News Category: Events

DC, The Capital of Inclusive Innovation at SXSW

March 2017, DC headed down to Austin to showcase the makers, creators and innovators that make up the District’s thriving business community through the #WeDC House. Over 3 jam packed days of panels and networking and a music showcase that hit record numbers, we’re excited to have highlighted what makes DC so unique. Whether you made […]

Written by on March 21, 2017

Washington, DC Brings “The Capital of Inclusive Innovation” to South by Southwest (SXSW)

District Makers, Entrepreneurs and Innovators to Showcase DC’s Diverse Music, Tech, Innovation and Culinary Scene WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2017 — Washington, DC is committed to becoming the number one city for inclusion. Collectively, the Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP) in collaboration with Events DC, the city’s convention and sports authority, and Mayor Muriel Bowser will continue its […]

Written by on March 4, 2017

Major Projects Lab – Ward 8

The MPL[W8] summit on job creation was held in GW’s Jack Morton Auditorium on Tuesday, September 20th, 2011. It was a unique opportunity for Change Agents, Thought Leaders, Community Stakeholders, Policy Wonks, Innovators, Neighborhood Activists, Educators, and Citizens to converge and discuss alternatives to traditional job development. The first segment of MPL[W8] included remarks by […]

Written by on September 20, 2011

Business Plan Competition FAQs

What is the purpose of the Business Plan Competition? To encourage entrepreneurship, innovation, and job creation within the District of Columbia and to make entrepreneurs aware of the District’s Certified Capital Company (“CAPCO”) Program. What is the CAPCO Program? The District’s Certified Capital Company (“CAPCO”) Program is a successful effort by the District of Columbia […]

Written by on April 8, 2011