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Tysons Corner company to advise NATO on Afghanistan training mission [Startup Roundup]

Plus: Good World, a 1776-based company that allows users to raise funds on Facebook and Twitter, raised almost $500K.

NATO's training mission in Afghanistan will receive technical advice from Vienna-based A-T Solutions. (Photo by Flickr user NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan, used under a Creative Commons license)

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WHO’S GETTING FUNDED?

A-T Solutions, a weapons technology company based in Tysons Corner, has been contracted by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to provide “adivsory and assistance support” to its training mission in Kabul, Afghanistan, according to a press release.
Kit Check, a health IT company based in Chinatown, raised $12 million in Series B funding.
Tysons Corner-based Cvent, a cloud platform for events management, acquired Santa Barbara-based Elite Meetings International, a company that specializes in events planning for the hospitality industry.
Good World, a 1776-based company that allows users to raise funds through Facebook comments and Tweets, rounded up about $500K in funding, according to an SEC filing. Here’s a Q&A with the founder, New Zealand entrepreneur Dale Pfeifer.
Arlington-based Telepath Data, a “a revolutionary tool with actionable data for ” currently in beta, has raised about $200,000 this year, according to an SEC filing. That appears to be the company’s first successful equity investment round. Um, stay tuned.


 

WHO’S GETTING BUZZ?

Thirty-eight percent of D.C. CFOs described their employees as very innovative, according to a survey by consultancy Robert Half Management Resources. The District ranked third out of the 20 largest U.S. markets, behind Miami and Philadelphia.

Companies: Cvent / 76 Forward

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