Posts Tagged ‘tech sector’

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 [...]

LivingSocial: Too Big to Fail, But Can it Scale?

Last week, the D.C. Council considered Mayor Vince Gray's proposal to grant the daily deals behemoth LivingSocial a tax incentive package worth $32.5 million, in the interest of keeping it around. LivingSocial's people came in suits, ready to don the mantle of good corporate citizenship, as is expected of those who receive favors from the [...]