Entries tagged "DC"

Recently in a little back and forth and friendly chiding between the Washington Post's Steven Overly and me on twitter, Steven derided me for hating on government involvement in startups which evolved to poking me for being a hater of most DCTech companies.  This just in: @glehel says Crystal Tech Fund Read More

posted in category DC Tech

The three biggest lies...  The check's in the mail Something about something that is inappropriate for a business blog that involves bodily fluid I'm from the government and I'm hear to help you Lately, especially after the blog post, "DCTech Under a New Mayor," I've been accused by some of speaking out of both Read More

posted in category Startup

Washington DC would be a much better business town if we had a mass transit rail system. You know like other big cities have. Cities like New York, Chicago, Boston, San Francisco, Paris, London, Budapest, etc. In 1976, Washington DC attempted to join the 20th century as the Washington Metro Area Read More

posted in category Musings

  In Q4 Virginia continued it's funding dominance with 24 companies raising nearly $170M. DC had one of its strongest showing with 10 companies raising $95M compared to Maryland's 19 deals at $54M. Avg Deal Sizes in Virginia and DC are heavily skewed by a few $10M+ deals. DC Mega Deals   VA Mega Deals   Company Amount Company Amount Vox Read More

posted in category Capital Markets

Folks! Yesterday the world was introduced to a new Twitter Character, Even Betterfield who bears an uncanny resemblance to the head of a DCTech Frat House. Even is hilariously funny, angry bird act, seems to have a high level of inside information which unfortunately is diminished by the lack of Read More

posted in category DC Tech

There are two worlds of DC Tech, The Real World and the Bizaro World. The press, are naturally attracted to the Bizaro World where up is down, black is white, and fantasy rules the day. At no time was this more evident than in this past Friday’s post by Washington Business Read More

posted in category DC Tech

I've had the time to reflect back on the year that was and here’s what happened that meant something to somebody. It was a year of Facebook Likes, New Logos, tons of BS and people passionately reinventing everything including their past successes, where they went to college and their criminal records. It Read More

posted in category Musings

What happens when Paul Sherman, Editor and Chief of Potomac Tech Wire, invites five Venture Capitalists from Washington DCs most active Venture Firms on stage to review the past year and predict coming trends? A crowd of 300 people gather to network, learn and be amused. Thanks to deft interviewing by Paul Read More

posted in category Capital Markets

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