funding Archives - DC


Oct. 15, 2021 3:08 pm

DC-area companies raised $1.3B in VC funding in the third quarter. Here are the top 10 deals

The DMV saw seven megarounds of more than $100 million in the third quarter, according to the Pitchbook-NVCA Venture Monitor. It continues a year of billion-dollar quarters.

Oct. 13, 2021 12:51 pm

Money Moves: Arlington cyber firm Shift5 raised a $20M Series A round

Plus, BrainScope raised $35 million in fresh funding and Xometry has a new scholarship program for Howard University students.

Oct. 8, 2021 2:01 pm

Consulting firm EverGlade wants to help pandemic-response startups find federal funding

The DC company is offering a pro bono consulting services to health-minded startups.

Oct. 5, 2021 4:55 pm

Jobs and startups are key to making Maryland a top life sciences ecosystem, says report

How can Maryland's life sciences sector keep growing an industry that's competitive with Massachusetts and North Carolina from a base of research talent? A new Milken Institute report commissioned by the Maryland Tech Council said more workforce programs, incubators and collaboration will help.

Oct. 4, 2021 5:52 pm

Money Moves: Fintech startup Rize just raised $11.4M for its financial services products

Plus, DC's 54gene raised a $25M Series B round, and Halcyon has a brand new fund for startup founders.

Sep. 30, 2021 11:43 am

With fresh funding, Bethesda indoor horticulture company Gardyn is growing DMV roots

The Bethesda growth company just landed an additional $5 million from JAB Ventures to help enhance its AI-based indoor gardening system. Founder FX Rouxel told us about what's next, including hiring.

Sep. 21, 2021 4:43 pm

Money Moves: DC’s Please Assist Me received $100k from Google for Startups’ Black Founders Fund

Plus, HUNGRY is now valued at over $200 million following a Series C and Sorcero raised a $10 million Series A round.

Sep. 20, 2021 5:13 pm

14 DC edtech companies shaping the future of learning

Edtech is having a banner year in the DMV, but it's built on years of startup growth. We've rounded up the key players you need to know.

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.

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.

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