The First Declaration of Human Rights By Cyrus The Great Persian King On Exhibit In Awesome Washington, D.C.

Cyrus Cylinder

As a Persian/American entrepreneur who lived, found, and  worked for various hot and successful DC tech startups like Yurie Systems (acquired by Lucent for $1.23 B),  telezoo.com (the top 5 B2B in the world), and as the founder of awesomize.me, I’m proud to let you know the world’s first human rights declaration, is on display for the first time in the United States. Starting with our awesome DC through April 28 at the Smithsonian’s Sackler Gallery, then  in Houston, New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Read more of this post

International Women’s Day @ L2 Lounge

International Womens Day

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The Boeing 787 landed in Awesome DC for the first time today!

Its awesome landing over Potomac River to Reagan National  was part of the six-month world Dream Tour that Boeing has scheduled for their awesome dreamliner Boeing’s 787 .

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First Crowdfunding Conference on May 14th in Awesome Washington DC

The Crowdfunding bill that was signed by President Obama last month will have its first conference next week in Awesome DC!

If you are still not sure what the bill is all about and what it means to your business, the bill classifies startups as “emerging growth companies” that can turn to online investors to raise startup capital. Those companies would also be able to sell up to $50 million in shares before having to register with the Securities and Exchange Commission and have up to 1,000 shareholders which is double the current limitation. Read more of this post

Wanna Meet Hot Guys From Spain, Head to FedEx Field of Washington,DC TODAY!


You Awesome people of Washington, DC will have the opportunity to witness one the world’s best team in person, Spaniol, F.C. Barcelona today in FedEx Field. The match will be epic!

F.C. Barcelona that happens to be one of my favorite football team will be playing against my least favorite team, the English Manchester United. As I always I expect Barcelona nails Manchester United at least with 3 goal difference. Read more of this post

National Dance Day in Awesome Washington, DC

So you think you can dance? Here is your chance to prove it!

On Saturday, July 30, in honor of National Dance Day, feel free to attend and enjoy performances of Salsa, Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, West African, Capoeira, Tango, & Belly Dancing in Sylvan Theater on the National Mall,15th St.&Independence Ave., NW starting around 3:00 p.m. Read more of this post

The National Volleyball League Kicks off their 2011 Season at Midtown Loft


Volleyball is more than a game, it is a lifestyle & this group knows how to party! Founder of the NVL, AL-B Hannemann, is famous for his Volleyball Vacations so you know that this party is going to be rockin’!

The NVL’s  Inaugural Soiree will be held this coming Sat, May 14th at Midtown Loft located on the Third Floor of 1219 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington DC.  And here is the awesome thing…it is only $20 to get in and there is an open bar from 8pm-9pm and you get to party with the pros too! Have you seen some of these beach volleyball players from CA?!?!

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Global PechaKucha Day : INSPIRE JAPAN

Japan has inspired designers for many generations and it is where the “Pecha Kucha 20 images x 20 seconds” show-and-tell event format was born, and it has gone on to inspire designers to get together in 400 cities around the world, to share their creativity at more than 1000 events each year.

Japan has inspired us all, now is it our turn to “Inspire Japan.” Read more of this post

GWU Entrepreneurship Seminar: Marketing – How to Find Your Customers [EVENT]


GW School of Engineering and Applied Science is hosting an excellent event next week for those who are interested in finding  customers with minimum or even ZERO budget.  If you are around DC next week, I urge you attend.  The program is free and open to the public and is a great networking opportunity for students, professionals, faculty and even others from outside the GW network.

The panel consists of me and two other Washingtonian serial entrepreneurs who will share and discuss our experiences.  The program provides for ample audience participation and is a unique opportunity to learn from the experts on effective ways to get your message to the right people.  For those on a shoestring budget, we will have tips and ways to market at low or no cost!

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Tech Cocktail’s 2011 DC Winter Mixer Event last week

Those of you missed it,  Tech Cocktail did an awesome job in organizing their 2011 DC Winter Mixer event last Wednesday at Slaviya in the heart of Adams Morgan. There were about 10 DC startups showcased their solution offerings including us, awesomize.me 🙂 :

  • Poshbrood – A website that takes the “Are we there yet?” out of family travel and helps frazzled moms find relaxing family escapes they deserve.
  • WatchParty –  WatchParty allows you to interact with others while you watch favorite shows! Be part of the audience without leaving your couch.
  • Awesomize.me – Your personal and corporate reputation/brand management tool,  leveraging the power of the community. Read more of this post