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

Washington DC 2010 Jazz Festival

The DC Jazz Festival is the largest music festival in our Nation’s Capital, incorporating 20-plus venues and more than 100 performances into just under two weeks of fun-lovin’, toe-tappin’ good times.

The DC Jazz Festival is an odd bird. Scattered like chicken feed by date, venue, time and price, you couldn’t be blamed for saying it’s a bit all over the place. Confounding the issue, all of the events are organized into their own sponsored cubbies. You can actually attend several shows without ever getting a larger sense of “The DC Jazz Festival”. Read more of this post

Renovation complete at Willard Hotel DC

Kamran Abdi
HVScompass Design and Jonathan Nehmer + Associates completed the first phase of the guestroom and suite renovation at the historic Willard Hotel Interior Design and Architecture services were provided by HVScompass and JN+A respectively. Read more of this post

Everglades Summit planned for D.C.

Kamran Abdi
Emmy Award-winning news anchor and best-selling author Tom Brokaw and Grammy Award-winning band Blues Traveler are among those joining hundreds of Everglades restoration supporters in Washington, D.C., on May 19 and 20 for the first-ever America’s Everglades Summit, hosted by the Palmetto Bay-based Everglades Foundation and its partners. Read more of this post