News

Monday
8
28

Beantown's Social Enterprise Ecosystem Comes In On Top

Anne Field, Forbes

Boston-area social entrepreneurs, you’re in luck. You’re situated in the best ecosystem for social enterprise in the U.S. Also, entrepreneurs in some cities suspect that potential investors don't really understand what a social venture is.

Wednesday
8
16

Halcyon Incubator Releases 2nd Annual Ranking of Best Cities for Social Entrepreneurs

Halcyon

The Social Enterprise Ecosystems Report measures social enterprise in twenty-one top U.S. cities based on funding, human capital, quality of life, and regulation

Tuesday
8
15

Refugee chefs changing the way America eats

Hannah Long Higgins, BBC News

Foodhini, a Halcyon Incubator cohort 5 venture, allows refugees to sell their homeland recipes directly to US foodies with a taste for something different.

Watch the video here.

Monday
7
24

Banza and Misfit Juicery founders share their advice for starting out in the food business

Robin Roberts, ABC News

The food entrepreneurs behind Banza and Misfit Juicery were highlighted on "Good Morning America" today as start-up companies with a mission to create social change for both health and the environment.

 

Friday
6
9

Les 10 meilleurs innovateurs français sélectionnés par le MIT Technology Review en Europe

Le magazine MIT Technology Review, du Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), vient de dévoiler les 10 finalistes français du prix Innovators Under 35 Europe, à l’occasion du rendez-vous annuel organisé par le magazine à L’Atelier BNP Paribas.

 

Tuesday
5
23

A Different Kind of Food Delivery Connects Diners with Immigrant Chefs

Jenny Splitter, Washington City Paper

Noobstaa Phillip Vang missed his mother’s cooking. He had just moved to D.C. from Minnesota to attend Georgetown’s MBA program, and craved the Northern Vietnamese Hmong food that his mom and aunt used to cook at home.

Wednesday
5
3

Washington's 100 Top Tech Leaders

Michael J. Gaynor , Washingtonian

Ask about the health of Washington’s tech scene and you’ll get a range of opinions. That’s what Washingtonian did for this year’s Tech Titans, our biannual survey of the most influential and interesting people in the local tech scene, from start-up founders to government officials to venture capitalists.

Friday
4
21

How a Georgetown Alum's Startup is Finding a Voice in D.C.'s Crowded Food Delivery Market

Erin Joost, DC Inno

If you haven’t heard, food delivery is big. There are companies delivering food on foot, by robot, via car, from restaurants and fast food joints or cooked just for you, and so on and so on.

Noobstaa Phillip Vang, though, saw a gap in the market.

Thursday
3
23

Halcyon Incubator puts startups in the Austin spotlight

Steve Winter, special WTOP correspondent, WTOP

WASHINGTON — Every year at South by Southwest, the Washington, D.C., Economic Partnership leaves its imprint on Austin, Texas, by playing host at the WeDC House.

A venue for special events, parties and showcase activities, the WeDC House also serves as a place where people can relax, unwind and recharge from the intensity and excitement of the five-day interactive festival.

Tuesday
3
21

Why the Halcyon Incubator is adding an arts fellowship

Technically DC, Technically DC

Since launch in September 2014, the Halcyon Incubator, housed in the stunning Halcyon House in Georgetown, has welcomed social entrepreneurs to its hands-on, 18-month fellowship.