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HHS debuts new Startup Day event with ‘Shark Tank’ pitches

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 weeks ago

The event is another piece of CTO Bruce Greenstein's humility-in-government mission.

New Eastern Foundry report tells why startups struggle with federal contracts

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 months ago

It also offers some suggestions on how the federal government can be a better partner to young, innovative companies.

Eastern Foundry is bringing a little startup shine to the government contracting space

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 7 months ago

Co-founder Geoff Orazem details to FedScoop the promise and challenges of building an incubator and coworking space for small federal contractors.

DHS putting out contracts ‘within 10 days’ of verbal pitch

by Shaun Waterman • 1 year ago

The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate is using new acquisition authorities to move government contracting at start-up speeds, inking some deals within 10 days of a brief verbal pitch, a senior DHS official said.

DIUx expands to Austin, Texas

by Billy Mitchell • 1 year ago

​The Defense Department will expand the innovative outreach efforts of its Defense Innovation Unit Experimental team to Austin, Texas, Secretary Ash Carter announced Wednesday.