Local non-profit organizations have tapped into lessons learned from entrepreneurs to survive recent political changes, said the president and CEO of Volunteers of America Chesapeake.
The greater Washington region has struggled to retain the flood of millennials and young entrepreneurs who moved to D.C. during the Obama administration, said Bloomberg U.S. economy reporter.
An innovative startup born in the Greater Washington Region, TransitScreen, aims to simplify transit options for riders around the world.
The latest effort to save the deteriorating Washington Metro system is the region’s “biggest test” in a long time, says Washington Post reporter Bob McCartney as the transit system’s general manager issued a wide-ranging rescue plan.
A DC foundation is raising funds to ensure all defendants receive a fair trial, including civil cases. Kirra Jarratt, Executive Director of the D.C. Bar Foundation, says last year, it gave out over $6 million.
A seven-time D.C. entrepreneur wants to use advances in the internet of things to revolutionize the service supply chain industry. Dick Hyatt, CEO of Decisiv, focuses on providing a framework and platform for industrial applications. The framework ranges from mobile technicians to deals to fleet maintenance.
The state of Virginia has made investments to spur industries such as cybersecurity and biotech, according to Ed Albrigo, who leads one of the state organizations leading growth in innovation and entrepreneurship.
An entrepreneur who used 3D printers in Afghanistan to create solutions for soldiers in combat took his battlefield experience and started a company that now trains Marines. Brad Halsey, founder and CEO of Building Momentum, says his company trains Marines and inspires them to take those lessons into combat.
The founder of Rethink Impact calls it the largest-ever impact fund in the U.S. that invests with a gender lens. Founder Jenny Abramson looks to fund companies with women in positions of leadership.
Leadership Greater Washington builds great leaders – and identifies which problems the region needs to tackle, according to President & CEO Doug Duncan.
Software is the answer for many hacking woes, according to this cybersecurity company founder, who has found that passwords are the simple root of so many breaches.
Entrepreneurs can successfully straddle the worlds of government contracting and private sector deals. One local founder says the region is ripe with untapped opportunity.
Growth [period] was born from the concept that every goal must have a plan. Founder Courtney Spaeth is driven by the idea that every company should focus on the specifics of what it wants to achieve.
MasterPeace Launchpad is a government contracting cybersecurity firm that helps software engineers apply their skills to starting their own businesses.
DC entrepreneur Dan Berger describes how building a rapidly-growing startup is strengthened by making sure employees know how to be socially engaged.
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