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D.C. startup preps for second TV appearance

Surprise Ride, the startup that mails educational, hands-on activities to kids each month, already survived an appearance on "Shark Tank." Now the D.C. startup is prepping to appear on the spinoff "Beyond The Tank."

Green DC startup now "spying" on 500 buildings--and getting paid to do it

Since 2013, local company Aquicore has been helping building owners put their energy usage information online--and helping them save big while going green.

Crowdfunding platform comes to DC to help residents make their neighborhoods better

New York-based ioby is launching in the District to help locals crowdfund projects in their backyards.

Who's hiring in DC: Motion Labs, SmartBrief, HelloWallet and more

It’s that time again: Elevation DC’s latest in jobs at the fastest-growing startups in the District.

Grassroots advocacy platform Phone2action creates tech education program for DC youth

The advocacy platform is spending $250,000 to educate high-school and college-aged DC kids on how to build apps and a career in tech.

Inside D.C.'s tiny house showcase, a tiny spa pop-up

This Saturday, you can get a regular-sized massage from a tiny spa popping up in a tiny house.

Meet the new job-creators in DC's fashion industry

With the opening of a "fashion incubator" in DC, aspiring designers now have a chance to learn about the business behind their passion.

Who's Hiring in DC: MG2, Digital Promise, TechChange

Once again, Elevation DC brings you jobs at the fastest-growing startups in the District.

New website promotes products made by black entrepreneurs

An Arlington, Va., entrepreneur has launched a new website that promotes products made by black business owners. 

Local author crowdfunding YA diabetes book

Native Washingtonian James Arawole says "Blood is Thicker Than Sugar" is the only young adult novel of its kind.

Who's hiring in DC: HelloWallet, 9lenses, HireKeep

Once again, Elevation DC brings you jobs at the fastest growing startups in the District.

Optoro raises $40 million

“We are excited to raise additional capital from two great new partners,TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corporation and Square 1 Bank,” said Tobin Moore, CEO and co-founder of Optoro in a release.

Local woman creates roommate-finder for single folks 40+

The online network allows single men and women aged 40 and older to seek roommates in shared living spaces. “It works like match.com—you contact each other and if you like what you see, arrange an interview and move forward with moving in,” says Moore.

Vienna-based Circleback, which manages your contacts, raises $12M

An "artificial intelligence system" to keep your contact info up to date has raised $12 million dollars.

WeWork to open near U St. Corridor

Another WeWork coworking location is coming to town.
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