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Wednesday
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Meet the social entrepreneurs moving to DC for Halcyon Incubator’s eighth cohort

James Cullum, Technical.ly

The Georgetown-based Halcyon Incubator unveiled its cohort number eight, which will start in spring 2018.

Monday
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4

Halcyon Prepares to Welcome The World’s Top Social Innovators in Its New Cohort

Sam Sabin, DC Inno

Being accepted in Halcyon’s social incubator is no easy feat. In the past, the organization has boasted acceptance rates that rival Ivy League universities. In spring 2017, the acceptance rate was 4 percent.

Monday
12
4

District Line Daily: Drama at the D.C. Democratic Statehood Committee

Caroline Jones, Washington City Paper

New members of Georgetown’s Halcyon Incubator will focus on land conservation, networking, and sexual assault reporting. [WBJ]

Friday
12
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Halcyon Incubator’s latest class looks to address opioid epidemic, sexual assault and other pressing challenges

Sara Gilgore, Washington Business Journal

D.C.-based Halcyon has identified a new group of social impact startups for its incubator, all of whom are tackling some of today’s most pressing challenges, those that consume news headlines daily.

Tuesday
11
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Innovators & Disruptors: The 2017 Tech 25

Halcyon Incubator fellows Amelia Friedman and Danya Sherman join Halcyon's CEO Kate Goodall in the 2017 Tech 25. An additional 8 Halcyon Incubator fellows were likewise included in the Innovators and Disruptors "Hall of Fame".

See the full list here.

Wednesday
11
1

Robots Among Us: Report Looks At Future of AI, Living With Robots

Bob Hetherington, Robotics Tomorrow

The Halcyon Showcase was designed to be only the beginning of a national and global dialogue on the future of robotics policy. Several recommendations in the report are centered around the creation of groups of experts and advisory structures designed to continue the expansion of knowledge and policies pertaining to robotics and AI.

Wednesday
11
1

A Robot Can't Write This Article - Yet

Roland Flamini, Washington Life

In the numerous high tech trade shows in the U.S. and elsewhere, the space that (after video games) draws most media and public attention is robotics. The robots on show are almost always painted a neutral white, and the emphasis is on cuteness as they chat with the children and whizz around displaying inane skills like serving cocktails while blinking cheerfully at the public.

Wednesday
11
1

30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs

Alexandra N. Wilson, Forbes

Leveraging business smarts to save the world.

Read the full article here.

Wednesday
11
1

A Robot Can't Write this Article -- Yet

Roland Flamini, Washington Life

In the numerous high tech trade shows in the U.S. and elsewhere, the space that (after video games) draws most media and public attention is robotics. The robots on show are almost always painted a neutral white, and the emphasis is on cuteness as they chat with children and wizz around displaying inane skills like serving cocktails while blinking cheerfully at the public. 

Wednesday
11
1

A Robot Can't Write this Article--Yet

Roland Flamini, Washington Life

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