A lot is going on in Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia with startups, business owners and entrepreneurs. It is a great place to be an entrepreneur. Here are some great articles you should read from the week of November 18, 2012.
- Why is the DMV a Great Place to be an Entrepreneur? [ANSWERS] – (DMV CEO) – Tinia Pina or Re-Nuble explain why the DMV is a great place to be an entrepreneur.
- InvestMaryland Challenge nears 100 entries, all applications due Dec. 13 [VIDEO] – (Technically Baltimore) – The InvestMaryland Challenge, the “national seed and early-stage business competition hosted by the state of Maryland” set to “award $300,000 in grants and a host of business services to companies in the life sciences and high tech industries,” is closing in on 100 entries.
- Washington small business owners expect to grow without borrowing in 2013 (Washington Post) – Small businesses in the Washington region are expected to grow next year, according to a new study, however, most owners believe they have enough capital on hand and won’t need to pursue loans in 2013.
- Maryland Startup CoFounders Lab Is Connecting CoFounders (Nibletz) – CoFounders lab also blends online and offline through in person events. We hope that he’s not too late to this party as well. Of course we all know that when the Dodge brothers went to build cars they weren’t worried that Ford was already doing the exact same thing.
- Small Business Saturday in Georgetown (Patch) – Georgetown Patch is compiling a list of Small Business Saturday deals. Share yours here.
- Georgetown seniors deciding the fate of their start-up after graduation (Washington Post) – Georgetown University senior James Li has a tougher decision than most about what to do after graduation.