Halcyon annouces its launch of By The People; a new, inclusive, international arts and innovation festival that facilitates connection and celebrates creativity. The festival is organized by the nonprofit Halcyon in association with the Smithsonian, Destination DC, ARTECHOUSE and other D.C.-based organizations (full list availble in the release).
With so much happening, it’s worth taking a step back and remembering that these are early stage companies that are still testing and tweaking in little ways every day. At Technical.ly, it also leads to lots of conversation about who’s “real.” That’s why we launched the realLIST in 2017, and we’re continuing the experiment this year with a new slate of companies.
To Future Women is an interactive artwork that marks the anniversary of the Women’s March through the platform of art. Created by artist Georgia Saxelby, the project invites participants throughout America and beyond to write a letter to women in 20 years.
Pike & Rose’s newest development isn’t a restaurant or a business. It’s a 17,000-square-foot farm that will provide produce to residents and nearby eateries.
The farm will be situated one story above the North Bethesda development, on top of the Old Georgetown Road Garage next to the Pallas at Pike & Rose apartments.
Skimming through crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter or GoFundMe, you find an abundance of wearable tech devices. One wants to help parents’ monitor their child's health. Another promises to measure the health of a person's dog.
Halcyon Incubator Fellow Sherry Lachman Authors New York Times Op Ed: The Opioid Plague's Youngest Victims
Our stunning failure to care for our most vulnerable children is a cause and devastating consequence of the opioid crisis that is ravaging towns around the country. We can’t end the crisis — or a host of other problems — until we fix our beleaguered child welfare system.
Our students are Ricardo Real and Ukenna Nwampa, graduates from the Technology Management Program at Georgetown’s School of Continuing Studies.
Our startup is a sustainable protein company called Spira. Representing Spira is its founder, Elliot Roth.
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Kate Goodall, the CEO at Halcyon explains their work this way: “If you think of the X-Men, and you think of Charles Xavier’s Academy for the Gifted, that’s kind of like Halcyon. We take these amazing social entrepreneurs from different backgrounds. They all come together in this inspirational setting to grow together.
The Georgetown-based Halcyon Incubator unveiled its cohort number eight, which will start in spring 2018.
New members of Georgetown’s Halcyon Incubator will focus on land conservation, networking, and sexual assault reporting. [WBJ]