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Michelai Graham is the Market Editor of Technical.ly DC. She has a master's in investigative reporting from American University, where she began reporting on cyber and tech news. Originally from Sacramento, Calif., Graham covered arts and culture in Lansing, Mich., while studying at Michigan State University.

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D.C.-based Walker’s Legacy celebrates a decade in business business

10 hours ago

D.C.-based Walker’s Legacy celebrates a decade in business

Founded in 2009, the 20-person organization manages a digital platform featuring educational content and programming for women of color in business to promote career advancement.
Cabinet Health has been selected for the Techstars Anywhere accelerator program business

Jan. 27, 2020 2:45 pm

Cabinet Health has been selected for the Techstars Anywhere accelerator program

The pharmacy startup is one of 10 companies selected for Techstars' remote accelerator program, and it's the only one hailing from the District.
Verizon awarded Byte Back with a $100K grant access

Jan. 24, 2020 2:37 pm

Verizon awarded Byte Back with a $100K grant

Also this week, Elizabeth Lindsey was officially named the nonprofit's CEO and won the Outstanding Women in STEM Award from FIRST Chesapeake.
Healthcare analytics startup Socially Determined closed a $11.1M Series A funding round business

Jan. 24, 2020 11:14 am

Healthcare analytics startup Socially Determined closed a $11.1M Series A funding round

The Wharf-based company plans to use the fresh funding to further develop its flagship product, invest in top talent and build out sales and marketing programs.
DC’s Collective Liberty is a finalist for the 2020 SXSW Pitch competition access

Jan. 23, 2020 12:18 pm

DC’s Collective Liberty is a finalist for the 2020 SXSW Pitch competition

The nonprofit using data and analysis to combat human trafficking is set to pitch against four other orgs in the Social and Culture category.
Arlington’s scoutbee nabbed $60M in Series B funding business

Jan. 23, 2020 10:15 am

Arlington’s scoutbee nabbed $60M in Series B funding

The fresh funding will go toward the procurement tech company's R&D expansion, acquisition and customer growth and new hires.
Halcyon welcomes 10 local entrepreneurs for its Opportunity Intensive program business

Jan. 22, 2020 1:54 pm

Halcyon welcomes 10 local entrepreneurs for its Opportunity Intensive program

All fellows in the new program either serve or are based in designated Opportunity Zones. They're also spending this week living at the Georgetown incubator.
Quorum launched a pledge to help organizations build diversity and inclusion programs access

Jan. 21, 2020 3:10 pm

Quorum launched a pledge to help organizations build diversity and inclusion programs

The downtown D.C.-based startup launched the pledge program on Jan. 20 in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.
Tysons-based TheIncLab expanded to Florida with an AI lab business

Jan. 21, 2020 11:43 am

Tysons-based TheIncLab expanded to Florida with an AI lab

The engineering design company launched its Artificial Intelligence Experience lab inside The Undercroft, a cybersecurity incubator that opened last summer in Tampa.
2019 was good to Bird in DC — yet it’s preparing for its escooter permit to end business

Jan. 17, 2020 2:04 pm

2019 was good to Bird in DC — yet it’s preparing for its escooter permit to end

The escooter operator shared some local data and trends from last year, plus thoughts on getting the boot this March.

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