Issue #6: Hey, June

Start DC // Issue #6: Hey, June A Note from the Founder Have you seen this video of an 8-year-old girl, as NPR puts it, “crush[ing] Led Zeppelin’s ‘Good Times Bad Times’”? It’s three minutes of bliss watching someone so completely in her element and doing something she clearly loves. For me, it was also a […]

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Issue #4: 2018 Is Our Year

Start DC // The Monthly Edit #4: 2018 Is Our Year     A Note from the Founder New year, new issue! January brings new beginnings and intentions. This year, I’m all about resolutions that aren’t just internal, but that also foster connection and help others (i.e. calling your family more often, visiting friends you haven’t seen […]

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Issue #3: See ya, 2017

Start DC // The Monthly Edit #3. See ya, 2017     In December’s issue: The importance of acknowledging your accomplishments, tips for women thinking of starting a business, and how your entrepreneur identity can help raise investment funds. Read on!   A Note from the Founder Woof, it’s been a year. Experiencing family crisis and […]

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Issue #2: Checking in, giving thanks

Start DC // The Monthly Edit #2   In this issue: DC earns the top spot nationwide in startup growth, the (personal and business) benefits of play, and 30-minute fall eats.   A Note from the Founder November’s all about giving thanks, and we are thankful for you. Thanks for reading and thanks for sharing. […]

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New Look + Newsletter

We recently revamped the site! What do you think? You’ll now see monthly featured resources and reads from our *brand new newsletter*! This month, you can learn how to build perseverance, know what you’re up against as a female entrepreneur seeking venture capital, feel those fall vibes with a quick read on pumpkin marketing, and more […]

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Issue #1: Not Quite Sweater Weather

  Start DC The Monthly Edit #1   *Welcome* to the first issue of the Start DC newsletter! In this issue: why VCs should invest in more women-led start-ups, funding resources, and how to build grit!   A Note from the Founder Happy October! You made it to cooler weather in DC. We’re kicking off […]

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4 Tips to Grow A Business // Tamon George, Creative Theory

Tamon George finished a graduate business degree last year. Just a few months later, he launched Creative Theory, a District-based content marketing firm built in part on the Instagram expertise of George and his co-founder Gary Williams. Creative Theory is making a name for itself and has partnered with brands like Nike and H&M. Read […]

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Start DC Travels: Summer Vacation

As we’ve heard from Washington, DC entrepreneurs like Sandra Kim, self-care is an important part starting a business. In that vein, I recently took time off to rest and recharge while visiting Ireland and Poland. Here are a few of my favorite photos from the trip (head over to Instagram if you want even more)! Hope you have a […]

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Food Feature: Poke Pop-Up

Hawaiian Poke Makes Its Way to DC. As a former resident of the Aloha State, I’m very excited that poke (pronounced “poh-kay”) has finally found its way to Washington, DC. The dish is a raw, marinated fish salad that is ubiquitous in Hawaii—tasty versions are literally sold in grocery stores. Poke gets its name from the Hawaiian verb […]

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3 Tips for Founders // Marta Staudinger, LATELA Gallery

Marta Staudinger of LATELA Gallery shares with Start DC the top three lessons she’s learned as a founder.   In April, we checked out the “Collage” exhibit at LATELA, Marta Staudinger’s new Brookland art gallery and creative space. For part two of our LATELA feature, we have a chat with Staudinger herself. As a quick recap on LATELA, the gallery first opened in […]

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