Startup Weekend on August 4th gives entrepreneurs a hands-on look at building a business.
To learn more about the upcoming event, What’s Working in Washington sat down with Startup Weekend community organizer and alum, John Balkam.
FactSquared founder Bill Frischling works in the center of the interface between technology and politics, and says the former’s use in the field has become an “arms race.”
The founder and CEO of the local lifestyle brand and community blog Girl’s Night In wanted to help “boss women to celebrate staying in instead of going out.”
Thanks to technology, many new developments improve the lives of people with disabilities, yet many organizations are still working to give wider access to these breakthroughs.
The D.C. region’s economic growth is slowing down, but not reversing just yet, according to a report by George Mason University’s Steven S. Fuller Institute.
Through constant discussions on how to grow the D.C. region’s economy, the answer may be directly in front of us, said Bob Sweeney, managing director of the Global Cities Initiative.
After running the popular blog for a decade, Sorensen turned back to companies in the D.C. area to find where her career should go next, with the specific hope in mind to “make an impact in this world,” she said.
Chairman and CEO Ron Paul says EagleBank’s success has always been tied to growing and managing business relationships.
For this week’s Extra episode, What’s Working in Washington sat down with three of the area’s top experts on cybersecurity and hacking to see what needs to be done to protect your business. Andres Franzetti,…
Selling a small business can be an extremely difficult process for entrepreneurs. The financial hoops and legal terms can be foreign at first and require time for company leaders to understand a process that can get drawn out.
Developments in D.C. technology have created new definitions of a “beltway bandit,” according to Joshua Konowe, serial entrepreneur and founding member of multiple startups in the region. He warns of folks who are masquerading as experts in the field.
Pete Tseronis says he is a great example of how to learn from working with the federal government, and then jumping into the private sector.
Genesys Works gives access to the technology and IT industries by training young adults, says executive director Mahan Tavakoli.
Local startup Thresher focuses on analyzing large volumes of data, and CEO Becky Fair says the use of AI and machine learning came from the study of Chinese internet censorship.
The fields of academia, government, and entrepreneurship have similar tactics to employ to reach success, according to Julie Lenzer, Associate Vice President for Innovation and Economic Development at the University of Maryland.