Meet serial entrepreneur Joe Payne [Events Roundup] - DC


Meet serial entrepreneur Joe Payne [Events Roundup]

Plus: Head over to Capitol Hill to learn more about the FCC Commissioner's proposed net neutrality regulations.

The U.S. Capitol, a disruptor of sorts.

(Photo by Flickr user BKL, used under a Creative Commons license)

Lots of interesting events are being held at the civically minded incubator 1776 this week. For a change of scene, you can also head down to Capitol Hill to learn more about the Federal Communications Commission’s version of disruption: net neutrality regulations.


Startup Grind Washington DC Hosts Joe Payne (Eloqua/Oracle)
Learn about SaaS, big data and DC Tech from Joe Payne, the former CEO of Eloqua and a director at TrackMaven.
Tuesday, Feb. 24
6:00-9:00 p.m.
1776, 1133 15th Street NW, 12th Floor.
RSVP. Tickets $0-$25.

Startup Benchmarks – Crush It or Be Crushed
And what metric should you use to measure the level of crushing or crushedness? Conversion rate, email open rate, acquisitions, churn revenue?
Tuesday, Feb. 24
7:00 p.m.
UberOffices Dupont, 1200 18th Street NW, Suite 700.
RSVP. $20.

CircleBack Launch Event
The app uses crowdsourcing and artificial intelligence to kill duplicates in your address book.
Thursday, Feb. 25
5:30-9:00 p.m.
1776, 1133 15th Street NW, 12th Floor.
RSVP. Free (but you gotta download the app).

DC Tech Meetup #33: FinTech Edition
Rescheduled due to snow, this month’s meetup will feature local fintech rising stars like the Bitcoin ShopEquityEats and Wealthminder.
Thursday, Feb. 26
7:00-8:30 p.m.
1776, 1133 15th Street NW, 12th Floor.
RSVP. Free.


FCC Net Neutrality Rules Briefing and 2015 Kickoff Happy Hour Reception
There will be a talk on the “open internet” rules up for a vote by the FCC. Then there will be drinks.
Friday, Feb. 27
3:30-6:00 p.m.
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2237.
RSVP. Free.

DC Service Jam
An weekend intensive to produce a service prototype, focused on human-centered design.
Friday, Feb. 27-Sunday, March 1
Starts Friday at 5:00 p.m.
Motiv, 811 North Royal Street, Alexandria.
RSVP. $30.

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