News

Wednesday
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This Kenyan start-up is reinventing the family farm for the 21st century

To most American shoppers, there's nothing remarkable about a red onion in the produce aisle at the closest big box retailer.

Thursday
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Meet the social impact startups moving to DC for Halcyon Incubator’s sixth cohort

The Georgetown-based Halcyon Incubator program revealed its picks for cohort number six, which will begin in spring 2017, in a recent monthly email newsletter.

Thursday
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Business Rx: This farming start-up seeks help cultivating advisors to help it grow

This week, a start-up that helps farmers in emerging economies find markets for their goods seeks advice on how to assemble an advisory board.– Dan Beyers

Thursday
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D.C. Food Startup Connects Refugee Chefs To Home, A New Culture

From the lobbies of Dulles airport to the privacy of family living rooms, the Trump administration’s ban on travel for some immigrants and refugees has had powerful ripple effects in the D.C. region.

Friday
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5 startups tackling urban America's biggest issues

In 2016, the Rockefeller Foundation teamed up with the Unreasonable Institute to challenge entrepreneurs to tackle issues like homelessness, food access and education.

Wednesday
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DC’s Halcyon Incubator won big on the 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Millennials are doing some pretty cool things. This via the newly-released 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list — the annual celebration of young, smart, accomplished and famous (or some combination thereof) people.

Wednesday
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Why “Ugly” and Scrap Produce Actually Makes the Best Juice

Once the fresh-faced darling of the beverage industry, cold-pressed juice has arguably lost a bit of novelty.

Monday
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This DC Data Scientist is Using Open Data to Predict a City's Future

Open Data Nation is built around applying her skills to improving civic services with public data, a mission that earned her a spot in the latest cohort at D.C.'s Halcyon Incubator with other social entrepreneurs.

Friday
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Foodhini Startup Supports DC Immigrant Chefs

When Noobtsaa Philip Vang (GRD ’16) moved to Washington, D.C., from Minnesota for his MBA program at Georgetown in 2014, he found himself craving his mother’s home-cooked meals. But as a Hmong-American, Vang had trouble finding anything resembling his family’s cuisine in the District’s restaurants.

Thursday
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Whisonant makes tuition easy

One Longwood University alumna was inspired by her college experience to help others afford a higher education.