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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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Security tech company Pangiam is making a $1.4M investment in a new NoVa HQ

Sep. 27, 2022 9:55 am

Security tech company Pangiam is making a $1.4M investment in a new NoVa HQ

The new HQ project will add 201 new jobs, the company said. Pangiam Tech primarily works with customers in security and travel for implementing its identity verification tech.
Downtown’s Fearless plans to upgrade the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services via a $67M contract

Sep. 26, 2022 2:25 pm

Downtown’s Fearless plans to upgrade the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services via a $67M contract

The contract, which comes from the Woodlawn-based Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, will support a project to improve state governments and users' experience with Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program.
Here’s how Enabled Intelligence plans to build an accessible workplace for neurodivergent technologists

Sep. 26, 2022 9:00 am

Here’s how Enabled Intelligence plans to build an accessible workplace for neurodivergent technologists

The data labeling company plans to add 117 new jobs thanks to a $1.4 million investment. Its CEO explains how it plans to make this processes work for the neurodiverse workers he wants to hire.
Power Moves: Capital One has a new CPO of enterprise services

Sep. 22, 2022 2:23 pm

Power Moves: Capital One has a new CPO of enterprise services

Plus, meet RegScale's new CISO and the new C-suite team at mPhase Technologies.
Meet Maryland’s Treevo, a single app for all social media accounts

Sep. 21, 2022 3:30 pm

Meet Maryland’s Treevo, a single app for all social media accounts

Treevo leaders Tywande Barnes and Michael Ogunyemi gave us the 411 on their app, which looks to create a centralized digital identity by letting users post and view content from all their apps in a single place.
Pie Insurance just raised a $315M megaround for its insurance technology

Sep. 21, 2022 2:15 pm

Pie Insurance just raised a $315M megaround for its insurance technology

According to CEO John Swigart, the funds will be used for further development of its technology and hiring "across nearly every team and function" at the company.
Quorum is acquiring policy tech company Capitol Canary

Sep. 20, 2022 3:17 pm

Quorum is acquiring policy tech company Capitol Canary

"We've always had a lot of respect and admiration for the business they built," said Quorum CEO Alex Wirth. "As we watched them grow and us grow in size, we always knew that someday it would make sense to put the two businesses together."
Check out the digs at Marriott’s new global HQ

Sep. 20, 2022 10:18 am

Check out the digs at Marriott’s new global HQ

The hospitality giant just unveiled a huge, 785,000-square-foot global headquarters in Bethesda. Marriott broke ground on the site in 2018.
Meet the winners of DC Startup Week’s annual pitch competiton

Sep. 19, 2022 4:00 pm

Meet the winners of DC Startup Week’s annual pitch competiton

Ten finalists competed at DC Startup Week's closing event, split between early- and growth-stage groups. Here are the winners.
What’s the future of Web3? Experts shared their thoughts

Sep. 19, 2022 1:36 pm

What’s the future of Web3? Experts shared their thoughts

Panelists Anastasia Dellaccio, Shailee Adinolfi, Shekinah Apedo and Rakia Finley spoke about the future of Web3 in a session during DC Startup Week 2022. Here are some of their insights.