We Did It! Awesome Washington, DC No.1 on Forbes List Of America’s New Tech Hotspots

Washington DC tech hub

Back in December of 2009, Elias Shams launched AwesomeDC blog with mainly One MISSION to accomplish:  To wipe out  all those Politics, corruption, and scandals crap from the face of Washington, DC.  Then to position the Nation’s capital as a city of technology, partying, clubbing and fun! Mainly  as a Tech hub. Read the 2nd paragraph right below the video of his interview with CNN where he says “My intention with this blog is to show the world Washington, DC is much more than just Politics, corruption, and scandals. Frankly, I am not sure of that myself either, but I will try  I will be covering everything happening in awesome DC, with the focus on the technology, parties, clubs, events, and of course the awesome Washingtonians” Read more of this post

Thanks To Clearspring, Here Are The Top Shared Videos In 2009


Those of you not familiar with Clearspring , they are one of the leading widget network providers right in McLean, VA. Their competitor is Sharethis, not sure which one is the leader in the space though.

Clearspring is headed by another great Washingtonian entrepreneur, and good friend of mine, Homan Radfar. Their widgets connects publishers and advertisers to audiences on the social Web. Back in Sept of 2008, they acquired AddThis , the bookmarking and content sharing service on the Internet to serve over 20 billion views per month and reach more than 200 million unique visitors. Their joint venture has created the most widely used set of content sharing services on the Web.
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