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Posy cofounder Emily Ellis on the ‘labor of love’ that led to a new fertility app

Jan. 15, 2021 6:24 pm

Posy cofounder Emily Ellis on the ‘labor of love’ that led to a new fertility app

Ellis shares insights on building the tech product amid a full-time job and parenting. It's a look at startup as side hustle.
Power Moves: Comcast and the SBA have new local heads

Jan. 14, 2021 5:43 pm

Power Moves: Comcast and the SBA have new local heads

Plus, GreenGen CEO Brad Dockser's 2021 predictions, a new CEO for Advantia Health, and a roundup of other executive appointments at D.C.-area tech companies.
DC-area companies raised just shy of $2B in VC funding in 2020

Jan. 13, 2021 4:43 pm

DC-area companies raised just shy of $2B in VC funding in 2020

Across a number of measures, the region posted more venture dollars than in recent years, according to the MoneyTree Report from PwC/CB Insights.
What will the Biden administration mean for government’s embrace of private-sector innovation?

Jan. 12, 2021 3:58 pm

What will the Biden administration mean for government’s embrace of private-sector innovation?

There's a trend toward "convergence" of government and commercial tech innovation, says Nate Ashton, managing director of public policy at Dcode. The new presidential administration is likely to further bridge the divide.
Money Moves: Nike invests $500K in Black Girl Ventures

Jan. 8, 2021 4:09 pm

Money Moves: Nike invests $500K in Black Girl Ventures

Plus, fundraising news for Fluence Energy, ClassEDU, Nisos, Caveonix and more local tech companies. Some are hiring, too.
M&A Moves: FiscalNote acquires Trump speech tracker

Jan. 8, 2021 11:20 am

M&A Moves: FiscalNote acquires Trump speech tracker

FiscalNote acquired the D.C-based maker of Factba.se, which became a source for media outlets seeking transcripts of what Trump said. Plus, see which Northern Virginia companies got acquired to start the new year.
Ximena Hartsock is leaving Phone2Action to start a new venture

Jan. 6, 2021 11:20 am

Ximena Hartsock is leaving Phone2Action to start a new venture

Hartsock talks about how the eight-year-old civic tech company she cofounded is entering a new phase, and building a new tech product.
Microsoft plans Arlington sales hub

Jan. 5, 2021 2:20 pm

Microsoft plans Arlington sales hub

The tech giant is making space for sales employees and customers at the Commonwealth Tower in Arlington. It announced a lease for the space Tuesday.
What’d I miss? Pandemic, economic and cyberattack updates to start 2021

Jan. 4, 2021 1:38 pm

What’d I miss? Pandemic, economic and cyberattack updates to start 2021

It's a new year, and there's hope this one will be better than the last. But we're still in the midst of interlocking crises. Here's a quick primer on COVID-19 vaccine rollout plans, economic relief and the SolarWinds cyberattack.
How Pie Insurance’s CTO sees these tech trends developing in 2021

Jan. 4, 2021 7:11 am

How Pie Insurance’s CTO sees these tech trends developing in 2021

Longtime technologist Mike Gionfriddo, now chief technology officer of the D.C.-based insurtech company that raised $127 million last year, offers four predictions.

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