DC Tech Tag

08 Jan Q&A: The Geek In Residence Helping Startups Bloom

G. Nagesh Rao is the Chief Technologist at the United States Small Business Administration, but his business card reads Geek In Residence. Along with boosting entrepreneurship at the SBA and in partnership with other federal agencies, he's an advisor for a host of entrepreneurship-related groups including...

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31 Oct Behind the Scenes at Government Matters

One of the best and most challenging things about working in PR is that every part of our job is constantly changing. Whether it’s the tools we use, the clients we serve or the way we deliver information, something is always changing. Realizing this, we put...

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26 Oct SpeakerBox Partners with Revature As New Agency of Record

SpeakerBox is excited to announce that we’ve been chosen by Revature to serve as its communications Agency of Record. Located in Reston, Virginia, Revature is a technology talent development company that recruits, develops, and deploys enterprise-ready technology talent to corporations and government agencies throughout the U.S. Revature...

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16 Dec Big Idea: CONNECTpreneur Winter Forum Part 2

For the second part of the CONNECTpreneur Winter Forum (click here for Part I), the event showcased a panel discussion focused on “Hot Trends In Venture Capital and Early Stage Capital Funding.” Panelists included big names in the investment community, including: Jonathan Aberman (moderator), Managing Director, Amplifier...

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08 Dec SpeakerBox Gets Busy Giving Back!

It’s that time of year again! Children all around the world are meticulously preparing their holiday wish lists in hopes they will receive something they have been waiting for all year. Unfortunately, that is not the case for every child. In the spirit of holiday giving,...

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03 Nov Potomac Tech Wire’s Startup Outlook 2015

Potomac Tech Wire hosted its "Startup Outlook 2015: Growing a Company in the Current Market" program last Thursday at the new Tysons Tower. The event kicked off with a keynote from Phil Bronner of Quad Learning on "Understanding Both Sides of the Table: What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Venture Capital." Bronner drew...

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30 Sep October Networking Events

October may be a record month for networking events this year. I've got eleven on my list and on a few days,  there are a couple to choose from! Here are the events that are on my radar: NoVA TechBreakfast 8:00AM – 11:00AM, Wednesday, October 1 AOL - 22000 AOL...

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24 Sep Ask the Influencer: Meet Derek Coburn, CADRE!

I am thrilled to be able to interview Derek Coburn, co-founder of an exlusive professional organization: cadre DC, and now a published author of Networking is Not Working, a New York Times bestseller! He has received accolades and reviews from such notable sources as Dan Pink,...

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30 Aug September Networking Events

Back-to-school, back to networking. DC has a plethora of networking events this month to connect with the DCTech community and get you Fall off to a good start. Here are the events that are on my radar: MoCo TechBreakfast 8:00AM - 11:00AM, Tuesday, September 2 800 King Farm Boulevard,...

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31 Jul August Networking Events

Wait! It's August already? DC has a reputation for a serious summer slow down in the last month of summer, but that doesn't feel like the case this year. Here are the events that are on my radar: NoVA TechBreakfast 8:00AM – 11:00AM, Wednesday, August 6 AOL - 22000 AOL...

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30 Jun July Networking Events

After a busy June, the DC Tech networking scene, seems to have officially dialed back a bit for summer. Nonetheless, there are still a handful of events to keep you connected this month: NoVA TechBreakfast 8:00AM – 11:00AM, Wednesday, July 2 AOL - 22000 AOL Way, Dulles, VA Tech Cocktail DC's Startup...

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31 May June Networking Events

Summer is here and networking opportunties abound. Here's what's on my radar during the month of June: NoVA TechBreakfast 8:00AM – 11:00AM, Wednesday, June 4 AOL - 22000 AOL Way, Dulles, VA Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Forum 7:00AM - 11:30AM, Thursday, June 5 Tysons Corner Marriott, 8028 Leesburg Pike, Tysons Corner, VA Tech Cocktail's DC Mixer...

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30 Apr Next Week’s Challenge Festival Preview

Our team has been working with the 1776 team and is excited for it to finally be time for the Challenge Festival http://challengecup.1776dc.com/festival/, which starts next Friday, May 9th. DC will be buzzing with amazing events, venues, speakers, startups and the community supporting startups and you should definitely...

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31 Mar April Tech Networking Events

Spring has arrived, supposedly, and while the cherry blossoms, crocus and daffodils have yet to materialize, there are a plethora of tech networking events to welcome a change in seasons. Here's what's on my radar: Destination Innovation 1:30PM - 6:30PM, Wednesday, April 2 Washington Post, 1150 15th Street NW NoVA...

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30 Dec January DC Tech Networking Events

It's a new year to get your networking game into gear. While the winter holiday will strecth for many until January 6th, there are still opportunities to re-engage with the community and get 2014 off to a great start. Tech Cocktail is back in DC...

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01 Nov November DC Tech Networking Events

Starbucks may have switched their coffee cups to red, but in DC, it's the first of November and there is still a lot of work to get done before December and the holidays are upon us and limiting our bandwidth. This month, we are thankful that...

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31 Jul August Networking Events

There is a long standing sentiment that DC is dead in August. The networking calendar for the month certainly reflects that. NVTC and Women in Technology's calendars were literally blank. Never fear, the good people that host Tech Breakfast and DC Tech Meetup have made...

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16 Jul My New Favorite App: Hailo

They had me at Hailo. Hailo, an App-based taxi service launched in DC on July 8th. I worked closely with them on their launch, which is a disclosure, but also due diligence for you because SpeakerBox vets each company carefully before we bring on a new...

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30 Jun July Tech Networking Events

July in DC can be a bear. A festive 4th of July in the region is a temporary distraction from the weather. As quickly as the fireworks displays rise and desintegrate into the summer air, it is each man and woman againts the heat and...

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26 May DC’s Top Tech Presence

Every year Fortune releases a list of the 100 best companies to work for. This year 19 of the 100 are tech companies, including half of the top 10. (Although, you could argue that a lot more than 19 of these companies are tech-related, these are...

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