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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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19 tech education programs helping DC youth build the future

Sep. 17, 2021 4:23 pm

19 tech education programs helping DC youth build the future

From bootcamps to summer sessions and after-school clubs, DC, Maryland and Virginia have a wealth of offerings for youth who want a career in tech. Here's who's planting the first seeds for techy teens and kids.
DC’s CityWorks program wants to help high school students with tech employment

Sep. 17, 2021 11:19 am

DC’s CityWorks program wants to help high school students with tech employment

Area employers often claim of a talent pipeline shortage in industries like IT and cybersecurity. Equipping high school students with tech skills could be a key part of the solution.
Be it for startups or federal employees, here’s how WeWork is retooling coworking options in DC

Sep. 16, 2021 5:03 pm

Be it for startups or federal employees, here’s how WeWork is retooling coworking options in DC

After its tumble in 2019 and the pandemic, WeWork is growing again in the DMV. Atlantic VP Errol Williams talks about how coworking fits into a hybrid world.
Small business bonds: a new way for DC residents to invest locally

Sep. 16, 2021 11:11 am

Small business bonds: a new way for DC residents to invest locally

DC government and SMBX are teaming up to allow local residents to do more than shop local and put a little extra in the tip jar.
Money Moves: In which Arcadia and ID.me both raised $100M megarounds on the same day

Sep. 15, 2021 4:19 pm

Money Moves: In which Arcadia and ID.me both raised $100M megarounds on the same day

Three days into the workweek, DC companies have already raised almost $300 million. No biggie.
Tune in to Fast Forward, a new video series on the space industry’s future from Reston’s ASCEND

Sep. 15, 2021 11:29 am

Tune in to Fast Forward, a new video series on the space industry’s future from Reston’s ASCEND

Hosted by Devin Liddell and Kara Cunzeman, the series explores how the technologies we use on Earth can grow in space — and the technical challenges professionals will have to overcome.
DC-born Blackboard is merging with Florida’s Anthology to create a giant edtech company

Sep. 14, 2021 5:46 pm

DC-born Blackboard is merging with Florida’s Anthology to create a giant edtech company

The DC edtech darling has yet to answer what this will mean for its local presence going forward, but its storied history has made a mark on the DMV's education technology industry.
With flexible payment options, DC financing company Till aims to change the rental housing game

Sep. 14, 2021 12:06 pm

With flexible payment options, DC financing company Till aims to change the rental housing game

"This is not just about stopping at flexible rent. It's about, how do you then step into someone's life and make their financial life stable?" said Till CEO David Sullivan.
Power Moves: Ordway is bringing on a former ID.me exec for product innovation

Sep. 13, 2021 4:50 pm

Power Moves: Ordway is bringing on a former ID.me exec for product innovation

Plus, Applied Insight has a new chief growth officer and Portia Crowe is the new chief data officer at Accenture Federal Services.
Following pandemic-related losses, DC-based Upside Business Travel is closing its doors

Sep. 13, 2021 8:28 am

Following pandemic-related losses, DC-based Upside Business Travel is closing its doors

"As a company, we fought hard to the end and we decided to act now while we still have sufficient capital to conduct an orderly wind down of the business," Upside wrote in a statement.

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