Entries tagged "DCTech"

Editor's Note: Ladies and Gentleman the 2nd Crowd Sourced Article is here. Submitted by Skeptic regarding good old 1776. In this tweet 1776 takes credit for the success of 2 companies with a very minor DC presence, if any; Uber and Briightroll. I'm sure Uber and Brightroll could never have made it without the Read More

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April 2014, NBC announced David Letterman would be turning over the reigns of the Late Show to Stephen Colbert. Which means Colbert will be retiring from his show next year. Colbert will make the transition from an arch conservative loon and back to his regular persona. He'll be taking off his cape Read More

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There's a debate going on on the DCTech Facebook Page that takes place in every business discussion at Universities,  Business Forums, Magazines across this country. It's the double standard for which women are treated as founders in terms of gaining mentors or investors. What's even worse is that women practice Read More

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Last week I did a leadership training session for rising leaders at Social Tables. In typical Don Berger's, Vincent-Lombardiesqe fashion, the class starts at 7:45 AM. Doesn't matter that I'm doing this gratis. If I want to collect my no-fee for my service, I have to get my ass out of Read More

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My mom's an 80 year old recent widow who's recovering from Cancer. I would have loved to be able to get to Florida a few weeks back to celebrate her birthday but since I couldn't be there I ordered flowers from 1-800-Flowers to be delivered to her on her birthday. When Read More

posted in category Execution

DC Tech is no Silicon Valley, in fact it's no Boston, nor New York, or Austin Texas. As a region the DC Metroplex is consistently ranked as the #8 startup community based on Venture Funding by the National Venture Capital Association (by the way with all the hoopla and noise Read More

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FAKEGRIMLOCK - Often funny, always nuanced, insanely insightful. FAKEGRIMLOCK is a startup icon who often engages in double, triple and quadruple entendres (learn more about him here, blog post: FAKEGRIMLOCK - Nobody Says It Better). ME, GRIMLOCK, ACCIDENTALLY SEE AVRIL LAVIGNE KITTY SONG. NOW ME GOING TO HAVE TO KILL EVERYONE. — FAKEGRIMLOCK (@FAKEGRIMLOCK) Read More

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What's in a like? It's a button press. A social media smile. It's a sign of appreciation... acceptance. It has meaning. Of something. Yet rarely of anything of any value. If likes were wishes and wishes were horses, like beggars would ride. "Please like my page!" "Please vote for me in this Read More

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