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Union Kitchen and Compass Coffee join forces to offer free entrepreneurship classes

Union Kitchen and Compass Coffee are teaming up to offer free classes to would-be entrepreneurs. The new endeavor is called Made in DC.

New crowdfunding platform helps students secure up to $10K in loans for college tuition

PYT Funds, a crowdfunding platform for current and future college students, is designed to help when financial aid and student loans just aren't enough.

DC public speaking startup nabs at least $50,000 even before leaving its incubator

Orate, a company born from D.C.'s 2014 Startup Weekend, is incubating at The Startup Factory in Durham, NC. When the cofounders return to D.C. in November, they will already have money in the bank.

Just the Facts: D.C. companies that made headlines this week

Raises for nvite and Avizia, fun stuff and a WSJ mention for iSL, Disruption starts dispensing advice and cove expands yet again.

Georgetown menswear designer Hugh & Crye surpasses Kickstarter goal

Hugh & Crye, a Georgetown dress shirt designer that believes men come in more sizes than S, M, L and XL, has launched a successful Kickstarter campaign to sell similarly sized T-shirts.

Citing future growth, iStrategy Labs will move to Wonder Bread factory in Shaw

Dupont digital agency iStrategy Labs is moving house to Shaw--right into the middle of the newly created Digital D.C. Tech Corridor.

Laundry delivery service pedals into the District

Wash Cycle Laundry, a sustainable laundry and dry cleaning pick up and delivery service out of Philadelphia, has expanded to D.C.

InSITE pitch event showcases 6 startups, crowns one winner

InSITE CONNECT DC, a semi-annual pitch event, gave InSITE fellows--MBA and JD students at Georgetown--a chance to showcase the startups they've been working with all year.

Mayor Gray announces Digital DC initiative and $1 million in funding to startups

The initiative provides grants from $25,000 to $250,000 to companies that relocate to a newly designated tech corridor along 7th Street NW.

Twitter platform for #giving takes off

tinyGive makes donating money as easy as tweeting at your favorite nonprofit. Best of all, there's no junk mail trail behind your donation.
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