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

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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Mayor-Elect Gray: Please Make DC Awesome For Entrepreneurs

A great blog post by an awesome  entrepreneur friend of mine Daniel Odio-paez, CEO and Co-founder of the DC based startup, PointAbout.

I’d like to use this blog post to argue for incoming mayor Gray and the DC Council to make DC the most entrepreneur-friendly place in the US. That means tax breaks, access to government contracts, support for innovation zones, aggressive access to angel funding, but mostly it just means convincing high profile entrepreneurs from other areas to make the DC area their home.  It shouldn’t be that hard — many SF-based entrepreneurs are from the DC area originally and have family here.  You just have to give them good reasons to come back to DC. Read more of this post

Job Openings around Washington, D.C. – Sept 4, 2010


Job Openings around Washington, D.C. – Sept 4, 2010 Read more of this post

Job Openings around Washington, D.C. – Sept 3, 2010

FEATURED JOB OPENINGS


1) Cleared Job Fair Thursday Sept 9 DoubleTree Crystal City, VA

If you are a security cleared professional please join ClearedJobs.Net between 11am and 3pm. Scheduled employers include SOS International, Ltd., TASC, Inc., HP Enterprise Systems, Engineering Systems Consultants, Dell Perot Systems, Everest Technology Solutions, General Dynamics – IT, L-3 Communications GS&ES, Lockheed Martin, Verizon Federal Network Systems, Northrop Grumman Corp., Stanley Associates, Inc., Black Box Network Services, Tenacity Solutions, Citrix Systems, Fulcrum IT Services Company, URS Corporation, NetStar-1, Evans & Chambers Technology, Trusted Computer Solutions, AT&T Government Solutions and more. Read more of this post

Job Openings around Washington, D.C. – Sept 2, 2010

FEATURED JOB OPENINGS

1) VP: and Business Development

Our client, a leading, worldwide provider of managed hosting and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) is searching for a creative, driven executive with a history of structuring healthy, successful long term deals/partnerships that result in exciting, innovative, industry-leading solution sets – new capabilities that help global companies compete and lead. Require: International experience structuring large enterprise deals in two or more of the following regions: U.S., Western Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Substantial experience/familiarity working in different cultural environments. Opportunity analysis, business negotiation, deal structure with special emphasis on and experience with revenue and cost sharing models. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Read more of this post

Job Openings around Washington, D.C. – Sept 1, 2010

FEATURED JOB OPENINGS


1) Title: Portfolio Manager Loan Servicing Specialist II (23165)
Location: Upper NW, Washington DC
Company Type: Fortune 100
Job Type: Contract to Perm
Duration: Long Term
Compensation: Open
Contact:
sam [at] tventures [dot] net
Description (23165)

Manage and monitor customer (servicers, trustees and other partners) performance with the goal of safeguarding corporate assets and mitigating operations and financial risk. Read more of this post

Job Openings around Washington, D.C. – Aug 31, 2010

FEATURED JOB OPENINGS

1) VP: Partners and Business Development

Our client, a leading, worldwide provider of managed hosting and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) is searching for a creative, driven executive with a history of structuring healthy, successful long term deals/partnerships that result in exciting, innovative, industry-leading solution sets – new capabilities that help global companies compete and lead. Require: International experience structuring large enterprise deals in two or more of the following regions: U.S., Western Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Read more of this post

Job Openings around Washington, D.C. – Aug 30, 2010


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Job Openings around Washington, D.C. – Aug 29, 2010


Job Openings around Washington, D.C. – Aug 29, 2010 Read more of this post