Posts Tagged ‘startups’

D.C. Tech Hub 1776 Launches to Much Hoopla

With heaps of praise from city officials and local and national entrepreneurs, the tech startup campus/school/accelerator 1776 launched this morning in its space at 1133 15th St. NW.
The 12th-floor, 15,000-square-foot space isn't exactly ready for move-in—its future occupants are currently working in temporary space on the eighth floor—but already, the project is being touted as [...]

Mayor’s Office: The Angel Investor Tax Break Ain’t Dead Yet

Victor Hoskins will have you know that D.C. is hip.
"D.C. is a hip city," the deputy mayor for planning and economic development told a gathering of tech entrepreneurs at a DC Week 2012 panel yesterday. "I've been stunned at how excited my son and daughter are that I live in D.C."
He continued, "Everyone in this [...]

Jones Lang Lasalle Zooms In On New Tech Space

You know what's probably a smart move in this economy? Hitching yourself to technology startups, with a mind towards sticking with them as they scale. Douglas Development is doing it with LivingSocial and other smaller companies. And global real estate brokerage Jones Lang Lasalle is doing it with Startup America, the White House's effort to [...]

AdMo Solar Company Lands $30 Million, Decamps to Dupont

Over the past year, this blog has chronicled the rise of Skyline Innovations, a two-year-old startup that came up with a way to build solar water heating systems on rooftops at no cost to the building's inhabitants, while providing them with cheaper electricity—a model that's won them award after award. First, the firm moved from [...]