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This "smart bottle" tracks your vitamins and protein shakes

LifeFuels, from local entrepreneur Jonathon Perrelli, has officially launched, selling a "smart water bottle" that automatically dispenses vitamins and nutrients into your water.

How the 'Drunk Mode' app reached over a half million users

A phone app that prevents you from drunk-dialing as well as helps you get a safe ride home is used on 170 college campuses and has a half million users nationwide.

"Uber for tailors" service launches in DC

The former Men's Wearhouse founder has a new venture: an app that brings a tailor to you.

Elevation DC beat writer says goodbye

Allyson Jacob, innovation news editor since Elevation DC first began publishing news in January 2013, has written her last piece for the publication.

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.

It's so much more than a cash register: Bethesda-based Gusto closes $2M Series A round

Gusto makes point-of-sale systems that easily integrate with third-party apps, thanks to CEO Bill Draper's complete redesign of what a POS should be. The company closes a $2M Series A round today.

Arlington-based travel platform lets you design your perfect hotel stay

Imagine If, an Arlington-based hotel booking platform, has launched a third product in its suite that lets travelers comparison-shop for hotels and save their favorites.

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.

On-demand roadside assistance app Urgent.ly will integrate with AT&T's connected car platform

Urgent.ly, billed as the "Uber for roadside assistance," has helped thousands of stranded drivers over the last year, with no pricey auto club membership required.

Who's hiring in DC: Bean Creative, Hugh & Crye, Main Street Genome

The latest edition of our twice-monthly job post has jobs in engineering, sales, marketing, development and--wait for it--the airline industry.

Entrepreneur launches guide to the ever-growing DC Tech scene

The DMV Startup wiki, a project started by entrepreneur Brandon Luong, is live. Luong hopes it will be an information hub for people wanting to learn all about the DC Tech community. 

DC Tech community holds Collaborate conference this week

The minds of entrepreneurs and innovators will meet in downtown D.C. Friday and Saturday as the Fosterly community combines Day of Fosterly and GovFest into one giant conference called Collaborate.

SwitchPitch adds online platform and SpeedMeetings to facilitate deals

SwitchPitch, a series of events for corporations to pitch projects to statups, has developed SwitchPitch Connect, a LinkedIn-style platform for business development.

Who's hiring in DC: iStrategyLabs, Clearly Innovative, TrackMaven

Our every-other-week guide to who's hiring in D.C. tech. Happy holidays, job hunters!

goPuff, delivery service for college essentials, to roll into D.C.

Like a 7-Eleven that delivers, goPuff has been serving college students in Philly and Boston since 2013. District students will have the opportunity to give it a go in a few weeks.
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