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Small business bonds: a new way for DC residents to invest in locally

Sep. 16, 2021 11:11 am

Small business bonds: a new way for DC residents to invest in locally

DC government and SMBX are teaming up to allow local residents to do more than shop local and put a little extra in the tip jar.
Money Moves: In which Arcadia and ID.me both raised $100M megarounds on the same day

Sep. 15, 2021 4:19 pm

Money Moves: In which Arcadia and ID.me both raised $100M megarounds on the same day

Three days into the workweek, DC companies have already raised almost $300 million. No biggie.
DC-born Blackboard is merging with Florida’s Anthology to create a giant edtech company

Sep. 14, 2021 5:46 pm

DC-born Blackboard is merging with Florida’s Anthology to create a giant edtech company

The DC edtech darling has yet to answer what this will mean for its local presence going forward, but its storied history has made a mark on the DMV's education technology industry.
With flexible payment options, DC financing company Till aims to change the rental housing game

Sep. 14, 2021 12:06 pm

With flexible payment options, DC financing company Till aims to change the rental housing game

"This is not just about stopping at flexible rent. It's about, how do you then step into someone's life and make their financial life stable?" said Till CEO David Sullivan.
Following pandemic-related losses, DC-based Upside Business Travel is closing its doors

Sep. 13, 2021 8:28 am

Following pandemic-related losses, DC-based Upside Business Travel is closing its doors

"As a company, we fought hard to the end and we decided to act now while we still have sufficient capital to conduct an orderly wind down of the business," Upside wrote in a statement.
Who makes $200K in DC?

Sep. 9, 2021 1:45 pm

Who makes $200K in DC?

Growth in tech is helping DC add wealth, but many BIPOC technologists are still getting left behind. When it comes to an equitable career ladder, it's about more than salary, these high earners say.
College Park’s IonQ and the University of Maryland are teaming up to open a $20M quantum lab

Sep. 8, 2021 2:00 pm

College Park’s IonQ and the University of Maryland are teaming up to open a $20M quantum lab

With the Q-Lab, team members from the company and researchers will have space to collaborate on quantum computing advances. "We think it's a really important step to creating the ecosystem," said UMD Chief Strategy Officer Ken Ulman.
Money Moves: A Rockville lab testing firm is one of the first to trade on a crowdfunding stock platform

Sep. 7, 2021 8:30 am

Money Moves: A Rockville lab testing firm is one of the first to trade on a crowdfunding stock platform

Plus, a $4.5M round for barbershop tech company TheCut, and DC's Dcode inks a deal with the Air Force's technology accelerator.
M&A Moves: Following Inc. 5000 recognition, DC’s Data Society acquired consulting firm Restless Creation

Sep. 2, 2021 9:00 am

M&A Moves: Following Inc. 5000 recognition, DC’s Data Society acquired consulting firm Restless Creation

Plus, merger and acquisition news from Pie Insurance and Inovalon, and District media companies are in an acquisition frenzy.
For this Virginia plant app entrepreneur, standing out in the industry is all about human nature

Sep. 1, 2021 9:42 am

For this Virginia plant app entrepreneur, standing out in the industry is all about human nature

Raymond Magee created BloomCatch to help plant parents find and identify the greenery around them. The startup looks to add a personal touch.

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