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

New Year’s Eve Party @ L2 Lounge!

NYE at L2

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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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That is NOT Awesome! George Clooney Arrested in Washington, DC!

George Clooney was arrested in DC today in a protest against the ethnic cleansing in the Sudan. Clooney has been on a mission to bring humanitarian aid and support to the people suffering at the hands of the Sudanese government.

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Another Reason Why Washington DC is Awesome!


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Nowruz 1391: The Hottest Persian New Year Parties in Awesome Washington DC

Join us in celebration of the Persian New Year next week. The new year will be 1391. There will be two parties in DC:

The First one:
FRIDAY MARCH 16th
Ozio Lounge
1814 M St NW
Awesome Washington, DC
On all 4 floors!

I guess Ozio will be blocked by long line of black Mercedes Benz and BMW next Friday 🙂 Read more of this post

One Obvious Advantage of Having Your Brand Listed on awesomize.me

By now every marketer has realized the role of social media as one of the most important outlets of establishing a brand. Most of us have both personal and business pages on Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, LinkedIn, awesomize.me, and Pinterest, the latest one. Although, they are all  great marketing channels, but I think excluding the Washington DC based startup,  awesomize.me, the rest are just very passive.

Take a look at these two company pages on awesomize.me below as an example – ita Collection based in NYC maker of luxury handbags and Black & Orange Burgers based in Washington, DC maker of  burger obviously.

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Awesome Jonathon Perrelli: Fools Are A Necessary Part Of The Economy

Here is an awesome inspirational message by Jonathon Perrelli with Fortify.vc to those who are as fool as me, currently struggling to find employment, and have at least 10% entrepreneurial DNA. Given our current economy and unemployment rate, I don’t think I need to remind you that most of the existing successful companies including Google, Microsoft, and GE launched their ventures during the poor economy. So, his message below is SIMPLEMENTE PERFCTO!

Message to Fools:
“If you have a day job, and you love it, shout hooray! If you woke up and realized that you are being pimped by an evil corporation and not being treated fairly, or you are bored out of your mind, or too smart to be locked down, get up and grab your red stapler and walk the F out the door. Fools are a necessary part of the economy and I too have been a fool more than once in my career, so I too “get” that it is quite difficult to leave the day job, etc. So either explore your business as a hobby (but not for too long) or live vicariously through your Founder and Farmer friends. Turn your dream into an innovative product or service. Be bold, but be careful. Know your personal financial situation and speak with others who have made the jump from Fool to Founder, prior to grabbing your stapler”  Jonathon Perrelli with Fortify.vc.   Read more of this post

Incentives for Your High Tech Business in Awesome Washington, DC

How the DC High Tech Incentive Program Can Help You Grow Your Business

Washington, DC has emerged as a hotbed of entrepreneurship and technology in the Mid-Atlantic region and nationally. High technology startups located in DC are eligible for incentives to help them reduce costs and grow. If you are the owner of a high technology startup with at least two employees, or you may soon find yourself growing to this level, then you may be eligible for DC’s High Tech Incentive program. If you’ve ever wanted to know more about this program, then look no further than a panel discussion with representatives from the DC government, area financial professionals, and startups taking advantage of the high tech incentive program. Read more of this post

Angelina Jolie Promotes Her New Film ‘In the Land of Blood and Honey’ in Washington DC


Wearing her vintage dress from The Way We Wore, Angelina Jolie attend the “In the Land of Blood and Honey” premiere at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC yesterday.

And, of course Brad was also here in town to make sure Angela doesn’t see me 😦

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