News

Sunday
10
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The Washington Life Tech 25

Art by Cris Clapp Logan, Portraits by Tony Powell, Washington Life

Our third annual Tech 25 highlights individuals (or teams) who are making noteworthy contributions to the technological landscape of our city, whether it be through a newly-launched company, the continued development of an already-existing brand, or as funders and supporters of entrepreneurs.

Friday
9
29

Halcyon Dialogue and AAAS Partner for Robotics Showcase

Tim Vickey, WHC Insider

Halcyon, in partnership with AAAS, hosted a VIP event to celebrate and discuss innovations in robotics and AI. The event, led by industry experts, congressional leaders, and more discussed insights on how advanced technologies will affect humanity's future living with robotics.

Thursday
9
28

Halcyon Dialogue and AAAS Release the 2016-2017 Halcyon Dialogue Series Report

Halcyon Dialogue, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Transformative technological shifts, such as the personal computer revolution and the rise of the Internet as a ubiquitous global communications medium, are almost always accompanied by unforeseen challenges and opportunities.

Thursday
9
28

Robots Among Us: Halcyon Dialogue Releases Report Outlining Future of AI, Living With Robots

Sage Communications

Robots Among Us: Halcyon Dialogue Releases Report Outlining Future of AI, Living With Robots

Shaping Robotics Policy for the 21st Century analyzes recommended policies and best practices to foster benefits of emerging technology

Thursday
9
14

Startups Big and Small: Halcyon’s New Cohort

Selma Khenissi, The Georgetowner

In the business world, a lot of students have been competing for job slots at big businesses such as Goldman Sachs. But that’s not the full story.

On Sept. 12, at Halcyon House on Prospect Street in Georgetown, the seventh cohort of Halcyon Incubator showed a new type of businessperson coming to the surface — one that can be called the social entrepreneur archetype.

Wednesday
9
6

Halcyon Stage Aims to Make Capital a Hub of Creativity

Mackenzie Weinger, The Washington Diplomat

The 18th-century Halcyon House was purchased in 2011 by Drs. Sachiko Kuno and Ryuji Ueno, the founders of the S&R Foundation.

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.

Thursday
8
24

Boston Leads The Top 21 Cities For Social Entrepreneurs

Elizabeth MacBride, Forbes

Boston is the best city in the nation to be a social entrepreneur, according to a new ranking of the top 21 ecosystems, because social entrepreneurs in Beantown find it relatively easy to find funding there, especially from private investors and the public sector, and because of the overall awareness of social entrepreneurship.

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.