Michelai Graham, Author at Technical.ly DC

Michelai Graham

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Michelai Graham was the Market Editor of Technical.ly DC from August 2018 through February 2021. She has a master's degree in investigative reporting from American University, where she began reporting on cyber and tech news. Originally from Sacramento, Graham covered arts and culture in Lansing, Michigan, while studying at Michigan State University.

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After two and a half years reporting on #dctech, here are some of my favorite moments growth

Feb. 26, 2021 3:41 pm

After two and a half years reporting on #dctech, here are some of my favorite moments

As Michelai Graham prepares to wrap up her reporting tenure at Technical.ly DC, she shares some things she learned from her first full-time reporting role and moments that will stay with her forever.
Shorties Roundup: Arlington’s Monday Properties is using VR to manage online tours growth

Feb. 26, 2021 10:17 am

Shorties Roundup: Arlington’s Monday Properties is using VR to manage online tours

The local real estate investment firm launched virtual tech platform MondayVR this week. Plus, here's what else you might have missed in #dctech this week.
This federal program is dishing out $38M in grants for tech business growth civic

Feb. 24, 2021 1:04 pm

This federal program is dishing out $38M in grants for tech business growth

The U.S. Department of Commerce has opened up applications for its Build to Scale program to invest in organizations creating more economic opportunities across the nation.
Reston’s ScienceLogic closed a $105M Series E funding round growth

Feb. 24, 2021 8:43 am

Reston’s ScienceLogic closed a $105M Series E funding round

The artificial intelligence-focused IT monitoring solutions provider plans to use the funding to advance its cloud management solutions. It's also continuing its hiring blitz.
Howard alum are expressing doubts about Google’s Tech Exchange program access

Feb. 23, 2021 1:45 pm

Howard alum are expressing doubts about Google’s Tech Exchange program

CNBC spoke to former students and instructors who claimed that Tech Exchange, launched in 2017 and formerly known as Howard West, has been disorganized and unclear about expectations.
Arlington and DC top this ranking of best cities for women in tech access

Feb. 22, 2021 2:10 pm

Arlington and DC top this ranking of best cities for women in tech

The DMV is still well represented in SmartAsset's annual report: The District holds steady at the #2 spot while Arlington moved up to #1 and Baltimore fell to #3.
Shorties Roundup: More workers in DC now qualify to get the coronavirus vaccine growth

Feb. 19, 2021 3:12 pm

Shorties Roundup: More workers in DC now qualify to get the coronavirus vaccine

Vaccine eligibility in the District has now expanded to include grocery store, health and human services, social services, food packaging and manufacturing employees. Plus, more news you might have missed this week.
GW is partnering with an Arlington AI company to prevent health-induced car accidents growth

Feb. 19, 2021 11:14 am

GW is partnering with an Arlington AI company to prevent health-induced car accidents

The goal is for this work to result in the creation of a prototype of an in-vehicle, artificial intelligence-powered system that can predict health abnormalities like stress, fatigue, seizures and strokes.
Money Moves: Amid a strong Q1, Gaithersburg’s Edgybees closed a $9.5M Series A growth

Feb. 18, 2021 2:01 pm

Money Moves: Amid a strong Q1, Gaithersburg’s Edgybees closed a $9.5M Series A

Plus, funding news from Qrvey and Sweetie Boy Delivers, and a look at other funding deals that closed earlier this month.
These 11 teams will compete at the inaugural Smart City Challenge growth

Feb. 18, 2021 7:38 am

These 11 teams will compete at the inaugural Smart City Challenge

Hosted by local nonprofit and accelerator Smart City Works, these finalists built tech solutions to address problems in cities. They now have a chance to compete for more than $350,000 in cash and in-kind prizes.

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