These Companies in Washington, D.C. Have the Coolest Office Perks
MARCH 28, 2017
The companies around washington, D.C. will inspire you and others will leave your jaw hanging
These Startups Really Run Washington
OCTOBER 6, 2016
In a high-pressure presidential election, there's no time for getting it wrong. Meet the businesses the candidates go to for help
5 Lessons From George Washington, America's First Entrepreneur
MAY 2, 2016
A new book explores Washington's business acumen and accomplishments
Washington Goes Politicking in L.A. at Jessica Alba's Honest Company
APRIL 19, 2016
Secretary Penny Pritzker's latest goodwill ambassador mission took her to Jessica Alba's company headquarters in L.A. for a roundtable with local startup entrepreneurs
When Wall Street and Washington Get Hacked, They Call This Guy
AUGUST 18, 2016
A chance encounter on an airliner prompted a then-McAfee exec to launch a new cybersecurity outfit. When the Democratic National Committee was hacked recently, it called CrowdStrike
Seeing Both Sides
MAY 7, 2011
Last Thursday, I helped lead a delegation of over one hundred CEOs to Washington DC - our most impressive turnout ever - to advocate for policies consistent with our values. There is a growing awareness in Washington on the importance of reducing regulatory burdens on business. In addition to my day job as an early-stage venture capitalist, I spend some time on civic activities - I think I must have gotten the social justice gene from my Dad.
Lessons in Leadership: How George Washington Surrendered His Ambitions--and Won Big
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
Great leaders recognize that they do not control the precise contours of the result they are striving for, nor its timing
Forget the Polls: This Is the Reason the Washington Redskins Should Change Their Name
MAY 24, 2016
A recent survey shows most Native Americans don't care about the name. but still
Why Washington, D.C. Could Be the Next Big Startup Hub
APRIL 1, 2016
One study recently reported that Washington. is now the 4th-most desirable city for startups in the U.S., behind New York and the Bay Area
The Washington Redskins Trademark Fight
MARCH 21, 2013
Patent and Trademark Office (TTAB) heard oral arguments in a decades-old case with far reaching implications: whether the Washington Redskins' famous trademarks should be cancelled because they are offensive to Native Americans.
Here are the 10 Fastest-Growing Companies in Washington, D.C.
AUGUST 12, 2015
Even when Congress is in gridlock, these private companies are working their way to quick returns. Meet the smart, innovative businesses that have our vote for this year's Inc.
George Washington: Founding Father of U.S. Entrepreneurship
FEBRUARY 22, 2016
How the founding father's business struggles helped him become an earlychampion of American entrepreneurship
5 Financial Professionals Every Entrepreneur Needs On Their Team
JANUARY 19, 2016
Washington, founder of Real Money Answers and author of “ Real Money Answers for Every Woman “ Your success, in any area of life, is strongly determined by the people you surround yourself with. by Patrice C.
How Bitcoin Won Washington's Heart
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
Does your company want to get the attention of Washington, D.C.? The Washington Post called the hearing a lovefest. Everything is looking sunny for the decentralized cryptocurrency largely used for illegal purchases. What gives?
7 Ways Washington May Affect Small Business This Year
MAY 15, 2013
Here''s what you should be watching in Washington. The deficit may be decreasing in the short term, but the national debt continues to increase and leaders in Washington are very much engaged in a budget battle that will affect you all. Never mind about the IRS shenanigans.
5 Ways Washington Is Actually Helping Small Businesses
DECEMBER 23, 2014
President Obama''s SBA chief and the GOP''s House Small Business Committee chairman both say they are helping small businesses. And yeah, they are
Favor Launches in Washington, D.C.
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
In its continued expansion across the country, Austin-based Favor announced this week it has launched in Washington, D.C. ” The company employs errand runners which […] The post Favor Launches in Washington, D.C. Favor is now available in 14 cities nationwide and in Canada. For the launch, the company is offering its first time customers in D.C. free delivery using the promo code “District.”
3 Lessons Small Businesses Could Teach Washington
OCTOBER 11, 2013
It seems Washington could take a lesson from them, but instead it’s the small business owners that have to sweat out this impasse. However this all shakes out, there are three lessons Washington could take from the small business community that would help them moving forward: 1.
Washington County woman found dead in car, investigated as homicide
Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News
DECEMBER 13, 2016
ROPER — Authorities in Washington County say a woman whose body was found inside a vehicle died from blunt force trauma to the head
Here Are the 10 Fastest-Growing Women-Led Companies in Washington, D.C.
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
For women entrepreneurs looking to make powerful connections or turn the government into a client, the nation's capital is the place to be
Dell Hackathon Turns Up the Heat on Washington D.C.
MARCH 18, 2016
A policy hackathon at SXSW challenged teams of entrepreneurs to come up with innovative solutions to business-related problems the next president will have to solve
Alexis Ohanian: How I Got Washington to Listen to Start-ups
MARCH 8, 2013
In mid November, Ohanian was working on the travel website Hipmunk and happened to be in Washington, D.C., Washington was a far cry from Silicon Valley. "I He says he's discussed the gossip a couple times with an important mentor from the Washington, D.C.,
‘Why I turned down Silicon Valley for Washington, DC’
The Next Web
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
It’s thought that US student debt is more than the rest of the world combined. With $1.2 trillion outstanding, its impact on lifetime earnings – and career choices – can’t be overstated. Who can afford to launch their own startup when Uncle Sam knocks down the door each month?
There Is Currently Way Too Much Pot in Washington State
JANUARY 16, 2015
With marijuana now legal in Washington, sellers have flooded the market--and demand isn''t catching up with supply
Here's How Big Tech is Spending Millions in Washington
JANUARY 22, 2014
The biggest tech companies--and their fast-growth startup counterparts--certainly pumped enough money into K Street to gain significant influence in Washington. It spent a total of $90,000 for influence in Washington. New filings show Facebook nearly doubled its lobbying expenses to $6.4
Grow Fast! 4 Lessons From Washington
JUNE 1, 2012
There's something about being in D.C. that makes people speak their minds. They're talking about small business--and the economy. You might want to take notes.
Washington D.C. Gets New (Possible) Tech Hub
JANUARY 25, 2013
In the years since the dotcom bubble’s epic burst, Washington, D.C. that will house co-working, education and tech community events, according to the Washington Business Journal.
8 Ways Washington Could Really Help Small Business
AUGUST 30, 2012
Politicians of both parties claim to support small business--but if that's so, here's what they should really do. Politicians in both parties claim to be supportive of small business, but frankly I don't see it.
2015 Challenge Cup Kicks off: Here are the winners from Washington, D.C.
The Next Web
OCTOBER 22, 2014
The new year came early to 1776 last night. The D.C. incubator – which launched in February 2013 – hosted the first regional pitch of its 2015 Challenge Cup. Founders from four categories – health, education, energy, and cities – competed to represent D.C. at the Challenge Festival in May 2015.
Don't Like the Way Things Are Going in Washington? 7 Ways to Do Something About It
JANUARY 30, 2017
Giving our democracy the attention it deserves can make us a better country for decades to come
Rural Broadband Necessary for Rural Innovation
Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
Writing you today from Three Oaks, Michigan, aka “Michiana” Steve Case’s article this morning in the Washington Post – Why innovation and start-ups are thriving in ‘flyover’ country – is spot on.
Washington, DC May 24: HBS Angels/VCs and Creating Portfolio Company Value
MAY 10, 2012
I hope you can join me in Washington, DC, on Thursday, May 24, 2012, 5:30 PM To 8:30 PM for a talk and event sponsored by the HBS Club of Washington, DC. Angel Investing Background: This event will also be used to re-launch the angel investing activity of the HBS Club of Washington DC. RSVP required; No money can be taken at door. As I’ve previously blogged , I will soon publish the first formal study of best practices of VCs in improving portfolio company value.
White House approves Shell Arctic drilling plan Washington (Platts)--11May2015/414 pm EDT/2014 GMT
MAY 12, 2015
From Platts: Shell plans to use the drillship M/V Noble Discover and the drilling unit Transocean Polar Pioneer for its planned Arctic drilling this summer. The two vessels will provide relief-well capabilities for each other, BOEM said in a statement. The conditional approval was lambasted by environmentalists Monday, claiming the administration has unnecessarily exposed the Arctic to an oil spill.
Washington's Appeal to New York Start-ups
OCTOBER 10, 2012
Before heading to Washington, he co-founded two health IT companies, athenahealth and CastLight Health. Believe it or not, Park told the audience at the Tech Meetup, he finds his time in Washington even more stimulating than helming two start-ups.
Business Owners March on Washington to Protest New Labor Rules
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
Small business owners took to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to voice their objections to a joint-ownership ruling from the National Labor Relations Board in August
Startup Day Across America on August 29
AUGUST 6, 2013
Though it may seem as if politicians in Washington, D.C. Much progress has been made to ensure that those in Washington are hearing entrepreneurs’ concerns, but we still have a long way to go – especially with connecting politicians to those in the seed-stage technology sector. Politics Entrepreneurship events global accelerator network startup day across america startups washington
How Washington Can Fix the Economy
AUGUST 9, 2012
Where have all of our heroes gone? We need a hero to get us back to economic prosperity and we need one now. Let's face it, the economy is in bad shape and probably won't be getting better anytime soon. Sure we've improved since 2008, but it is becoming evident that our lowered GDP is the new norm.
Eight Reasons Why 500 USA Manufacturers are Storming Washington DC this Week
JUNE 6, 2016
Factory employees are stepping aside from their daily responsibilities to awaken DC with a dose of reality
What Entrepreneurs Need From Washington Isn't Debatable
OCTOBER 16, 2012
Message to Washington: What entrepreneurs care about is the roiling uncertainty. Sad to say, that makes plenty of sense in this environment, where we are in suspended animation waiting to see how things play out in Washington and whether the economy can avoid another stall out.
Oregon, Washington Probe E. Coli Cases Linked to Chipotle
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
Three people in the Portland area and 19 people in Washington became sick after eating at the Mexican food chain since Oct. 14, the Oregon Health Authority said