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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.

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.

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.

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.

"Productive Space" Cove raises $2.8 million to expand to more locations

The "productive space" will open new locations in the D.C. area as well as Boston.

DC group asks: What stores do you want to see in the District?

The Washington D.C. Economic Partnership is headed to a retail conference in Las Vegas and wants to know which stores to bring back to the District.

Who's hiring in DC: District Doughnut, Young Playwrights' Theater, The Duke and the Duck

Today's jobs are a little off the beaten path--we're serving up doughnuts and theater alongside our normal dose of development, design and marketing jobs.

After expanding to LA, DC's Power Supply acquires two more businesses

Power Supply, a local healthy meal provider in the paleo and vegetarian space, has acquired D.C-based Healthy Bites and Los Angeles-based eliteEATS.

NextGen Angels closes $1M round and expands

NextGen Angels, an angel investor group for entrepreneurs based in the District, just closed a $1M funding round. The group is also expanding to other cities.

Mayor Bowser to unveil DC Innovation Opportunity program

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is expected tomorrow to announce a new program called DC Innovation Opportunity that will serve high-potential, low-income D.C. residents.

1776 releases podcast to answer questions about acquisitions

When it announced it had acquired Disruption Corp in Arlington, VA, and Hattery in San Francisco, 1776 cofounders Evan Burfield and Donna Harris and now managing director Paul Singh faced lots of questions from the #DCtech community. They just released a podcast to explain more on their plans.

1776 expands to west coast with acquisition of S.F. "startup studio" Hattery

1776, the growing incubator, coworking space and seed fund, announced today that it has acquired Hattery in San Francisco.

Who's hiring in DC: Creative Science Labs, Alliance Interactive, Senseware

Happy spring! Jobs are blooming and we've collected a few for you this week.

Who's hiring in DC: FiscalNote, Outroop, Spree Commerce

It's spring, the season of new life and new jobs! We've got 'em.

Place-based message board app ribl launches and learns at SXSW

ribl, a location-based message board built in DC for Google Play, launched at SXSW last week. Cofounder Mike Chan reflects on the experience and on what's next for the startup.
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