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Donna Harris, Steve Case and Evan Burfield at the grand opening of 1776 DC, a tech center whose central location will provide density and 'the serendipity of a meeting or connection'

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Social innovators at Punchrock

Small businesses are the lifeblood of any economy. And D.C.'s are some of the most interesting (though we may be biased): just look at the food truck scene, the growing tech scene, and many more. Entrepreneurs are finding that D.C. is, despite its image, increasingly a great place to launch a company.



DC's Airbnb hosts offer off-the-beaten-track hospitality

As tourists descend on D.C. in record numbers and as the sharing economy grows in strength, it's worth thinking about the hundreds of Airbnb hosts in the District who help visitors discover unique experiences you won't find in any guidebook.
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CLIPS: A quarter-century in, 'business is even better' at this Adams Morgan barbershop

Kofi Asante moved in when the largest club for African and Caribbean music sat directly across from his shop; now it's a gym. But business is booming at Eddie's Hair Creations, now in its 24th year.
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A year after Startupland, where are the founders now?

One year ago, a documentary series introduced the world to five D.C. entrepreneurs. Here's what happened next.
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Elevation DC's 2015 coworking guide

Work from home? Starting a side hustle? This is the only map and guide you'll ever need.
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A dedicated group of businesses turn the tide on a once-struggling block

Local businesses formed a collective to rebrand their block, and it looks like it's working.
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