Last night was a fantastic event for the MITEF Winter Gala at the Canadian Embassy.
There was a great crowd of entrepreneurs and other folks in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Thursday, February 18, 2010
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Canadian Embassy 501 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC
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evening. But it is always fun to network with the startups in the
neighborhood. O had a chance to talk with the founder, and understand
why she wanted to strike out on her own. I knew one of the employees,
Amanda, from her time at Calvert.
Each startup has its own flavor. And every company's flavor is
determined by the mix of talent and people in the shop.
at union station in DC. The crowd was a little more sparse than
before. But that is an accurate reflection of the current environment.
The law firms were out in full force. And a few investor types were
in the audience. But at the end of the day, it is all dependant on
how much money we all return to our investors.