startups Archives - DC


Jun. 5, 2020 4:50 pm

Here’s 10 local Black-owned businesses you should know

From dating apps to hiring consultants, if you haven't heard of them, get to know them now.

May 29, 2020 8:05 am

Pie Insurance raised an eye-popping $127M in new funding

The insurance tech startup plans to put $27 million of the fresh funding toward its own growth and expansion, while $100 million will go toward launching a new affiliate company, Pie Carrier Holdings.

May 20, 2020 7:39 am

Dcode Accelerate’s 15th cohort welcomes 5 cybersecurity companies

This cohort will convene virtually for the 10-week program that aims to connect private sector tech companies with federal opportunities.

May 7, 2020 8:50 am

Why this Ordway team member finds joy in problem solving and collaboration

With the help of her growing team, Christina Chang is turning customer pain points in billing and revenue into profitable solutions.

May 6, 2020 2:17 pm

These 4 woman founders are slated to pitch at Vinetta Project DC’s first 2020 showcase

The first semifinal round of Vinetta's Venture Challenge will take place on May 12 online.

May 5, 2020 1:45 pm

Meet the four winners of Loudoun County’s $150K innovation challenge

The Virginia county's Calypso AI, ResourcePath, Bartrack and Qore Performance won cash prizes ranging from $25,000 to $75,000.

May 4, 2020 11:15 am

This newly launched nonprofit is delivering essential goods during the global crisis

After seeing success in New York City, Perfect Strangers has expanded its platform and services to the District, Philadelphia, Boston and the San Francisco area.

May 1, 2020 3:40 pm

TEDCO’s Seed Fund made two new investments in local startups

Bethesda's NewConnect and Baltimore's BullFrog AI each received a $200,000 investment from the Columbia, Maryland-based fund last month.

Apr. 28, 2020 2:03 pm

Here’s how new head Dawn Myers plans to run the Vinetta Project DC this year

Myers took over as director of the women's entrepreneurship org in January. She's now navigating the role while also figuring out how to execute Vinetta's annual events virtually during a global crisis.

Apr. 28, 2020 10:37 am

Money Moves: These 3 DC-area companies raised millions in VC funding

Recent funding for Immunomic Therapeutics, ReAlta Life Sciences and Federated Wireless ranges from $14 million up to $61 million. Some are adding COVID-19 focus, too.

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