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.
On May 20, 2017, Dr. Sachiko Kuno, Co-Founder and Chairman, Halcyon, and Kate Goodall, Co-Founder and CEO, Halcyon, welcomed 450 guests to the inaugural Halcyon Awards Gala, chaired by Amazon’s Teresa Carlson and Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg at Union Station.
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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.
The suggested attire for a recent event on a loading dock in DC’s Warehouse District was “revolutionary.” The “classical music rave” featured a full orchestra performance of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, along with world-class ballet dancers spinning beside audience members invited to dance the night away with them.
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.
Shared workspace pioneer WeWork made headlines earlier in the month when it announced the launch of a new series of nationwide grants dubbed the “Creator Awards.”
The scene at the Halcyon House is what I would imagine the beginnings of a new-age Renaissance to look like.
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.
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.