Washington DC – February 26, 2016
We are excited to announce the details for this year’s Startup Trip to Washington DC!
Check out a video featuring the 2014 DC Startup Trip:
ABOUT THE TRIP
HackCville at U.Va. is teaming up with the entrepreneurship group at George Mason University to explore the Washington DC startup scene.
On Thursday, February 25, HackCville will travel to the DC area. The next morning (Friday) HackCville will meet up with GMU entrepreneurship students. We’ve been granted exclusive access to tour the offices of FiscalNote, Streetwise, LiveSafe, and more.
On Friday evening, there will be a happy hour with many successful UVA alumni.
This is a trip you won’t want to miss. Read on for more information or apply here.
COMPANIES WE’RE VISITING:
FiscalNote unlocks open data and makes it useful across industries using cutting-edge artificial intelligence and beautiful design. Their vision is to make FiscalNote’s mission critical to every office and organization, and foster a transparent political and legal system in the process.
Streetwise: DC Inno
Streetwise Media is a digital media and events company that provides entertaining, intelligent and provocative editorial coverage. They own and operate digital city news properties BostInno, DC Inno, Austin Inno and Chicago Inno, as the premier news source for urban innovators who are the future of their cities.
LiveSafe is the leading mobile safety communications platform delivering actionable crowd-sourced safety and security intelligence, preventing incidents before they occur and connecting people to the help they need.
5G Dispensing Systems
5G Dispensing Systems is a company that designs, manufactures, and distributes advanced on tap beverage dispensing systems. Our dispensing system includes state-of-the-art features such as pour control and chilling that allow our clients (iconic stadiums, cultural centers, and bars, just to name a few) to take control of their on tap programs.
Union Kitchen strives to build a food system that is profitable, just, and sustainable. Through integrated services, our members can make, move, and sell their products. By providing the space for production and opportunities for sales, Union Kitchen catalyzes the growth of business, jobs, and culture.
These are just a few of the companies we’ll be be visiting — there are more to be added soon!