News

Tuesday
10
20

Halcyon and AWS Launch Program to Advance Women Social Entrepreneurs in Bahrain

Halcyon

Halcyon and AWS Launch Program to Advance Women Social Entrepreneurs in BahrainIntensive Incubator Program for Tech Startups is Now Accepting Applications

Monday
9
21

Covid-19 threatened this startup founder's health and business — and ignited demand for her medical device

Sara Gilgore, Washington Business Journal

Shavini Fernando was like many entrepreneurs whose startups were endangered by the coronavirus. But she was unique in how the pandemic endangered her own health...

Wednesday
9
9

Halcyon Angels closed on its first round of investments totaling $630K

Michelai Graham, Technically DC

Since social entrepreneur incubator Halcyon launched an angel investment group last August, the angel network has made its first two investments, totaling $630,000...

Saturday
9
5

Social Impact Investors: How Dahna Goldstein and Halcyon Angels Are Helping To Empower Impact-Driven Companies

Jilea Hemmings, Authority Magazine

As a part of our series about “Social Impact Investors”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Dahna Goldstein, Director of Halcyon Angels.

As the Director of Halcyon Angels, a regional network of impact-focused angel investors, Dahna Goldstein is helping to build the social entrepreneurship ecosystem...

Thursday
9
3

Bullets, Bells + Activism with Artist Stephanie Mercedes

M.K. Koszycki, District Fray

In a world rife with violence of all sorts, Argentinian-American queer artist Stephanie Mercedes turns some of the most recognizable tools of violence into ones of peace.

Tuesday
9
1

Angel network of Halcyon incubator backs edtech and solar startups

Jessica Pothering, Impact Alpha

D.C.-based nonprofit Halcyon recently launched an angel network for residents of the D.C. metro area to invest in impact startups.

Friday
8
28

Exclusive: Halcyon’s angel group is now active. Here are its first investments.

Sara Gilgore, Washington Business Journal

Halcyon Angels — a new earlier-stage investment arm of the prominent Georgetown nonprofit incubator for social entrepreneurship — has made its first round of investments...

Tuesday
8
25

Crisis innovators: How 5 local companies are addressing the pandemic head-on

Staff Gilgore, DC Inno

Coronavirus made 2020 the year of the pivot.

But the D.C.-area ventures having real, direct impact on the Covid-19 crisis have done more than tweak their business models; they’re innovating, persevering and committing to getting us through the pandemic in one piece...

Monday
8
24

Brewing Up Community

Adele Chapin, Eater DC

WhenWhen Candy Schibli started her coffee business, she wanted to avoid all distractions. She bought a one-kilogram roaster from a company in Minneapolis and set it up in her great-grandmother’s house...

Read the full story here.

Wednesday
8
19

Foodhini Delivers Meals From Immigrant And Refugee Chefs

Alice Levitt, Northern Virginia Magazine

Afghan mantu. Eritrean doro alicha. Laotian nam khao lettuce wraps. If you search, you can find these dishes at a NoVA restaurant. But wouldn’t you rather eat them at home right now? Noobtsa Vang, CEO and founder of Foodhini, is betting on it...