Posts Tagged: VA Startups

Uppidy Raises $300k, expanding their funding wallet to $550k

Uppidy, a Washington area startup (technically Columbia, MD, but the company is virtual) that launched six months ago has just announced their raise of $300,000 which is in addition to a previous raise of $250,000 (according to the team). Investors in the deal included others who were not disclosed. The company helps you store, search… Read more »

Register Now The Social Matchbox Startup Launch Event – Early Registration Discount

The Social Matchbox Startup Launch Event is our annual grand event held by Washington area Startup Founders, Investors, and Community Leaders that provides a launch platform for new web and software product companies to gain exposure to early adopters, major media, bloggers, investors, and to compete for a chance to win the Community Choice and… Read more »

Mid-County Maryland vs. Baltimore As The Next Brooklyn

While Washington, DC wrestles with corruption issues, rising costs of doing business, and the question of whether or not web agencies and government contractors are startups are not, the Washington area suburban and regional tech community has been gaining a lot of momentum.  Today someone forwarded me this video titled ‘Baltimore is The Next Brooklyn‘… Read more »

It’s Not All About The Product

I hear from people all the time who talk to investors and walk away frustrated because the investor wasn’t impressed with their product.  In some cases it is because the investor doesn’t get the product.  The same is true of the investors.  This seems to be especially true for people pitching B2B and web based products.  The reasoning… Read more »