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Stephen Babcock is the Assistant Editor for Technical.ly. Stephen Babcock began reporting for Technical.ly in Baltimore in 2014. A graduate of Northeastern University, he moved to Baltimore following stints in New Orleans and Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Baltimore Fishbowl, NOLA Defender, NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune and the Rio Grande Sun.

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Meet the growing B2B startups in the spring 2021 cohort of the PAX Momentum accelerator growth

Apr. 15, 2021 2:59 pm

Meet the growing B2B startups in the spring 2021 cohort of the PAX Momentum accelerator

Based in the D.C. area, the accelerator is working with startups from a range of cities to grow sales and marketing engines. We talked to founder Matt Hanson talks about programming, diversity and approach.
Money Moves: Eye-catching VC rounds from HawkEye 360, Territory Foods and Arcellx growth

Apr. 14, 2021 1:07 pm

Money Moves: Eye-catching VC rounds from HawkEye 360, Territory Foods and Arcellx

DMV companies banked more than $190 million in investment so far this week.
How I Got Here: Content, conferences and tech Twitter propelled Netflix senior software engineer Laurie Barth software development

Apr. 13, 2021 3:48 pm

How I Got Here: Content, conferences and tech Twitter propelled Netflix senior software engineer Laurie Barth

The RealLIST Engineers honoree, who joined Netflix this month, talks about finding community with minoritized technologists, in D.C. and online.
Behind the growing footprint of Maryland’s 55K-employee life sciences industry growth

Apr. 5, 2021 6:01 pm

Behind the growing footprint of Maryland’s 55K-employee life sciences industry

Insights from commercial real estate company JLL show recent growth in funding and space are vaulting suburban Maryland's status as a top hub for life sciences. It started well before the pandemic.
SkySquad offers a hand to help travelers get through the airport growth

Mar. 30, 2021 4:10 pm

SkySquad offers a hand to help travelers get through the airport

The Bethesda-based airport assistance service received a $150,000 investment from TEDCO's Builder Fund. CEO Julie Melnick talks about the company's journey so far.
Pie Insurance raises $118M Series C, with plans to keep hiring lots of tech talent growth

Mar. 25, 2021 2:06 pm

Pie Insurance raises $118M Series C, with plans to keep hiring lots of tech talent

It's the second year in a row the insurtech company has raised a round of more than $100 million. This time, the Series C was led by a familiar name in global financial services.
WeWork partners with DC government on return-to-work initiative growth

Mar. 24, 2021 4:07 pm

WeWork partners with DC government on return-to-work initiative

The coworking company is offering incentives for businesses and pros seeking to get back to workspace, as well as Georgetown students.
ETHIX360 closes $3M Series A led by DMV VC firms growth

Mar. 19, 2021 3:20 pm

ETHIX360 closes $3M Series A led by DMV VC firms

The compliance-as-a-service company has a D.C. presence. It closed the funding round and posted 2020 growth, despite a VC backing out at the start of the pandemic.
DC Development Report: Tech expansion continues, while coworking contracts growth

Mar. 17, 2021 1:27 pm

DC Development Report: Tech expansion continues, while coworking contracts

The WDCEP report shows where tech fits into regional economic trends.
The Washington Justice have a DC esports facility to call home in 2021 growth

Mar. 15, 2021 12:54 pm

The Washington Justice have a DC esports facility to call home in 2021

The Penn Quarter facility will offer space for the Overwatch team, and fans. It shows an evolution for esports.

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