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Jul. 10, 2020 1:42 pm

Gender lens investor Rethink Impact raised $182M for its second fund

The venture firm with offices in D.C., New York and San Francisco primarily invests in women-led technology companies.

Jul. 8, 2020 12:43 pm

Gaithersburg’s Novavax awarded $1.6B to further develop its coronavirus vaccine

The company will use the federal funds to move its COVID-19 vaccine candidate into the third phase of clinical trials, establish large-scale manufacturing and produce 100 million vaccine doses as planned.

Jul. 6, 2020 1:07 pm

DC’s Society for Science & the Public awarded $75K in STEM grants to 18 orgs

The Dupont Circle-based nonprofit awarded STEM Action and Research grants to five in the DMV region that serve underserved and underrepresented groups.

Jul. 1, 2020 2:57 pm

Despite PPP funding, some small businesses in the DMV are still struggling

"Starting next month, my cofounder and I will stop taking a salary, and we're moving all our employees to part-time in order to extend our cash on hand through the end of the year," said one D.C.-based startup CEO.

Jun. 23, 2020 9:04 am

Software dev shop SmartLogic is donating funds to these 13 Black-led orgs in Baltimore and DC

Since it was initially announced, the funding pool for local social justice-minded organizations increased to $13,000.

Jun. 22, 2020 9:11 am

Reston-based healthcare comms startup careMESH raised $5M in seed funding

The company plans to scale adoption of its platform, which is equipped with a national provider directory, secure communication and patient notifications.

Jun. 18, 2020 9:04 am

There’s still PPP funding left for small businesses — and now funds can be used for 6 months

Here's a look at recent changes to the federal Paycheck Protection Program, and some updates on a couple other small business aid programs.

Jun. 17, 2020 7:25 pm

Digital equity funding may get cut in DC. Here’s what you need to know

Byte Back and 17 other local tech organizations authored an open letter urging Mayor Muriel Bowser and the DC Council to prioritize more digital resources in next year's budget.

Jun. 16, 2020 11:54 am

Funding alert: AI startup Sorcero raised a (mid-pandemic) $3.5M bridge round

Cofounder and CEO Dipanwita Das said the company hadn't been looking to raise so much, but investor interest climbed after a fall pre-seed round.

Jun. 11, 2020 2:34 pm

Money Moves: New funding is rolling in for these 5 DC-area companies

Recent investments in MPOWER Financing, INKY Technology, Ligado Networks, Snagajob and pathOtrak range from $1.2 million up to $100 million.

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