It would be hard to believe that someone with a background in sales would make it big in online marketing. For Eric Koch, a graduate with a marketing degree from Virginia Tech (go Hokies) in 2004, he is a proof of the power of creativity in shaping your passion. For the first several years post-college, he bounced around in the job ...Read More »
Being a DMV(DC, Maryland and Virginia) entrepreneur comes with loads of benefits making it unique to...
Real estate agent in the Northern Virginia area working for the last 14 years helping families buy a...
Serial Entrepreneur Ryan Collision is an expert shark in the tank of turning entrepreneurs into mill...
Forrest T. Heath III is the founding partner of Pareto Design, a global design consultancy based in ...
IAM115- Fitness Enthusiast Helps Clients Improve Their Health Inspired By His Own Weight Loss Transformation
As someone with interest in fitness, helping as many people as possible improve their health, and se...
Football can be a great way to workout. It’s fun, sporty and can help improve your football skills. At the end, you don’t even realize you’re working out. It’s for this reason that Danielle Chelminsky is passionate about helping adults in their 20s, 30s, and even 40s, who want to get fit, or just want to try something new to mix ...Read More »
We had the opportunity to hear from Jeb Ory, the co-founder of Phone2Action, a technology company based in Arlington, Virginia for civic participation and stakeholder engagement. Tell us your story. Why did you start your business? We founded Phone2Action to solve a problem Ximena Hartsock, my cofounder, had. She was managing advocacy campaigns and noticed that there was no way ...Read More »
There are few areas more energized and engaging with entrepreneurs than the Washington D.C. area. The area is quickly becoming the haven if you’re looking to form your own company or find bright minds to partner with. The proximity to the White House and an ever-evolving entrepreneurial spirit makes the area a perfect place to be if you’re looking to start a business. ...Read More »
Executive Director of Northern Virginia Franchise Creates Jobs Providing Support for the Aging Population
Michael San Juan the Executive Director of Always Best Care of Arlington which provides multiple options for seniors including an assisted living finder/referral services, in-home care and remote safety monitoring/remote home automation. Michael spoke about the following: • What the franchise do? • What a typical day is like for him • How the company has leveraged technology to be ...Read More »
Networking is alive and thriving in the DMV. There are so many organizations and groups to be a part of in D.C., Maryland and Virginia so, we decided to start making a list of some of the resources, organizations or groups that you could join or visit in the area. While it’s not comprehensive (yet) we, have taken a try ...Read More »
Being able to find a gym or fitness class can be an arduous process. Often people have to search based on price, location, reviews and many other variables to find the perfect class to attend. Reghe Ojaide, the founder and CEO of ReserveKing hopes that her DC based startup that launches this month makes the process easier for fitness seekers. We ...Read More »
Often a business starts when an entrepreneur or business owner has a pain point or something they wished existed. After research and searching, an entrepreneur might realize that whatever their idea is doesn’t actually exist. This is when a true entrepreneur develops that solution. This was the case for Eric Niu, the CEO & Co-Founder of Swaggle, a DMV based application that ...Read More »
Moving is a frustrating experience. For many people they dread the experience and Northern Virginia based PockitShip is focused on revolutionizing the experience and improving the overall experience. We had the opportunity to speak with Garrett O’Shea, Co-Founder to learn more about how they’re creating the “Uber for moving,” what inspires him and some of the exciting things that they ...Read More »
Today it’s become more and more difficult to get people to visit small business in person. However, many small business owners like Jonathan Elkhouri focused on creating an incredible customer experience to encourage clients and customers to keep coming back over and over again. We spoke with Jonathan, the owner of Salon Khouri located in Fairfax, Virginia about how he got started, what makes his ...Read More »