Awesome View of Washington DC Under Lightning

Thanks to Kevin Ambrose genius photography, here are a few more awesome views of Washington DC under lightning.   By stacking multiple individual lightning photographs into a single exposure, the storm’s lightning in DC has a totally new amazing and powerful look!

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The Magnificent 10 Speeds up the Path to Innovation in Awesome Washington, D.C

FounderCorps that launched earlier this year and currently run by the magnificent 10 including one of my former Board member, Mark Walsh just launched their awesome “Fellows Program”. The program is to provide mentorship and support to emerging entrepreneurs participating in Awesome DC region business creation programs.

The program will work with partnering organizations that are having business formation competitions — they will provide a prize and mentorship. But, they will go through their partners, such as the University of Maryland, the George Washington University, the George Mason University and so forth. They are not trying to create another silo – They work with the folks who are already working with entrepreneurs and making things happen. Read more of this post

Job Openings around Washington, D.C. – Dec 8, 2010

FEATURED JOBS

PR Strategist – The new DC based startup, awesomize.me is looking for hands on leader that is willing to help us build out and grow awesomize.me. The individual will direct our digital strategic marketing campaigns, determine objectives and expectations, scope of work, timelines and deliverables.

Responsibilities
• Develop detailed scopes of work
• Create strategic digital marketing campaigns
• Generate campaign benchmarks, project reports and case studies
• Serve as primary liaison between marketing and engineering groups and have the ability to communicate complex ideas across the two groups
• Spreading the words about awesomize.me through the Web, universities, and social media channels. Read more of this post

Awesome Washington DC is the Third Brainy City In America

On the eve of Awesome DC birthday, Portfolio Magazine ranked 200 cities in the US including our Awesome Washington DC in order of relative brainpower 🙂

Using new American Community Survey data along with their full methodology, the magazine assessed the average level of higher education obtained by the residents of 200 cities, coupled with their relative earning power of adults who live in them. Read more of this post

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


Director, Systems and Networking – This HireStrategy client in Washington, D.C. is searching for a Director, Systems and Networking to join their team. The ideal candidate will oversee the day-to-day and long-term management of the business networks and systems, including all publicly available web sites, and editorial publishing systems; Plan and manage budgets for hardware and IT needs, including server upgrades for all internal business and publicly available systems; Work with developers and database engineers to plan system and network configurations; Work with other IT directors to plan hardware and software deployments; Work with upper management to determine network and hardware capital and expense budgets. A Bachelor’s degree at least 7 years UNIX Systems administration and Cisco Networking experience, including management and or team leadership. Experience in publishing or advocacy industries preferred is required for this position. If interested, please submit resumes to ctynan@hirestrategy.com or click here to apply. Read more of this post

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


Regional Sales Manager – The Regional Sales Manager will be responsible for business development and selling activities for our secure, IP+Legacy Virtual Private Network (VPN) security solutions. Must work with carriers and enterprises that rely on Encore’s innovative VPN routers for wireless, satellite, and terrestrial networks that support both legacy and IP devices. Must have knowledge of industrially hardened (rugged) routers designed for SCADA and other mission critical network applications found in harsh environments. The winning candidate will possess skills in prospecting and opening new accounts as well as protecting an installed base of customers. The individual must have a demonstrated knowledge of managing a large territory; including demand generation, partner development, forecasting, quota attainment and sales presentations. For success, the candidate must possess a strong business and technical knowledge with complimentary skills to understand the customer’s business drivers and align to the Encore solutions. Must have 10+ years of successful sales experience in telecommunications or technology sales. Send resume to jobs@encorenetworks.com. Read more of this post

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

FEATURED JOBS

PR Strategist – The new DC based startup, awesomize.me is looking for hands on leader that is willing to help us build out and grow awesomize.me. The individual will direct our digital strategic marketing campaigns, determine objectives and expectations, scope of work, timelines and deliverables.

Responsibilities
• Develop detailed scopes of work
• Create strategic digital marketing campaigns
• Generate campaign benchmarks, project reports and case studies
• Serve as primary liaison between marketing and engineering groups and have the ability to communicate complex ideas across the two groups
• Spreading the words about awesomize.me through the Web, universities, and social media channels. Read more of this post

Job Openings around Washington, D.C. – Nov 23, 2010

FEATURED JOBS

Investment Banking Analyst/Associates – We are a growing boutique investment banking firm in the Washington-metro area seeking an investment banking analyst/associate to join our team. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supporting all phases of the merger and acquisition process for middle market companies including financial modeling and analysis, presentations, preparation and due diligence support. Candidates will have one to five years of relevant work experience in the areas of investment banking, merger and acquisition related consulting, transaction advisory support services, leveraged finance, private equity or accounting. This position provides extensive exposure to high profile senior level executives of leading middle market companies. Applicants should exhibit polished verbal and written communication skills and are expected to possess a strong knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Excel. Training and support for career development is provided. Please email resumes and cover letters to info@bluestonecapitalpartners.comRead more of this post

Job Openings around Washington, D.C. – Nov 22, 2010

FEATURED JOBS

Business Development Account Executive – NBC Washington is looking for an experienced and dedicated Digital Account Executive! This is a unique opportunity to sell web, mobile, out of home and digital video in the local marketplace but also have the ability to sell nationally. If you have the drive and commitment to work in the high-paced Sales atmosphere, in one of the most dynamic and high growth media opportunities in the Washington metropolitan area we want to here from you. Full job description is here.  Send resume to meghan.walko@nbcuni.com Read more of this post

Job Openings around Washington, D.C. – Nov 19, 2010

FEATURED JOBS

PR Strategist – The new DC based startup, awesomize.me is looking for hands on leader that is willing to help us build out and grow awesomize.me. The individual will direct our digital strategic marketing campaigns, determine objectives and expectations, scope of work, timelines and deliverables.

Responsibilities
• Develop detailed scopes of work
• Create strategic digital marketing campaigns
• Generate campaign benchmarks, project reports and case studies
• Serve as primary liaison between marketing and engineering groups and have the ability to communicate complex ideas across the two groups
• Spreading the words about awesomize.me through the Web, universities, and social media channels. Read more of this post