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KaDeadra McNealy: How an Instagram Hashtag Turned into a Business

KaDeadra McNealy: How an Instagram Hashtag Turned into a Business TECH ENTREPRENEUR / FOUNDER DCSW: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your business. KaDeadra: I am KaDeadra McNealy, founder of MNBgo. This awesome platform connects clients to nail technicians for in-home nail care services. Although I have a master’s degree in public policy and worked in international trade, I am a dedicated culture podcast listener and beauty YouTube channel watcher. DCSW: What inspired you to become an entrepreneur?…

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Using Tech & Customer Service to Drive Your Business: Alex Richards

Using Tech & Customer Service to Drive Your Business: Alex Richards Customer service. It’s a buzz term we hear all of the time in the business world. While corporate companies can get away with a few less-than-stellar Google reviews, smaller companies or startups heavily rely on each and every customer experience. Whether your service is consumer-facing or not, customer service should remain a priority — because, where would we be without the support of our customers? This week we chatted…

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Nikki Blank: Switch to Switchel — An Entrepreneur’s Journey In the Mindful Drinking Space

Nikki Blank: Switch to Switchel — An Entrepreneur’s Journey In the Mindful Drinking Space By DC Startup Week Living in a career-oriented city where everyone is always “go, go, go” it’s not uncommon to supplement the long office days with happy hours and bottomless brunches. DC is a work hard, play hard city and we’re all constantly trying to find that perfect work-life balance. Sunōmi Switchel, founded by Nikki Blank, is a local non-alcoholic beverage company that believes that we…

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DC Startup Week Shows Washington DC Region Knows How to IGNITE Innovation

Community DC Startup Week Shows Washington DC Region Knows How to IGNITE Innovation More than 90 events and 2,000 attendees by DC Startup Week Team For Immediate Release: 21 September 2017 Washington, DC — The Washington DC Region concludes hosting its second annual DC Startup Week (DCSW) festival, focused on celebrating the “Capital of Inclusive Innovation.” After a week packed with community building activities and entrepreneurial programs, the Washington DC Region celebrated its success at the conclusion of DCSW. The…

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