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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What’s it like working as a developer at a fintech giant? These Capital One representatives fill us in

3 hours ago

What’s it like working as a developer at a fintech giant? These Capital One representatives fill us in

Capital One's Jay Michelini and Amanda Cronin give an overview of life on the product team at the fintech giant and what it looks for in new hires.
This Alexandria mom created an activewear company to assist neurodiverse inclusion efforts

May 17, 2022 5:27 pm

This Alexandria mom created an activewear company to assist neurodiverse inclusion efforts

She offered her thoughts on how employers can create a better workplace environment for neurodiverse employees.
Virongy Biosciences is adding 70 new jobs in biotech

May 17, 2022 1:43 pm

Virongy Biosciences is adding 70 new jobs in biotech

The openings at the Manassas company, which creates technology for virology and virus studies, are the latest of the nearly 400 tech positions that the Virginia Jobs Investment Program enabled in the Old Dominion State this year.
DC just launched a new Community Internet Program for affordable broadband

May 16, 2022 4:55 pm

DC just launched a new Community Internet Program for affordable broadband

The new initiative will allow providers to freely use DC's rooftops as long as they commit to providing district residents with affordable internet.
As we return to IRL events, what does connection look like for DMV startups?

May 13, 2022 3:54 pm

As we return to IRL events, what does connection look like for DMV startups?

From networking to investment deals to mentorships, the way we work together just looks different. DC-area founders and tech ecosystem builders shared their thoughts on what it means to connect in the DMV during a Technical.ly- and Silicon Valley Bank-hosted dinner this week.
Meet two local businesses selected for DC’s Rebuild Bond program

May 12, 2022 11:12 am

Meet two local businesses selected for DC’s Rebuild Bond program

Music production company Innovative Recordings and cybersecurity firm Triune Solutions were recently added to the network, which helps companies raise capital from local investors and community members.
How I Got Here: Margarita Womack’s cross-industry moves, from scientist to empanada empress

May 11, 2022 2:13 pm

How I Got Here: Margarita Womack’s cross-industry moves, from scientist to empanada empress

MasPanadas, Womack's DC-based frozen food company, creates about 20,000 empanadas every day. Before that, her career wound through biology, education and even real estate.
DMPED and the local BIDs have a new place to bring IRL workers back

May 11, 2022 9:30 am

DMPED and the local BIDs have a new place to bring IRL workers back

The Return to DC campaign is aimed at both companies that already had office space before the pandemic and those interested in making new moves toward in-person work.
UMD is officially opening its IDEA Factory building for entrepreneurship

May 10, 2022 12:05 pm

UMD is officially opening its IDEA Factory building for entrepreneurship

The E.A. Fernandez IDEA Factory will support student founders in multimedia, robotics, rotorcraft, quantum engineering and more.
Climate tech company Arcadia is now a unicorn

May 10, 2022 9:01 am

Climate tech company Arcadia is now a unicorn

With a $200 million raise, the renewable energy tech company now boasts a valuation of $1.45 billion. Expect hiring and expansion of its software product, Arc, from the funds.

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