Michaela Althouse, Author at Technical.ly DC

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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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A few months after its launch, here’s what we know about the US Digital Corps

Oct. 19, 2021 3:15 pm

A few months after its launch, here’s what we know about the US Digital Corps

The US General Services Administration launched the early-career fellowship program in August to help build the social impact-focused tech talent pipeline. Applications are expected to open in the next few weeks.
Here are the 16 DC orgs that took home a 2021 Moxie Award

Oct. 18, 2021 3:28 pm

Here are the 16 DC orgs that took home a 2021 Moxie Award

The award program commends DC companies on their "boldness" in business, entrepreneurship and the tech ecosystem. Winners included Goodworld, GiveCampus, Arlo Solutions and more.
Amid The Great Resignation, this cybersecurity director says it’s time to rethink hiring

Oct. 18, 2021 9:26 am

Amid The Great Resignation, this cybersecurity director says it’s time to rethink hiring

With companies seeking to fill roles during a period of unprecedented shifts, ThreatQuotient director of threat intelligence Michel Huffaker said it's a time for both hiring managers and candidates to reconsider how they find the right fit.
DC-area companies raised $1.3B in VC funding in the third quarter. Here are the top 10 deals

Oct. 15, 2021 3:08 pm

DC-area companies raised $1.3B in VC funding in the third quarter. Here are the top 10 deals

The DMV saw seven megarounds of more than $100 million in the third quarter, according to the Pitchbook-NVCA Venture Monitor. It continues a year of billion-dollar quarters.
Coding Dojo has a new part-time course for UX/UI professionals

Oct. 15, 2021 9:55 am

Coding Dojo has a new part-time course for UX/UI professionals

Following a demand from hiring managers, the coding bootcamp's virtual, 24-week program is aimed at both students looking to break into the industry and those already in design careers.
These 3 DMV healthtech startups nabbed a spot in 2Gether-International’s first tech cohort

Oct. 14, 2021 4:02 pm

These 3 DMV healthtech startups nabbed a spot in 2Gether-International’s first tech cohort

2Gether's first tech-specific cohort, supported by Google for Startups, was created specifically for founders with disabilities.
A new report from Accenture shows how state governments are embracing cloud technology

Oct. 14, 2021 11:34 am

A new report from Accenture shows how state governments are embracing cloud technology

The cloud market is bigger than ever before, but many states still have mainframe computers. A new study from Arlington-based Accenture Federal Services and NASCIO offers a view on cloud adoption from state CIOs.
RealLIST Engineers 2021: Meet 16 influential technologists leading DC into the future

Oct. 13, 2021 5:00 pm

RealLIST Engineers 2021: Meet 16 influential technologists leading DC into the future

Technical.ly's third annual list spotlights the software, data and cyber pros that are taking on tough challenges on their own teams, and leading the way for others across #dctech.
Money Moves: Arlington cyber firm Shift5 raised a $20M Series A round

Oct. 13, 2021 12:51 pm

Money Moves: Arlington cyber firm Shift5 raised a $20M Series A round

Plus, BrainScope raised $35 million in fresh funding and Xometry has a new scholarship program for Howard University students.
What is public interest tech? This foundation leader breaks down what it means for DC

Oct. 12, 2021 4:31 pm

What is public interest tech? This foundation leader breaks down what it means for DC

DC can lead in building technology to address social issues, said Vilas Dhar, president of the Patrick J McGovern Foundation. It'll take a focus on building both tech tools, and jobs.

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