News

Thursday
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Company with Rooftop Farm in Bethesda To Open Another, Bigger Farm at Pike & Rose

Joe Zimmerman, Bethesda Magazine

Pike & Rose’s newest development isn’t a restaurant or a business. It’s a 17,000-square-foot farm that will provide produce to residents and nearby eateries.

The farm will be situated one story above the North Bethesda development, on top of the Old Georgetown Road Garage next to the Pallas at Pike & Rose apartments.

Wednesday
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This Halcyon Incubator Fellow is Transforming How Veterans Manage Amputation Pain

Sam Sabin, DCINNO

Skimming through crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter or GoFundMe, you find an abundance of wearable tech devices. One wants to help parents’ monitor their child's health. Another promises to measure the health of a person's dog.

Thursday
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Halcyon Incubator Fellow Sherry Lachman Authors New York Times Op Ed: The Opioid Plague's Youngest Victims

Sherry Lachman, New York Times

Our stunning failure to care for our most vulnerable children is a cause and devastating consequence of the opioid crisis that is ravaging towns around the country. We can’t end the crisis — or a host of other problems — until we fix our beleaguered child welfare system.

Tuesday
11
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Innovators & Disruptors: The 2017 Tech 25

Halcyon Incubator fellows Amelia Friedman and Danya Sherman join Halcyon's CEO Kate Goodall in the 2017 Tech 25. An additional 8 Halcyon Incubator fellows were likewise included in the Innovators and Disruptors "Hall of Fame".

See the full list here.

Monday
8
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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
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Halcyon Incubator Releases 2nd Annual Ranking of Best Cities for Social Entrepreneurs

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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
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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.

Wednesday
5
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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
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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
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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.