00 am

Washington, D.C. is the 11th most caffeinated city in the United States – at least, according to data compiled by The Daily Beast utilizing sources like market research firm NPD Group and personal finances service Mint.com. Looking at the number of coffee shops per…

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Congrats to the Winners of the Tech Cocktail DC All-Star 2014 Awards!

By | Dec 16, 2014 at 9:00 pm

There’s no better way to end the year than with a great holiday party, so we would like to thank the DC Tech community for celebrating with us in this major way. We gathered together with our friends at Vornado and Disruption Corporation in the home…

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A DC Startup Had One of 2014’s Top-Funded Tech Kickstarter Projects

By | Dec 16, 2014 at 12:30 pm

Earlier this year, we broke the news on The Micro – the first truly consumer 3D printer created by D.C. area startup M3D – which managed to raise $1 million in 24 hours through its Kickstarter campaign. And as we approach the close of another…

Ecosystems

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Women in Tech: Michelle Fox from Code for Progress

By | Dec 16, 2014 at 8:00 am

The Washington D.C. Metro Area is full of dozens of organizations dedicated to lowering the barrier for women and minorities in tech. DCFemTech, a collective of DC & Metro area women and minority focused organizations is launching a series of interviews with women in…

Business

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TransitScreen Looks to Keep Up With Fast-Changing Transportation Landscape

By | Dec 15, 2014 at 7:00 am

  The Washington D.C. area has a deceptively large number of transportation options. Metro, bikeshare, and city buses, of course, but what about the D.C. Circulator busline or the Fairfax Connector buses? Is Car2Go actually the best way to get downtown in a hurry?…