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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.

SoapBox Soaps hits $1M in sales and expands product reach

After hitting $1 million in sales, Alexandria-based SoapBox Soaps is expanding by offering a second line of products and taking its original line to Sam's Club and 1,700 CVS stores across the country.

DC-based Blastroots acquired by BIS Global, home of CharityEngine

Blastroots, an online lobbying platform for activists, announces that it has been acquired by BIS Global, the company behind CharityEngine.

The Aspen Institute launches incubator for social entrepreneurs in DC

The Aspen Institute, an international nonprofit organization headquartered in Dupont Circle, is launching a Center for Urban Innovation, and within that, an incubator for social entrepreneurs to work on D.C.'s urban woes.

NoVa getting science-focused middle school, from local startup

Ideaventions, an Oakton-based provider of after-school science classes for kids, is opening a private school in Fall 2015. School founder Ryan Heitz gives us a peek at what's ahead.

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.

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.

The HIVE 2.0 adds members, hosts the mayor and a wedding

Anacostia's coworking space, The HIVE 2.0, welcomes new members (and a wedding--really) and gets set to open Nurish Cafe.

Sunglasses e-tailer Waveborn looks for other partners for social good

Waveborn, the sunglasses company with a conscience, is moving toward B2B and wants to bring 10 good companies to their online wholesale marketplace.

D.C. startup Edbacker raises funds, will hire one

Edbacker, a crowdfunding platform for K-12 school projects, is raising funds and is looking for an app developer.

Shop Local Week 2013 will include Charity Cash Mob

Shop Local Week in D.C. is slated for Nov 30-Dec 8; Think Local First has partnered with local startup Causetown for a Charity Cash Mob.

Buy one, give one peanut butter company spreads to Anacostia

Good Spread, a natural peanut butter and organic honey mix, has come to D.C. and is looking for local vendors to help spread the word.

District small biz owners get free tech tools from LEDC and OCTO

The D.C. Office of the Chief Technology Officer and the Latino Economic Development Center have been helping District small business owners  integrate tech into their businesses for nine months. They will celebrate tomorrow by awarding free hardware and software to 21 small business owners.

Rockville biotech company enters into agreement to make pneumonia vaccine component

FinaBiosolutions LLC has entered into a partnership to develop and manufacture a low-cost component in a pneumonia vaccine.

Music festival on tap? Project Shelter has your back and then some

Project Shelter presells and delivers new camping gear to music festivals and then donates what is left behind to homeless shelters and refugee camps.
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