DMV Startup Ecosystem Networking Event, with FI and SOAR

Date and Time

Thursday, June 27 6:00pm — 8:30pm

Location

Industrious Union Market, 1255 Union St NE , 7th Floor, Washington, DC, United States

Hosted by

Founder Institute
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Event Description

Washington DC boasts a vibrant and rapidly growing startup ecosystem, offering entrepreneurs an abundance of resources to support their journey. Join us for an exciting in-person event where we welcome Founder Institute's new partner, SOAR Community, at a fun gathering of the DMV tech ecosystem. There will also be a chat with Jonathan Greechan (Co-Founder & CEO of the Founder Institute), light food, refreshments, and plenty of networking!

What You'll Learn:

  • Local Organizations to help launch and grow your startup
  • Little-known resources that benefit your industry
  • Uncovering your team strengths and caution areas for successful growth
  • How to find Mentors, Co-Founders and Accelerate
  • Additional sources for early-stage founders
  • Grants, government resources and accelerator benefits

About the Ecosystem Organizations Attending: 

Success in life and business is not just about navigating our own challenges, but also about fostering an environment of empathy and proactive compassion. This approach not only lifts ourselves but also those around us, propelling us towards our fullest potential. SOAR Community Network is committed to developing leaders who embody these values. SOAR focuses on empowering them to uplift their teams and align their efforts towards a shared vision, ensuring organizational resilience, success and lasting impact.

SBA helps entrepreneurs start a business which involves planning, making key financial decisions, and completing a series of legal activities. There are many resources for founders including grants: https://www.sba.gov/business-guide/10-steps-start-your-business

The DC Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB) recently launched an Office of Innovation (OOI) to drive innovation in the financial services industry and promote economic growth and financial inclusion in the District of Columbia. The office is committed to encouraging the development and adoption of technology-based financial products and services, especially form members of communities that are underserved by traditional financial services companies.

Back in 2012 Industrious was an idea kicked around by two childhood friends, Jamie Hodari and Justin Stewart. Both were members of different coworking spaces with the same problem: Their businesses did better when they met clients in hotel lobbies and coffee shops — anywhere but their office. So they set out to create a workplace that combined the flexibility and ease of coworking with the professionalism and attentiveness you’d expect when walking into a Fortune 500.

Additional Resources:
Find more Startup Events, learn about Finding a Co-Founder, or visit our Insights Blog for more startup tips.

About Founder Institute
The Founder Institute is the world’s most proven network to turn ideas into fundable startups, and startups into global businesses. Since 2009, our structured accelerator programs have helped over 7,000 entrepreneurs raise over $1.75BN in funding. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 100 countries, our mission is to empower communities of talented and motivated people to build impactful technology companies worldwide.

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