News

Wednesday
3
21

Incubating Art for Social Impact: An Interview with Halcyon Arts Lab in Washington, DC

Kayleigh Bryant-Greenwell, Americans for the Arts

This spring break season has seen an increase in the numbers of students, teachers, and arts advocates choosing civic engagement over a hedonistic week at the beach. As engagement in the arts for positive impact towards civic engagement and social justice continues to trend up, community building around organizations and practitioners working in social practice becomes increasingly important.

Wednesday
3
21

Viewpoint: DC to Boast Its Own Destination Arts Festival, "By The People", in June

Guest Contributor, Current Newspapers

The “By the People” festival, which will run from June 21 to 24, will bring people together around the themes of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness through free and inclusive art installations, performances, discussions and interactive activities.

Wednesday
3
7

Business with Purpose Podcast EP 79: Kate Goodall, Co-Founder and CEO of Halcyon House

Molly Stillman, Still Being Molly

What if you had the next, world-changing, business idea? Your business could change the trajectory of someone’s life or impact the way people interact or have an impact on the environment or give people access to clean drinking water or create urban farming and give people more access to affordable, real food? But, the reality for you is, you don’t have the resources to implement the idea.

Tuesday
3
6

Company helps Alzheimer's patients tell their stories

Chip Reid, CBS News

By creating digital collections of personal memories, stories, and hobbies for residents diagnosed with Alzheimers or dementia, MemoryWell helps caregivers form a closer relationship with their residents, instilling a strong sense of empathy and connection while improving their quality of life. Click the CBS News logo to watch the video.

Monday
3
5

Halcyon Incubator's MemoryWell Featured on CBS Weekend News

Halcyon Incubator's very own fellow, Jay Newton-Small of MemoryWell sits down with Alzheimer's patients to tell their stories. 

Tuesday
2
27

Silicon Valley Is a Boys Club. But This City Is Surprisingly Good for Women in Tech

Jay Newton-Small, TIME

When Amelia Friedman, 24, needed money to launch her app-building tech startup, Hatch Apps, in the summer of 2016, she didn’t have to go far. The Washington, D.C. native found an enormous ecosystem of friends and supporters in the capital region eager to fund Hatch themselves or connect her to others who could and would.

Tuesday
2
20

Kate Goodall, Co-Founder and CEO, Halcyon, sits down with John Furrier in Washington, D.C.

Host John Furrier, SiliconANGLE Media, Inc.

Kate Goodall, co-founder and CEO of Halcyon, discusses social entreprenuership in a CUBE Conversation with John Furrier, co-founder and co-CEO of SiliconANGLE Media Inc.

 Watch the full interview here.  

Tuesday
2
13

Hatch Apps raises $1.3 million to make software development faster and cheaper

Stephen Babcock, Technical.ly DC

D.C. startup Hatch Apps raised $1.3 million, and is publicly launching its platform that automates the process of building custom apps, said CEO Param Jaggi.

Friday
2
9

One man’s plan to fight sexual assault: Have the victims band together.

Petula Dvorak, Washington Post

Halcyon Incubator fellow, Ryan Soscia, shares his story behind the founding of JDoe, an anonymous, digital reporting platform for sexual assault victims that can be accessed through a website.

Tuesday
2
6

What It’s Like to Live in a Dementia Care Unit

Jay Newton-Small, Next Avenue

The first thing I noticed was the lack of hot water. I’d just gotten in from the airport and wanted to shed my travel dirt. The water wasn’t cold, but I like scalding showers — the kind that make you feel reborn — and the highest heat setting was only producing a lukewarm stream.