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Inside DC’s $5B year: Here’s why local venture capitalists say the VC boom is here to stay

By Michaela Althouse

Execs from Revolution, Zeal Capital Partners and Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation give their thoughts on the District’s record-breaking year and how it will impact 2022: “In short, it’s a great time to be an entrepreneur in this region.”


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.


Who makes $200K?

Tech has made many richer. Through a data analysis and the start of an ongoing series, we look at what it means that at the same time, in many American cities, racial income inequality is worsening.


When should I shut down my startup?

It's the most challenging question in entrepreneurship. What is the adversity to overcome and what is a sign to move on? It's the focus of the second episode of's TWIJ Show.

Software Development

AI can now read emotions — should it?

When considering artificial intelligence and machine learning systems, humans must always be "the final decision-maker" — especially when used in the workplace, writes a University of Colorado Boulder-based computer science professor.

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