News

Thursday
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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.

Tuesday
3
21

Why the Halcyon Incubator is adding an arts fellowship

Technically DC, Technically DC

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.

Wednesday
3
15

Medical robotics - Regulatory, ethical, and legal considerations for increasing levels of autonomy

Guang-Zhong Yang , Science Robotics

From minimally invasive surgery, targeted therapy, and hospital optimization to emergency response, prosthetics, and home assistance, medical robotics represents one of the fastest growing sectors in the medical devices industry.

Monday
3
6

‘World’s best restaurant’ co-founder uses food for social change

WASHINGTON — When Claus Meyer opened Noma with chef René Redzepi more than a decade ago, he didn’t plan on creating the world’s best restaurant — but that’s exactly what happened.

Wednesday
3
1

This Kenyan start-up is reinventing the family farm for the 21st century

To most American shoppers, there's nothing remarkable about a red onion in the produce aisle at the closest big box retailer.

Monday
2
27

Why S&R Foundation is spinning off Halcyon

A new nonprofit was just launched in Washington. But it’s not starting from scratch.

Friday
2
24

Announcing Halcyon: A New Nonprofit Organization Devoted to the Power of Human Creativity

WASHINGTON, DC – February 24, 2017 – Co-Founders Dr. Sachiko Kuno and Kate Goodall are delighted to announce the launch of Halcyon, a new public nonprofit* evolved from S&R Foundation, a private foundation that supports a diverse group of changemakers in art, science, and social enterprise.

Thursday
2
23

Meet the social impact startups moving to DC for Halcyon Incubator’s sixth cohort

The Georgetown-based Halcyon Incubator program revealed its picks for cohort number six, which will begin in spring 2017, in a recent monthly email newsletter.