Speakers

Kim Cayce: From Professional Athlete to Business Coach

Kim Cayce: From Professional Athlete to Business Coach BUSINESS COACH / PERSONAL BRANDING EXPERT / KEYNOTE SPEAKER Interview by The DCStartupWeek Team on December 8, 2019 Kim Cayce is a DC-based business coach, personal branding expert, and keynote speaker.  As the CEO of Vitamin*E Ventures, she leads a full-service management and marketing consultancy that helps brands grow revenue through data-driven strategy, marketing, design, and technology. Kim has MBAs in Entrepreneurship from both Stanford University and UCLA Anderson School of Management. She is also…

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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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Tom Fuge: To Cowork or To Not Cowork: How To Know What Style Office Best Suits Your Company

Tom Fuge: To Cowork or To Not Cowork: How To Know What Style Office Best Suits Your Company By DC Startup Week The global market value of flexible workspaces is estimated at an approximate $26 billion. 26 billion. What do we mean by “flexible workspaces?” Well, co working spaces. With the rise of entrepreneurs and startups — yay! — comes the rise in demand for more flexible office options. The standard cubicle-style way of doing things is becoming less and…

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Anthony Millin: Fundraising and Startups, Like PB&J

Anthony Millin: Fundraising and Startups, Like PB&J This week we had the privilege of speaking with Anthony Millin, serial and veteran entrepreneur, venture capitalist, startup attorney and chair of NEXT, Powered by Shulman Rogers — a new model for the delivery of legal services for startups. To say Millin is well-versed in the entrepreneur space would be an understatement. We all know one of the parts about starting a company is something we wish just grew on trees: money. Fundraising…

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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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Caitlin Fox: When Your “Side Hustle” Is Much More Than That…But You Also Have Bills to Pay

Speakers Caitlin Fox: When Your “Side Hustle” Is Much More Than That…But You Also Have Bills to Pay by DC Startup Week Team The Glow Club is more than just a meditation studio. As founder Caitlin Fox puts it, “it’s a meditation studio for people who don’t meditate, but should.” Does this sound like you? Most likely. It’s an exercise for your brain — a way to tackle emotional struggles head on and work through them in the thirty-minute class…

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