Speakers

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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David Sudolsky: The Importance of Outsourcing and How to Incorporate Social Impact Into Your Business Model

Speakers David Sudolsky: The Importance of Outsourcing and How to Incorporate Social Impact Into Your Business Model by DC Startup Week Team Welcome back! We are excited to interview leaders in the DC entrepreneur scene who are making waves in our community. This week we interviewed David Sudolsky, founder and CEO of Boldr, a social impact organization committed to making it the standard for outsourcing companies to upskill their workforce and connect their talent pool with social good. 1. What…

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