DC Startup Week 2020 DC Startup Week 2020

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

- EDT
Be Seen: Telling Your Story to the Media*
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Amber Corrin
Amber Corrin
Sage Communications, Director of Content, Public Relations
Kelsey Ogletree
Kelsey Ogletree
KO Copy, Founder
Neal Augenstein
Neal Augenstein
WTOP, Reporter
Sara Gilgore
Sara Gilgore
Washington Business Journal, Innovation & Health Reporter
Michelai Graham
Michelai Graham
Technically Media, Technical.ly DC Market Editor

Want to get your product, service or company covered? On TV, radio, newspapers, online? Hear from a PR expert and a panel of prominent journalists about what it takes to get their attention. In this informative panel, journalists from WTOP, the Washington Business Journal and Technical.ly will join a prominent free-lance reporter to tell you how to pitch your stories … describing what works, what doesn’t and how to get results.

*ASL interpreting is being provided by Jeenie mobile video interpreting

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

- EDT
Building a Better Startup
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Eren Koont
Eren Koont
Ordway Labs, Head of Marketing
Kestrel Linder
Kestrel Linder
GiveCampus, Co-founder and CEO
Michelai Graham
Michelai Graham
Technically Media, Technical.ly DC Market Editor
Zoe Sharp
Zoe Sharp
Optoro, VP, Deputy General Counsel & Interim Head of Talent & Culture

Join us for a panel discussion on Building a Better Startup: Presented by Technical.ly DC and GiveCampus. Learn from leaders at fast-growth startups on the most important aspects of building your team, advice on shifting strategy, and recruiting/retention strategies. This panel will be moderated by Michelai Graham, Technical.ly DC Market Editor.

Hear insights from experts on:

  • How to build your team
  • Initiatives during COVID-19 that keep your company happy and motivated
  • Lessons on recruiting with a focus on remote work
  • Staying mission-focused in 2020 and beyond


Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_OpSHScwCQJuAAJt5hXc4tQ

Thursday, September 17, 2020

- EDT
Starting a Business During Covid-19*
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Elly Rowe
Elly Rowe
Elly Jane Collective, Founder
Roxy Jahangeri
Roxy Jahangeri
IRL Agency, Co-founder
Ryan Maliszewsk
Ryan Maliszewsk
Mozzeria, Inc., CEO
Michelai Graham
Michelai Graham
Technically Media, Technical.ly DC Market Editor

Starting a business during a pandemic is no easy task. Hear from founders who started and launched their business during Covid-19. They will share how they launched, struggles they faced and recommendations on how to get from idea to launch when all odds are stacked against you. 

*ASL interpreting is being provided by Jeenie mobile video interpreting