Why Work with the DoD

If you’ve had any exposure to the Greater Washington DC area, you know that working with the federal government is a profitable possibility. However, like many other entrepreneurs, you hesitate to attempt going after a government contract – the process has a reputation for being convoluted and lengthy. Although there are learning curves to doing business with the government, to neglect this avenue leaves an immense revenue opportunity unexplored.

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Jangela Shumskas
Jonathan Aberman: Pitching Investors

This past rainy Tuesday, we had an energetic and enthusiastic crowd for our inaugural Lunch with Leaders.  Our keynote, Jonathan Aberman, gave an insightful (and laugh-out-loud funny) talk on pitching to potential investors. Some of his most salient points centered around the delicate relationship between entrepreneurs and investors.

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Brendan Gilfillan
Launching ByteCubed Ventures

ByteCubed today announced its newest initiative, ByteCubed Ventures, a program designed to help innovators, entrepreneurs, and startups in the Greater Washington Area identify concrete ways to grow their business. Through workshops, ByteCubed Ventures (BCV) is tapping into the local startup scene to bring their contributions to the forefront of the thriving tech community.

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Brendan Gilfillan
Blockchain and the Warfighter

The incredible progress made in cyber technology over the last several years has benefited society in countless ways, but with it has come a host of vulnerabilities. The sharp increase in the frequency and ferocity of cyberattacks has far-reaching impacts on our financial and national security infrastructure. It should come as no surprise, then, that federal government agencies have set their sights on blockchain as a promising solution.

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Brendan Gilfillan
Finding the Right Investment Fit

Choosing investors is an intensely personal business decision. Anyone can write a check; you want someone who truly understands – and is passionate about – your business and who has the experience to back it up. Your investor should also be a good fit on a personal level. You are considering entering into a legal agreement with them, so you should get along!

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Brendan Gilfillan
Welcome to Ventures

When I joined the ByteCubed team, the company was still quite young. We were 40 employees with big ideas and a passion for the ByteCubed mission, each one doing the work of at least three people in order to grow the brand. I’m sure this will sound familiar to many of you!

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Jangela Shumskas