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University of Maryland Dingman Angels and Their Investment Impact on DC

By | Jan 18, 2012 at 1:00 pm

The University of Maryland is home to one of DC’s most active angel investor groups.  In 2011, members of the Dingman Angels wrote checks for 9 companies, making 2011 the network’s most active year since its founding in 2004.  Investments included Brazen Careerist, Cirrusworks,…


Angel Funding: Sometimes Even Pretty Girls Don’t Get Asked to Dance

By | Dec 7, 2011 at 3:30 pm

I’m a Dingman Angel, which is an angel network sponsored by the University of Maryland’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship.  As a member of the group, I recently encountered a disgruntled entrepreneur who was incredulous that his startup was eliminated during the screening process –…


DC DC Area Coming-Out Party: Distilled Intelligence

By | Oct 6, 2011 at 3:45 pm isn’t your standard Venture Capital firm, at least not the type of firm we’ve become use to in the DC region. There’s just something different about the firm’s partners Jonathon Perrelli and Adam Fazackerley.  They talk differently, they’re approachable and pragmatic where others…



Startup Pitches Go 140 Characters @TweetDingman

By | Mar 22, 2011 at 3:04 pm

Can you tell your story in 10 Tweets or less? Glen Hellman wants you to – and the winner gets $2,000. Not bad for just 1280 characters! One of our special Tech Cocktail contributors, Glen Hellman, is on the board of the Dingman Center…