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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.

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.

Shop DC-made products "nicely" with this locally made app

Nicely is a six-month-old startup that lets locals ship a taste of D.C. to guests, family members or friends in the form of locally made snacks, beverages and treats.

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.

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.

Despite budget cuts, DC presence at SXSWi expected to expand

DC at SXSW this year will include representatives from art, film, music and of course, tech. Going to the March fest? Check out the WE DC house.

DC startup helping Dupont Underground's crowdfunding campaign

Destination Crowd Capital is a new District-based consulting firm that advises organizations, nonprofits and businesses on how to successfully crowdfund campaigns for destination-based ventures, such as D.C.'s Dupont Underground.

DC doles out grants to parking, e-bike, wine subscription startups

The District announced the eight startups that will receive up to $200,000 from its Digital D.C. Tech Fund: Aquicore, Azert, EventKloud,FlexSpot, Riide,Silica Labs,Vinolovers and MyMuzik.

60 Seconds With...Union Kitchen and Blind Dog Cafe's Jonas Singer

This week, Elevation DC spends 60 Seconds With Jonas Singer, owner of Blind Dog Cafe and cofounder of Union Kitchen, a culinary incubator in NoMa. He shares insight on asking questions and the power of capital.

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.

Government analytics platform FiscalNote raising Series A for international expansion

FiscalNote, a real-time government analytics platform from Tim Hwang, Jonathan Chen and Gerald Yao, is hoping stellar early traction will translate into a great Series A round.

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.

60 Seconds With... 1776's Donna Harris

This week's #60SecondsWith Q&A is with 1776 cofounder Donna Harris. Find out what she enjoys when she's not jet-setting to Challenge Cup locations and listening to pitches.

Culinary incubator Union Kitchen nears capacity, looks to expand

Union Kitchen opened in December 2012 with the goal of letting culinary innovators focus on their products. One year and nearly 60 companies later, the incubator is almost full.
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