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WE ARE THE STARTUPS MAKING IT HAPPEN IN THE NATION'S CAPITAL

There's more to the Washington, DC region than the Federal Government: We're a thriving community of entrepreneurs, engineers, developers, designers, and technologists working hard to make the next big thing. And we want you.

Learn About Us

You might be surprised by some of the names you see below. Take a look through the list of companies near you, support them, and help spread the word about the magic happening in DC.

Work for Us

Down economy? Many of the startups in DC are actively hiring talented folks to make something great. Browse below or contact us, and maybe we can help.

Join Us

Dreaming of that big idea that'll get you out of your cubicle? We've been there, and done that. Join our thriving community, with events for every type of person. Not sure where to start? Check out resources like The DC Tech Meetup and Fosterly

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SparkFund

Enabling energy as-a-service through financing and technology

sparkfund.co
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uKnow

uKnow powers smart tools that connect and protect digital families.

uknow.com
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Fortify Ventures

Founders Funding Founders. Washington DC early stage investment fund & accelerator.

fortifyventures.com
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Spree Commerce

Behind the Best Storefronts

spreecommerce.com
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Keiretsu Capital

Co-Investing With The World's Largest Angel Network

keiretsucapital.com
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Handpressions

Private platform to archive memories & organizes life's moments

handpressions.com
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Riide

Connected personal transportation

riide.com
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Ethical Electric

Direct-to-consumer renewable energy platform

ethicalelectric.com
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iStrategyLabs

A digital agency w/ a great product called Grandstand

istrategylabs.com
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Kadoo

Your private video cloud so you control who sees what.

kadoo.com
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Always Prepped

Using Big Data To Change K-12 Education

alwaysprepped.com
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Virtru

Secure email, accessible to everyone

virtru.com
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K Street Capital

Angel network

kstreet.vc
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LynxFit (Pivot)

EXPERT DRIVEN FITNESS CONTENT

lynxfit.com
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PrepFactory

Khan Academy meets Duolingo for SAT + ACT prep.

prepfactory.com
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Verifeed

Strategic social intelligence for profitable outcomes

verifeed.com
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Event Farm

Innovative event technology company

eventfarm.com
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WealthyLife

Financial Literacy Courseware

getwealthylife.com
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Aquicore

Enterprise energy monitoring for commercial building portfolios

aquicore.com
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UrbanStems

You can’t buy happiness, but you can send flowers, and that’s pretty much the same thing.

urbanstems.com
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Middleland Capital


middlelandcap.com
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Geostellar

Marketplace for Solar Energy with Guaranteed Lowest Price

geostellar.com
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Feastie

Enterprise analytics and semantic search for over 1000 food blogs

analytics.feastie.com
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Babyscripts by 1EQ

Babyscripts is the first mobile prescription for a better pregnancy.

getbabyscripts.com
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Angel Kings

How to Invest in America's Top Startups (http://angelkings.com/course)

angelkings.com
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LearnZillion

Equipping teachers for success

learnzillion.com
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Fair Observer

A global platform for 360° analysis of global issues from diverse disciplines & countries.

fairobserver.com
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Main Street Genome (acq Dining Alliance)

Tools for Main Street. Acquired by Dining Alliance 2015

mainstreetgenome.com
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Arcadia Power

First nationwide clean energy utility platform

arcadiapower.com
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Founder Institute

World's premier idea-stage accelerator & startup launch program

fi.co
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Edbacker

Online Fundraising, Membership Management, and Email Communication all in one place.

edbacker.com
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EventStir

Crowdfunding for events

eventstir.com
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Efficiency Exchange

Unlocking global manufacturing data

efficiencyexchange.com
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POPVOX

Disrupting Lobbying with the Power of People

popvox.com
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Basket

Plan. Shop. Save.

basketsavings.com
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AgSquared

Enterprise platform for global agriculture

agsquared.com
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Hedgeye Risk Management

Democratizing Access to Wall Street Research

hedgeye.com
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Amida

Data to the people.

amida-tech.com
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1776

Global incubator & seed fund helping startups in industries that impact millions of lives.

1776.vc
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Collegefeed Ventures

Student Venture Fund

collegefeed.com
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Cont3nt.com

eBay for breaking news

cont3nt.com
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CoStar Group

Changing the way the Commercial Real Estate Industry does Business through Technology

costargroup.com
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Vero

Semantic Data Prep for SQL Datasources

veroanalytics.com
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INTRIDEA

We Make Great Ideas Into Inspired Products

intridea.com
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Fundrise

Real Estate Investment Platform

fundrise.com
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ArmorText

Enterprise Mobile Messaging w/ Security, Native Text Backup & Audit Controls

armortext.co
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PointAbout

Mobile app development

pointabout.com
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StrengthsInsight

We help people be successful through a better understanding of themselves and others.

strengthsinsight.com
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Speek

Simple and Smart Conference Calling - No Dial-ins, No Pins, No Downloads

speek.com
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Power Supply

underutilized chefs + underserved eaters

mypowersupply.com
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CrowdTrust

Verified Crowdfunding Data

crowdtrust.com
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NextGame

"Foursquare for Pickup Games" - urbandaddy.com

nextgamenation.com
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Acertiv

Like Carfax for Careers

acertiv.com
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Uppidy

Uppidy makes sms mms messages portable

uppidy.com
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NextGen Venture Partners

NextGen is a network-driven venture firm.

nextgenvp.com
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SNOBSWAP

The Best Designer Consignment Boutiques in One Place

snobswap.com
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SocialRadar // LocationKit

Advanced Location SDK

locationkit.io
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Encore

The first automated data scientist for marketers and PR

encorehq.com
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FoundationDB

NoSQL Database with Transactions

foundationdb.com
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Zoobean

Family engagement solution for libraries and schools

zoobean.com
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Tales2go

Your partner in the fight for better literacy.

tales2go.com
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Gigturn

A strikingly different type of music events

gigturn.com
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TransitScreen

A global information company

transitscreen.com
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Koofers

College made easier for students. Enterprise college recruiting software for employers.

koofers.com
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SubjectMatter

SubjectMatter connects students with the resources they need when they need them.

subjectmatter.me
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Hugh & Crye

Menswear made simple.

hughandcrye.com
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Cor

Employee Wellness Engagement + Wellness Program Analytics for HR

corhq.com
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Revmetrix

Advanced data & marketing platform for better/smarter customer engagement

revmetrix.com
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Veenome

Know What You Show

veenome.com
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autopro

IBM Watson For Cars

itsautopro.com
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Soundtracker

If Pandora and Facebook had a baby, it would be Soundtracker

soundtracker.fm
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WeddingWire

Global leading vertical marketplace for weddings

weddingwire.com
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Wealthminder

Empowering Financial Independence

wealthminder.com
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mor.sl

Pandora + Amazon for cooking

mor.sl
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Create

Smart 3D maps with city & property info

create.io
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MPOWER Financing

Financing high-potential domestic & international students at U.S. campuses

mpowerfinancing.com
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FastCustomer

Never wait on hold again.

fastcustomer.com
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Piper

Know where your money goes.

piperup.com
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SwitchPitch

Business Development Marketplace

switchpitch.com
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Cybrary

Free Cyber Security Training

cybrary.it
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Gamblino

Socializing Sports Betting

gamblino.com
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Snack&Munch

Netflix for snacks (minus returns)

snackandmunch.com
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Ring.io

Inside Sales Telephony Platform

ring.io
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Localist

Event marketing calendar software

localist.com
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Socrata

Making data accessible and useful for everyone

socrata.com
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NanoRacks

Commercial and affordable use of outer space

nanoracks.com
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BitPremier

The Bitcoin Luxury Marketplace

bitpremier.com
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Mercaris

Market Data for Organic Agricultural Commodities

mercariscompany.com
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loop88

The Marketing Platform for Pinterest

loop88.com
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Outroop.com

“We’ve got your back” so you’re never alone in your home improvement projects.

outroop.com
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Rize

Automated saving through behavioral design

rizeup.io
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Springboard Enterprises

Accelerator + Network for women-led companies

sb.co
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Tixelated

Evite + Paypal + social steroids

tixelated.com
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Exhilarator

Seed fund

exhilarator.com
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Crystal Tech Fund


disruption.vc
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Ruck.us

The uber-simple political website builder.

ruck.us
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Mashed Pixel

Surc, The last remote you'll ever need

getsurc.com
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Spinnakr

Democratizing big data analytics

spinnakr.com
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APX Labs

Software platform for Smart Glasses

apx-labs.com
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ViiNetwork

Enabling organizations to deliver anywhere, anytime telecare, telelearning or teletraining

viinetwork.co
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Disruption

Research, Investment & Advice For The Private Market.

disruption.vc
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HugeFan

Fan experience marketplace

hugefan.com
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Venga

A CRM and business intelligence platform for restaurants.

getvenga.com
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Foodem

B2B Online Food Marketplace Connecting Wholesale Food Buyers with Sellers

foodem.com
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JESS3

We are a creative agency that specializes in data visualization.

jess3.com
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Tie Society

Netflix for menswear. Members rent from our online closet of high-end accessories.

tiesociety.com
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TalkLocal

A Match.com for local search- connecting consumers to matching pros by phone in seconds.

talklocal.com
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Canvas Co/work

Washington D.C.'s largest co/working community

canvas.co
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Trustify

Private Investigators On Demand

trustify.info
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FiscalNote

We unlock open data and make it useful.

fiscalnote.com
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WorkAmerica

LinkedIn for the Skilled Trades

workamerica.co
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Acceleprise DC

The SaaS accelerator backed by leading operators - originally in DC but now in SF

acceleprise.vc
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Trip Tribe

The best trips and ideal people for you to travel with based on your social profile.

triptribe.com
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EquityEats

Equity crowdfunding new restaurants/bars

equityeats.com
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Grassroots Unwired

Real Time Direct Selling

grassrootsunwired.com
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Social Tables

Hospitality SaaS

socialtables.com
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Gramicon

Valuable Digital Messages

gramicon.com
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Urgent.ly

Uber for Roadside Assistance.

urgent.ly
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nvite

A sophisticated, #social and seamless event ticketing, RSVP and guest management platform

nvite.com
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Nutritionix

Simplifying nutrition

nutritionix.com
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VideoBlocks

Premium Creative Content Everyone Can Afford

videoblocks.com
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Booz Allen Hamilton


boozallen.com
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Contactually

CRM for Professional Services

contactually.com
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ID.me

Digital identity gateway for e-authentication and group verification.

id.me
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Villagize

Unlock your Likers

villagize.com
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Flat World

Learn On

flatworld.com
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LivingSocial

We ♥ adding surprise to your calendar.

livingsocial.com
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Dasdak

Social Commerce Platform

dasdak.com
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CoFoundersLab

Match.com for entrepreneurs. Matching Co-Founders

cofounderslab.com
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Kit Check

Automated hospital pharmacy kit tracking. Reduce kit processing time by more 90%.

kitcheck.com
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TappedIn

TappedIn is a platform for business executives to find the people who can help them

tappedin.me
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Senseware

The Simplest Way to Create Internet of Buildings and Cities

senseware.co
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Uplevel Security

Incident Response & Threat Intelligence Platform

uplevelsecurity.com
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Brazen

Chat based engagement platform

brazen.com
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TrendPo

Social Media Leaderboards for Organizations

trendpo.com
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GoodDollar

online social giving platform

gooddollar.gd
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Mytonomy

Video Q&A for College and Career

mytonomy.com
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Unlikely Ventures

Product incubation lab populated by technologists.

unlikelyventures.com
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Synapsify

We Accelerate Insight from Unstructured Text

gosynapsify.com

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