• How AI can empower both employees and consumers

    Nithi Vivatrat, founder of Intellei, discusses how A.I can be leveraged in repetitive and low-priority situations to make customer interactions easier and take rote chores off the to-do list for employees.

  • How workplace culture is intentionally created—both good and bad

    Steve Polo, managing partner of OPX, discusses how not just the physical layout of your business, but how it’s tied together with technology in structure, can help intentionally create a productive and team-oriented workplace.

  • The cloud, explained: where your data really goes

    Lee Kestler, chief commercial officer at Vantage Data Centers, discusses how important data centers are to the region’s economy, and how they work to assist businesses, schools, and our every day lives.

  • How SoaPen creatively helps kids stay clean

    Shubham Issar, co-founder of SoaPen, discusses how her company’s product helps keep kids clean by making hand washing fun. Issar also discusses why D.C. gives a home to a deep community of social impact startups and companies.

  • Selling tech to keep people safe from the worst

    Douglas Britt, senior vice president of product at Patrocinium, discusses his company’s new personnel tracking system that helps first respondents know where employees and the public are in the event of an emergency situation, and how companies can sell products that consumers hope to never have to use.

  • How new ideas are being welcomed in government contracting

    Zhensen Huang, founder of Precise Software Solutions, discusses the role that his company plays in helping people get access to information on their medication, as well as the ways that entrepreneurs and government can work together to innovate and help the lives of all our citizens.

  • Why small business owners and investors should get involved

    Amelia Friedman, co-founder of Hatch Apps, discusses how her startup is helping to expand access to software and app creation. Friedman also explains why it’s important for investors in startups and small businesses to be partners, not just funders.

  • Transitioning from serial entrepreneur to serial venture investor

    Mirza Baig, partner and co-leader at Aldrich Capital Partners, discusses what it’s like to move from being an entrepreneur to a venture investor, and how that puts him in the specific position of relating to the journeys and hardships of startups and businesses looking for funding.

  • Tales from the world of a cyber venture capitalist

    Hank Thomas, co-founder and CEO of Strategic Cyber Ventures, discusses his accidental journey into venture capital as well as the importance of the growing cybersecurity product industry.

  • The voice of the DC Inno Beat on the rise of Richmond

    Kieran McQuilkin, new market editor at D.C.’s American Inno, discusses the D.C. tech community and some of the hottest new and rising trends for innovation in the region.