Category: Startups

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The Six Essentials of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs

Microsoft Research has posted this video of Amy Wilkinson talking about how some people turn ideas into enterprises or initiatives that endure and why some people succeed when so many others fail. Over the course of five years, Amy Wilkinson conducted rigorous interviews and analyzed research across many different fields....

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#DCTech Gets National Atttention, Tahzoo Now Officially a Big Deal, and Boston Properties Has Big Plans for the Area’s Tech Scene

#DCTech Minute for May 19, 2015 Show Notes 1. @Recode #INNOVATIONNATION: Are D.C. Startups Seeding the Next American Revolution? #dctech http://t.co/59YFYKQRZw @dharrisindc @burfield 2. ‏@waltmossberg Five Washington-Area Startups to Watch: #dctech series part 2 http://on.recode.net/1e5xdW7 by @Amy_Schatz 3. @WBJonline D.C.-based @Tahzoo is now one of the world’s largest in customer...

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Hack4Congress DC, InnoMAYtion, and What AOL Meant to Washington Tech Scene

Today’s #DCTech Minute Show Notes 1. @DC_Inno .@XAPPmedia Raises $3.8M to Expand Its Interactive Radio Ad Services: http://bit.ly/1cA1Y4m — #dctech #advertising 2. @marcidale So true on #AOL’s influence on #DCTech: “What AOL meant to Washington’s tech industry” http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/capitalbusiness/what-aol-meant-to-washingtons-tech-industry/2015/05/12/aecc39e4-f8cd-11e4-9030-b4732caefe81_story.html … 3. @revolution Mayor Bowser’s Newest Tech Initiative, InnoMAYtion, Is Unveiled at...

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Tech Hubs in DC and Arlington Combine

Sounds like a good thing, but does consolidation in the incubator space bring forth good things for the local startup economy or bad things? Two of the Washington area’s top hubs of tech networking and venture capital are combining, as District-based incubator and seed fund 1776 is acquiring Crystal City’s Disruption Corp,...