News

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.

Thursday
7
6

Halcyon Announces First Ever Halcyon Arts Lab Cohort of Fellows, Halcyon Incubator’s Seventh Cohort of Fellows

Sage Communications

Seventeen total creatives tackling major social issues like gender inequality, police performance, incarceration, clean water, date rape and more are heading to the nation’s capital to develop and amplify their message.

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.

Monday
5
1

Halcyon Fosters a More Creative DC

Courtney Sexton , On Tap Magazine

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.

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
4
20

Out on the Town: D.C. Arts and Entertainment Highlights, April 6-12

Doug Rule, Metro Weekly

FAYE BUTLER

Thursday
3
30

WeWork Makes A $1.5M Splash With Inaugural ‘Creator Awards’ Celebration

Dan Swartz, Washingtonian

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.”

Monday
3
27

Halcyon's Big Plans To Turn Life-Changing Ideas Into Impactful Business

Samantha Sabin - Staff Writer, DCInno

The scene at the Halcyon House is what I would imagine the beginnings of a new-age Renaissance to look like.

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.