The most surprising thing when becoming a founder? Watching her company’s culture develop.
The same way playing identical notes can sound different from one musician to the next because of personal style, new technology can spot the pacing and patterns of our typing — the newest tool in fighting cyber hacking and identity theft.
The CEO of one of the largest educators for three- and four-year-olds in DC says new tech methods are changing the pre-school education.
Connecting sensors to the internet, collecting massive amounts of data, and turning it into intelligencethats what Bob Marshall aims to do as CEO of Earth Networks.
Former Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sean Griffin has a plan to help to entrepreneurs around the world start and grow their businesses. His organization Griffinworx has created $744 million in economic income, mostly in developing countries. Now he’s bringing Griffinworx back to the United States, partnering with eBay to operate StartUp Cups in Washington, DC and Brooklyn to help women, immigrants and other groups facing obstacles in getting their businesses off the ground.
When starting a business, a lawyer is almost always required to help a business grow and while it may go against common sense, lawyers work to save startups money in legal fees.
The first four months of the Trump administration have been engaging, to say the least, and how his presidency serves to affect the socioeconomic landscape is still up for debate.
Augmented reality, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence are not simply trendy new technologies. They are tools shaping government and commerce for years to come. “Our industry computing is in a state of transformation,” says Michael McCormack, CEO of Eolian, a software development and content production firm that specializes in AR, VR, and AI. “Our computers are slowly moving from your pockets and our hands to our heads.”
The business editor for The Washington Post has insight into how D.C. is being framed and perceived around the world, and says these are exciting times.
While Washington, D.C.’s culture is often reduced to that of lobbyists and government officials, locals have started to push back against this characterization to show off the vibrant life of the area.
The area’s theatre, music and food cultures have developed beyond expectations and remain underrated, according to Rachel Nania and Jason Fraley, cohosts of the Capital Culture podcast.
The new administration has promised to focus on cybersecurity and artificial intelligence and will be looking to the Washington, D.C. region for new breakthroughs in technology. Chuck Brooks, Vice President of Government Relations & Marketing at Sutherland Government Solutions, says the region should pounce on the opportunity.
The latest real estate app augments services such as Zillow to allow home buyers to save money, according to Upside Door COO Ric Fleisher.
The Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative acts as a disruptor. While most of academia is placed in a few designated skill and subject categories, entrepreneurship cuts across disciplines, says director Jeff Reid.
While the drive behind traditional non-profits is ever present, many of them are quickly adapting to ensure enthusiastic engagement of the millennial generation, according to Rosie Allen-Herring, President and CEO of United Way of the National Capital Area (NCA).