DC

  • The view from inside a DC incubator

    Josh Mandell, director of policy and international programs at Halcyon, discusses how Halcyon is spurring entrepreneurs and social ventures into doing good for the world while also growing a business.

  • Quantum innovation needs this region’s experts

    Arthur Herman, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute and popular historian, discusses the way that new industries embracing quantum computing will require experts that are already rising in the D.C. region.

  • Why DC is the perfect place for an innovation contest

    On this episode, we speak with Jacqueline Baker, Innovation Program Manager for AARP, to discuss how innovation is spurred in D.C., in no small part thanks to the AARP Innovation Labs Grand Pitch Event coming later this October.

  • Helping fill government jobs in the DC region

    Brad Traverse, director of government relations for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee and founder of Brad Traverse Jobs, discusses his mission of getting people involved and employed in the government relations industry.

  • Jumping from a big company to a startup

    Gayle Weiswasser, SVP of Communications at Homesnap, discusses the biggest differences between working at a large corporation and working at a startup. As it turns out, different environments help different people thrive.

  • How DC is seen by the rest of the country

    Steve Harris, senior vice president and general manager at Dell EMC Federal, discusses the structure of relationships when a business’s main customer is the federal government, and how public sector work is seen by the rest of the country.

  • Getting things done in DC’s business suburbs

    Mary-Claire Burick, President of the Rosslyn Business Improvement District, discusses what business improvement districts actually do, and how they help coalesce the public and private sectors around a common goal.

  • What DC is still lacking for entrepreneurship to thrive

    Andy Medici, money reporter for the Washington Business Journal, discusses the problems the D.C. region still has to face if it wants to regain the VC market share it had during the dotcom boom.

  • Concierge medicine is a shot in the arm for the DC economy

    Diva Nagula, founder and CEO of the Washington, D.C. franchise for IV Docs, discusses how his company is part of a new wave of on-demand medical services. Nagula explains how this new trend is helping usher in the future of personalized medicine.

  • PoPville is your source for neighborhood scuttlebutt

    Dan Silverman, founder of D.C.-area news and rumor website PoPville joins us to talk about building an audience, staying authentic, and weeding out trolls to build a better business. Silverman explains how acting as a journalist and leader has created a popular site and a tight-knit community.