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Targeted Storytelling: A New Sponsorship Model

Over the past seven years, Techweek has built an integrated community of emerging markets across North America. Our content tells the stories of entrepreneurs, investors, companies, and tech ecosystems in diverse places across the US and beyond. On Techweek.com, we feature original, as well as sponsored content. The highest-value sponsored content product we offer is Targeted Storytelling. Targeted storytelling includes: Custom content: we develop a strategy and content aligned to your brand’s message Publication: pieces are authored, published, and promoted by Techweek Targeted distribution: we use proprietary, highly targeted media…

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Is Artificial Intelligence Going to Kill Us All?

Before we dive headlong into a discussion about the impending destruction of the human race at the hands of machines, let’s take a couple of steps back and firstly ask ourselves, do we even know what Artificial Intelligence really is? Booz Allen Hamilton is Leading Fascinating AI Research This topic and many others were covered at Booz Allen Hamilton’s event, “The Safety and Sanity of Machine Intelligence,” at Techweek DC on October 5th. Steven Mills, Director of Machine Intelligence at Booz Allen Hamilton, offered this: “the fundamental problem is that…

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10 Sneaky Things Most Founders Get Wrong
(And Pay For Later)

Launching a business is a thrill: you have a great idea, a solid business plan, and are ready to incorporate. Unfortunately, the rush of starting a venture is so intoxicating that most founders gloss over key details and make significant mistakes right at the start. These errors make it harder to get funded, handle important employee issues, and manage the books. Here’s our top-ten list of founder mistakes, and valuable information on how you can avoid them. 1. Not incorporating as a Delaware C-Corp There are so many ways to…

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What Do A Bionic Arm, Johns Hopkins, And
Idaho Have in Common?

Johnny Matheny has been living without an arm since 2008. A few years prior, he was diagnosed with cancer and forced to amputate his left forearm after multiple rounds of unsuccessful treatment. Faced with the reality of life without a limb, he was about to join the ranks of thousands of other men and women whose limbs have been removed as a result of trauma, war, or disease. But for Matheny, this was only the beginning of his story. Through a connection to the Applied Physics Lab at Johns Hopkins…

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Inside: Techweek Founders House New York

This year, Techweek Founders House celebrated its fifth annual event in New York. Techweek Founders House is an intimate and exclusive gathering of CEOs and founders from rising tech companies and established Hero Companies, as well as notable individuals in every Techweek city. The invitation-only experience fosters a unique environment for founders to create meaningful and authentic relationships with their peers. Techweek Founders House took place in the heart of Greenwich Village, in the private residence of Stephen Werther, the former CEO of Anthony Bourdain’s Hudson River Food Market, and…

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Wish You Could Wash Your Area Rug?

Buying a rug for your home is often needlessly cumbersome, and in the end, you’re usually stuck with something that may look attractive but is incredibly difficult to clean. No one feels this pain as much as those with kids or pets, but even the casual entertainer is left with the headache of cleaning food and drink spills. We always have our eyes on businesses that take a tech-enabled approach to making our favorite products better, and so we jumped at the chance to review Ruggable. It’s an entirely new…

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Techweek Founders House Dallas 2017

Inside: Techweek Founders House Dallas 2017

This year, Techweek Founders House Dallas celebrated its second annual event. Techweek Founders House is an intimate and exclusive gathering of CEOs and founders from rising tech companies and established Hero Companies, as well as notable individuals in every Techweek city. The invitation-only experience fosters a unique environment for founders to create meaningful and authentic relationships with their peers. Techweek Founders House Dallas took place in a classic tudor style multi-story home outside Highland Park. The unassuming entrance gave way to a grand open format living room and kitchen with…

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Stuart Kupinsky, General Counsel of Blackboard, to Speak at Techweek DC’s Growth Summit

Stuart Kupinsky, General Counsel & Chief Legal Officer of Blackboard, will be speaking at Techweek DC’s Growth Summit on Friday, October 6th. Stuart manages Blackboard’s legal strategy, including M&A and intellectual property legal strategy, as well as the company’s contracting functions. Previously, Stuart served as the General Counsel for Tekelec, Inc. and Chief Counsel for FirstNet. He has also worked for the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Communications Commission. Stuart holds a J.D. with honors from The George Washington University Law School and a B.S. from Lehigh University….

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Jo Ann Jenkins, CEO of AARP, to Speak at Techweek DC’s Growth Summit

Jo Ann Jenkins, CEO of AARP, will be speaking at Techweek DC’s Growth Summit on Friday, October 6th. Jo Ann Jenkins has transformed the world’s largest non-profit, nonpartisan membership organization into a fearless champion for social change, dedicated to empowering people to choose how they live as they age. Jenkins was formerly the chief operating officer at the Library of Congress where she developed and directed the National Book Festival and the Library of Congress Experience, for which she received the Library of Congress Distinguished Service Award. Her first book,…

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Tammy Wincup, COO of EverFi, To Speak at Techweek DC’s Growth Summit

Tammy Wincup, COO of Everfi, will be speaking at Techweek DC’s Growth Summit on Friday, October 6th. EverFi is a leading education technology company focused on teaching learners of all ages the critical skills that life and work demand. As COO, Tammy oversees EverFi’s 500 team members across the U.S. and Canada, the development of EverFi’s digital learning technology platform, the implementation of the technology in over 20,000 K-12 schools and 1700 college campuses, and supporting the over 4,300 customers that fund the digital learning in schools. Founded in 2008,…

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