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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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After last year’s pandemic layoffs, WhyHotel has a new ‘hospitality living’ service in Tysons growth

May 11, 2021 1:56 pm

After last year’s pandemic layoffs, WhyHotel has a new ‘hospitality living’ service in Tysons

The D.C.-based alternative lodging company said Tuesday that it would be opening a new high-end, service-oriented living space at the Meridian’s Rise and Bolden apartment complex. It comes after the company was able to rehire some employees this year.
Model B has a new president heading its AI-based digital advertising efforts growth

May 11, 2021 8:45 am

Model B has a new president heading its AI-based digital advertising efforts

With new president Todd Silverstein, Leesburg, Virginia-based digital agency Model B is looking to grow its team and predictive AI technology, called BluePrint. We talked to Silverstein about the "fun challenge" of running a company.
Revolution’s Rise of the Rest is hosting a career fair for tech jobs outside the big 3 hubs professional development

May 10, 2021 2:33 pm

Revolution’s Rise of the Rest is hosting a career fair for tech jobs outside the big 3 hubs

The virtual event has 1,000 open jobs, and will seek to spotlight individual cities. It's part of Revolution's work to boost awareness about startup opportunities outside of Silicon Valley, New York and Boston.
Power Moves: Techstars has a new managing director for its longevity accelerator professional development

May 10, 2021 9:54 am

Power Moves: Techstars has a new managing director for its longevity accelerator

Plus, 3Pillar launches an advisory council and Accenture Federal Services moves its CIO up the ladder.
Money Moves: UrbanStems looks to keep growing following $20M Series C growth

May 7, 2021 4:00 pm

Money Moves: UrbanStems looks to keep growing following $20M Series C

Plus, M&A News from a quartet of government-facing firms headquartered in Northern Virginia.
This Code for DC project is updating the city’s car crash data for safer streets civic

May 7, 2021 7:47 am

This Code for DC project is updating the city’s car crash data for safer streets

Traffic safety advocates Charlotte Jackson and Michael Eichler developed a Code for DC project for more accurate car crash data in the district. "Being specific with numbers and locations is really key to finding solutions to these problems."
Capital Bikeshare riders can once again earn angel status civic

May 5, 2021 4:06 pm

Capital Bikeshare riders can once again earn angel status

CaBi is bringing back the Bike Angels program. It aims to get bikes more evenly distributed throughout docks in the city, and offers rewards to the good samartians who help a community bicycle system out.
Boeing invests $50M in Virginia Tech Innovation Campus to fuel diversity initiatives access

May 4, 2021 2:30 pm

Boeing invests $50M in Virginia Tech Innovation Campus to fuel diversity initiatives

The funding will be used to accelerate scholarship initiatives and faculty hiring at the Alexandria campus. Boeing made the announcement Tuesday at an event with Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and Congressional leaders.
Software-supported jobs grew 19% in DC since 2018, report finds software development

May 4, 2021 6:05 am

Software-supported jobs grew 19% in DC since 2018, report finds

A new jobs report from Software.org: The BSA Foundation shows that software roles have seen steady growth since 2018 in D.C. The org's executive director thinks that there's even more potential with Amazon HQ2 and the variety of software uses shown over the past year.

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