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Nia Dickens

Nia Dickens

Nia Dickens is a writer and recent transplant to Philadelphia. She received a Fulbright grant in 2015 and spent two years teaching English in Europe. When she's not busy acclimating back to the fact that everything is open on Sundays, she's catching up on endless hours of TV, especially Jane the Virgin.

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Arcadia Power has a new program to democratize solar power access

8 hours ago

Arcadia Power has a new program to democratize solar power

The clean energy platform has a new way to buy into solar power projects, and it doesn't involve putting panels on your roof.
These 5 health startups entered a new incubator at 1776 in Crystal City business

Jul. 24, 2017 8:22 am

These 5 health startups entered a new incubator at 1776 in Crystal City

VEDA Data Solutions and Pacify are the local winners of 1776 & MedStar Health's #Patients2Consumers challenge.
This hackathon is taking on gerrymandering civic

Jul. 17, 2017 7:52 am

This hackathon is taking on gerrymandering

The Thursday Network will host #UnHacktheVote2017, a hackathon aimed toward developing innovative ways to protect voting rights.
Launch a startup to help the country in 54 hours access

Jul. 14, 2017 9:32 am

Launch a startup to help the country in 54 hours

Startup Weekend DC returns August 4. This year's event focuses on civic-minded startups.
DC mapping companies partner to provide a clearer picture of the landscape business

Jul. 12, 2017 12:50 pm

DC mapping companies partner to provide a clearer picture of the landscape

Open source GIS company Boundless is incorporating Mapbox's technology into its platform.
Quorum has a new tool to track how much Congress gets done in a week civic

Jul. 7, 2017 8:11 am

Quorum has a new tool to track how much Congress gets done in a week

It's a snapshot of how active legislative leaders are both on and off social media. The startup is also working on local government tracking tools.
This southeast DC affordable housing complex just opened a makerspace access

Jul. 5, 2017 7:41 am

This southeast DC affordable housing complex just opened a makerspace

Capital One provided funding for the space in The Overlook at Oxon Run. Funk Lab included.
Hey transportation startups, here’s a new way to hit the accelerator access

Jun. 21, 2017 11:09 am

Hey transportation startups, here’s a new way to hit the accelerator

1776 and Transurban North America are teaming up on the Smart Highways Challenge, which has funding and a program in Crystal City for six startups.
The Gazelle Grant is looking to get tech companies moving to Arlington business

Jun. 21, 2017 8:44 am

The Gazelle Grant is looking to get tech companies moving to Arlington

Arlington Economic Development is using a million-dollar grant program to attract tech businesses. So far, two companies received funding.
From Woz to new civic tech, here’s the Good Tech Summit rundown access

Jun. 19, 2017 12:59 pm

From Woz to new civic tech, here’s the Good Tech Summit rundown

Phone2Action used its first-ever Good Tech Summit to build more govtech connections and launch a new tool, SocialPulse.

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