Issue #11: You Rock (Yes, You!)

Start DC Issue #11: You Rock (Yes, You!) A Note from the Founder You rock like this (^) kitty, even if sometimes it feels like you don’t. Even the most bad-ass entrepreneurs have their moments of doubt because doubt can be a by-product of putting yourself out there. But you got this. As women, we […]

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Issue #9: Good Vibes Coming at Ya

Start DC Issue #9: Good Vibes Coming at Ya A Note from the Founder Hi there! There is a lot going on politically in Washington, DC right now (Exhibit A: the tweets). While I’m not advocating for burying your head in the sand, I am finding that especially as a DC resident, I need breaks […]

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Issue #8: Hi, It’s August

Start DC // Issue #8: Hi, It’s August A Note from the Founder Heyo and happy new month! It seems like the whole city has been on vacation these past few weeks, so in the event that you’re reading this from the beach, we’re keeping it short and sweet this month. Easy, breezy—even if those […]

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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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Negotiation Tips for (Women) Entrepreneurs

Negotiation in employment is important, whether it’s salary negotiations in “traditional” jobs or negotiating with potential investors as an entrepreneur. Negotiation is critical for women, but it’s also something that many of us dread—sweaty palms, knots-in-the-stomach-style. But “like it or not, negotiations are part of our everyday lives,” Emily Long of CHIEF, a marketing and […]

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