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Christopher Wink

Christopher Wink

Christopher Wink is a Cofounder, Chief Executive Officer and Publisher of Technical.ly, the local technology news network. In that capacity, he is a co-organizer of Philly Tech Week, Baltimore Innovation Week, Delaware Innovation Week and other events that bring smart people together. Previously, Wink worked for a homeless advocacy nonprofit and was a freelance reporter for a variety of publications. He writes regularly about news innovation and best business practices on his personal blog here and curates a personal monthly newsletter of ideas and links here. The bicycle commuter loves cities, urban politics and squabbling about neighborhood boundaries.

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‘It’s irresponsible to not look critically’ at where your company is based business

Oct. 27, 2017 12:44 pm

‘It’s irresponsible to not look critically’ at where your company is based

Being a great place to live is good for D.C. as a tech hub. But founders also have to ask: who are their customers, employees and investors – and where are they?
Who will be DC’s fourth-wave consumer-tech success? business

Oct. 12, 2017 12:45 pm

Who will be DC’s fourth-wave consumer-tech success?

It seems to happen every 10 years: from AOL in the mid 1980s, to Blackboard in 1997 to LivingSocial in 2007. What startup founded today will be D.C.'s next big consumer tech company?
Don’t sleep on the importance of big tech brand policy offices for DC civic

Sep. 25, 2017 12:59 pm

Don’t sleep on the importance of big tech brand policy offices for DC

Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter. They all have offices in D.C., but rarely hire technical talent. Here's why they still matter to #dctech.
For diversity and inclusion in tech, ‘This opportunity is too big to miss’ access

Sep. 18, 2017 12:38 pm

For diversity and inclusion in tech, ‘This opportunity is too big to miss’

At a DC Startup Week panel discussion, equitability wasn't just about justice. It was about capitalizing on the opportunity presented by millions of underserved Americans.
Multiplying meetups look to the collective access

Aug. 18, 2017 12:51 pm

Multiplying meetups look to the collective

Amid the District's flourishing tech events and resources comes a need for coalition groups and efforts.
This fall, Inova Health will launch its Personalized Health Accelerator business

Jul. 31, 2017 12:48 pm

This fall, Inova Health will launch its Personalized Health Accelerator

The formal application process will start in September. Part of a “personalized” program in Fairfax, the offer is $75,000 for 10 percent equity, plus access to one of Virginia's biggest health systems.
Hey, here’s a trick for landing a DevOps job at Vox Media: be a fan dev

Mar. 28, 2017 12:57 pm

Hey, here’s a trick for landing a DevOps job at Vox Media: be a fan

Ahead of our tech jobs fair, NET/WORK, Vox Media VP of Engineering Sachin Nene talks about dev culture at the surging publishing company.
For #dctech, it can’t just be bigger, it has to be better civic

Mar. 19, 2015 9:08 am

For #dctech, it can’t just be bigger, it has to be better

This current wave of technologists and entrepreneurs in the District won't always have the spotlight. A dozen community leaders convened by Technical.ly DC discussed how the work this community is doing can last.
Commercial real estate giant JLL is getting disruptive: HiRise business

Feb. 4, 2015 8:03 am

Commercial real estate giant JLL is getting disruptive: HiRise

Can an industry leader innovate its own marketplace?
Govlish is like Urban Dictionary for bureaucrats business

Jan. 28, 2015 7:59 am

Govlish is like Urban Dictionary for bureaucrats

Based out of incubator 1776, Robert Mander has cataloged nearly 100,000 government acronyms, abbreviations and other terms. Now he wants to build up a paying client base that needs to navigate the alphabet soup.

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