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Michaela Althouse is the lead reporter for Technical.ly's DC market. Before starting at Technical.ly, she was the West Coast reporter at New Project Media, and has previously written for Washingtonian Magazine, Philadelphia Magazine and Metro Eireann in Dublin, Ireland.

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Maryland invests in its cyber pipeline with a new SANS Institute partnership

7 hours ago

Maryland invests in its cyber pipeline with a new SANS Institute partnership

In partnership with the SANS Cyber Workforce Academy, the state seeks to bulk up its cyber workforce with a free, six-month training program geared toward technologists of color, women and veterans.
M&A Moves: Cox Enterprises is set to acquire Axios for $525M

Aug. 9, 2022 4:51 pm

M&A Moves: Cox Enterprises is set to acquire Axios for $525M

Plus, SES Government Solutions and QinetiQ are inking near-$500 million M&A deals around the local tech scene.
Village Capital just launched a resiliency cohort for founders working in disaster relief

Aug. 9, 2022 10:36 am

Village Capital just launched a resiliency cohort for founders working in disaster relief

Village Capital's ADAPT program is on the hunt for 20-24 startups creating disaster resilience solutions. By December, two participants will each receive a $50,000, no-equity investment from MetLife Foundation.
Tech nonprofit Worthy Mentoring wants to help LGBTQ adults with coming out

Aug. 8, 2022 5:41 pm

Tech nonprofit Worthy Mentoring wants to help LGBTQ adults with coming out

Michael Edmonson created his app-based nonprofit to give the LGBTQ community a safe space to get their questions about the coming out process answered.
Sailing, whiskey influencing and more: 4 DC tech pros share their (very cool) favorite hobbies

Aug. 8, 2022 3:57 pm

Sailing, whiskey influencing and more: 4 DC tech pros share their (very cool) favorite hobbies

Fifth Tribe's Khuram Zaman, Spotify's Taylor Poindexter, Kion's Brian Price and Future AI's Charles Simon clued us in on what they do when the work clock stops running.
How I Got Here: From marketer to Capital One MVP, here’s how Marcie Apelt made the jump to tech

Aug. 4, 2022 4:01 pm

How I Got Here: From marketer to Capital One MVP, here’s how Marcie Apelt made the jump to tech

She started as a marketing professional for a small company in Seattle. Now, the AI and machine learning leader discusses the steps she took to overcome imposter syndrome and rise through the banking giant's ranks.
Power Moves: Michael Saylor is leaving MicroStrategy’s CEO post to focus on crypto

Aug. 4, 2022 11:45 am

Power Moves: Michael Saylor is leaving MicroStrategy’s CEO post to focus on crypto

Plus, Greater Washington Partnership has a new CEO and the director of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center is bowing out.
Event tech startup Happied just raised $1.6M to build out its development team

Aug. 3, 2022 3:30 pm

Event tech startup Happied just raised $1.6M to build out its development team

Round participants included HearstLabs, Virginia Venture Partners and High Street Equity. The company will put the funds toward building out a development team.
Here’s what the CEO of NoVa’s Arcfield sees in defense tech’s future

Aug. 3, 2022 11:00 am

Here’s what the CEO of NoVa’s Arcfield sees in defense tech’s future

Arcfield CEO Kevin Kelly is making bets on hypersonic technology and an emphasis on cybersecurity at his 1,300-person company in Chantilly.
Just 8 months after its founding, compliance tech startup RegScale raised a $20M Series A

Aug. 2, 2022 9:05 am

Just 8 months after its founding, compliance tech startup RegScale raised a $20M Series A

The Tysons Corner company closed the round after a huge period of growth. Investors SYN Ventures, SineWave Ventures, VIPC’s Virginia Venture Partners and SecureOctane all took part.