Michaela Althouse

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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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Manassas-HQed SylLab is building post-quantum cybersecurity

Dec. 8, 2022 4:51 pm

Manassas-HQed SylLab is building post-quantum cybersecurity

Founder Bart Slowik offered an overview on his quantum cryptography company and how he hopes it will protect companies as quantum computing develops.
How I Got Here: Why pro clarinetist Charlotte Kies left music for a career in tech

Dec. 8, 2022 9:42 am

How I Got Here: Why pro clarinetist Charlotte Kies left music for a career in tech

Kies left a career as a professional musician and music teacher for one as a software engineer. Here's how she did it.
After 10 years, founders share what 2Gether-International means to the disabled community

Dec. 7, 2022 5:31 pm

After 10 years, founders share what 2Gether-International means to the disabled community

2GI has helped about 70 founders with their coaching, advice and accelerator cohorts. We spoke to its creator and program participants about its personal and professional impact — and where it's heading next.
How do you build an inclusive tech talent pipleine? Excella EVP Mahreen Rashid weighed in

Dec. 7, 2022 12:00 pm

How do you build an inclusive tech talent pipleine? Excella EVP Mahreen Rashid weighed in

Rashid, who heads HR, workforce management, analytics and internal communications discussed effective recruiting and building a workplace where diverse hires want to stay.
M&A Moves: DC real estate tech company Till was acquired by Marlette Holdings

Dec. 6, 2022 10:28 am

M&A Moves: DC real estate tech company Till was acquired by Marlette Holdings

Plus, Leonardo DRS lands on the Nasdaq, Cycurion goes public and additional recent merger and acquisition news.
A Georgetown software developer created a startup to automate spreadsheets

Dec. 5, 2022 2:33 pm

A Georgetown software developer created a startup to automate spreadsheets

Georgetown Software House founder Bediako George built Pebble Stream to provide a better, code-enabled way to use spreadsheets.
College Park’s InventWood scored $20M from the Department of Energy

Dec. 5, 2022 10:39 am

College Park’s InventWood scored $20M from the Department of Energy

The company developed a process to make wood stronger and lighter than steel for building projects.
Educators believe we can reach students with quantum right now

Dec. 1, 2022 5:27 pm

Educators believe we can reach students with quantum right now

Here's what leaders from the University of DC, Fairfax County Public Schools and the University of Illinois said about the topic during the Quantum World Congress.
TEDCO just announced the first founders in its inaugural women’s leadership programs

Dec. 1, 2022 1:10 pm

TEDCO just announced the first founders in its inaugural women’s leadership programs

The Open Institute for Black Women Entrepreneur Excellence in Howard County and the Leading Women’s Program in Montgomery County will support local women founders seeking advice on leadership and startup growth.
Meet the winners of the first Quantum World Congress’ $25K pitch competition

Nov. 30, 2022 4:11 pm

Meet the winners of the first Quantum World Congress’ $25K pitch competition

Six finalists from around the world competed at the inaugural quantum tech-focused convening for five-figure funding. Learn who took home the prize.