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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 ESG? 5 DMV tech leaders talk about building companies with the environment and society in mind

11 hours ago

What’s ESG? 5 DMV tech leaders talk about building companies with the environment and society in mind

Leaders from local startup ecosystem like MPOWER Financing, Bethesda Green and Zeal Capital Partners offer their thoughts on establishing ESG goals, and tracking progress as they grow.
DC’s annual RAMMY Awards for restaurants is adding a tech category

Jul. 29, 2021 10:41 am

DC’s annual RAMMY Awards for restaurants is adding a tech category

This year, the public can vote on a "Tech Trailblazers" category from the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington's annual RAMMY awards. Check out the nominees.
Class Technologies is eyeing unicorn status with a $105M, SoftBank-backed Series B

Jul. 28, 2021 4:57 pm

Class Technologies is eyeing unicorn status with a $105M, SoftBank-backed Series B

It's the second round the D.C. company has raised since the spring, bringing the overall tally to $160 million raised since its launch last year. CEO Michael Chasen said the edtech company is looking to expand internationally.
This DMV expat is creating an online course for creative entrepreneurs

Jul. 28, 2021 9:13 am

This DMV expat is creating an online course for creative entrepreneurs

Founder Malachi Fuller is creating a free course called Hyyer Education. He's looking to offer resources for the creative side of entrepreneurship.
Money Moves: Arlington-based Interos is now a unicorn

Jul. 27, 2021 1:04 pm

Money Moves: Arlington-based Interos is now a unicorn

Plus, TEDCO announced grants for 45 Maryland businesses, and a SPAC from Revolution's Steve Case completed its first merger.
Arlington’s EdTech Evidence Exchange wants to help schools build better edtech budgets

Jul. 26, 2021 4:24 pm

Arlington’s EdTech Evidence Exchange wants to help schools build better edtech budgets

The Genome Project report says that about half of all education technology isn't being used correctly. Here's how the nonprofit plans to encourage more effective spending.
With a $30M raise, DC’s DNSFilter is hiring and building out its cybersecurity product arm

Jul. 26, 2021 9:22 am

With a $30M raise, DC’s DNSFilter is hiring and building out its cybersecurity product arm

The DNS content-filtering company sought a raise to continue the rapid growth it's seen over the past year. A largely remote org with local roots, it will be adding 80 positions by the end of 2021.
With an $800M Dragoneer merger, Cvent is going public (again)

Jul. 23, 2021 1:43 pm

With an $800M Dragoneer merger, Cvent is going public (again)

In the SPAC deal, the Tysons Corner company will once again be traded publicly. Cvent made its initial IPO in 2013, raising $135 million.
Customers can skip the line at the new Amazon Fresh in Logan Circle. Here’s how it works

Jul. 22, 2021 4:18 pm

Customers can skip the line at the new Amazon Fresh in Logan Circle. Here’s how it works

Amazon just opened its second tech-heavy grocery store in the DC region Thursday. It's tricked out with Just Walk Out tech that lets you—well, you get it.
Lime rolls out ‘equity zone pricing’ for escooter trips east of the river

Jul. 22, 2021 11:40 am

Lime rolls out ‘equity zone pricing’ for escooter trips east of the river

The company is offering a 15% discount for trips that start in Wards 7 and 8 in an attempt to make its transportation options more accessible. "We believe micromobility is a key component of equitable transportation systems," said Lime's Robert Gardner.

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