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Tuesday, January 23

Startup Grind DC hosts Sudhakar Kesavan (CEO of ICF)

Fireside Chat

Sudhakar Kesavan serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ICF, a global management, technology, and policy consulting firm headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia with $1.9B in revenues. The firm has offices throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia, and over 5,000 employees serving clients in the public and private sectors. The firm is traded on the NASDAQ public market (ticker symbol: ICFI).

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Tuesday, February 20

Startup Grind DC hosts Wolf Ruzicka (EastBanc Technologies, APIphany, and Sympli)

Fireside Chat

Wolf has been a leader in the technology industry for over 20 years. Since joining EastBanc Technologies in 2007, originally as CEO, he has overseen the organic growth of the company taking it from 35 employees to over 200, with staff turnover of virtually zero.

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Thursday, March 15

Roy Schwartz (Co-founder and President of Axios)

Fireside Chat

Roy Schwartz is a co-founder and President of Axios, the new media company he launched in January with Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen. Axios has raised $30M from Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Greycroft Partners, David G. Bradley and many more investors.

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Past Events

Startup Grind DC hosts Matthew Calkins (Cofounder & CEO of Appian)

Startup Grind DC hosts Matthew Calkins (Cofounder & CEO of Appian)

Startup Grind DC hosts Jon Chapman (Cofounder & President of EverFi)

Startup Grind DC hosts Jon Chapman (Cofounder & President of EverFi)

Ezra Klein (cofounder & Editor-at-Large of Vox)

Ezra Klein (cofounder & Editor-at-Large of Vox)

Startup Grind + Techweek Startup Panel: From Cradle to IPO

Startup Grind + Techweek Startup Panel: From Cradle to IPO

Alec Ross (NYT Best Seller "The Industries of the Future", Candidate for Governor of Maryland)

Alec Ross (NYT Best Seller "The Industries of the Future", Candidate for Governor of Maryland)

Fiverr + Startup Grind Summer Party

Fiverr + Startup Grind Summer Party

Hooks Johnston (Inova Strategic Investments)

Hooks Johnston (Inova Strategic Investments)

Adam Vitarello (Cofounder & President of Optoro)

Adam Vitarello (Cofounder & President of Optoro)

Susan Tynan (Founder & CEO of Framebridge)

Susan Tynan (Founder & CEO of Framebridge)

Seth Goldman (CEO & Co-Founder of Honest Tea)

Seth Goldman (CEO & Co-Founder of Honest Tea)

John Backus (NAV.VC)

John Backus (NAV.VC)

James Patterson (CapitalOne Labs)

James Patterson (CapitalOne Labs)

Startup Grind DC Holiday Party 2016 (Reston Town Center)

Startup Grind DC Holiday Party 2016 (Reston Town Center)

Ron Gula (Tenable Network Security)

Ron Gula (Tenable Network Security)

Michelle K Lee (US Patent and Trademark Office)

Michelle K Lee (US Patent and Trademark Office)

Fred Schaufeld (SWaN & Legend Venture Partners)

Fred Schaufeld (SWaN & Legend Venture Partners)

Peter Harrison (Snagajob)

Peter Harrison (Snagajob)

Archana Vemulapalli (CTO of DC)

Archana Vemulapalli (CTO of DC)

Daniel Pink (NYT Bestselling Author of Drive)

Daniel Pink (NYT Bestselling Author of Drive)

Dan Berger (SocialTables)

Dan Berger (SocialTables)

Ben Rattray (Change.org)

Ben Rattray (Change.org)

FREE LIVESTREAM - GLOBAL CONFERENCE (AC Hotels in National Harbor)

FREE LIVESTREAM - GLOBAL CONFERENCE (AC Hotels in National Harbor)

Sophie & Katherine (Georgetown Cupcakes)

Sophie & Katherine (Georgetown Cupcakes)

Holiday Party (AC Hotels by Marriott)

Holiday Party (AC Hotels by Marriott)

Dan Gordon (Valhalla Partners)

Dan Gordon (Valhalla Partners)

William Pence (CTO of AOL)

William Pence (CTO of AOL)

Rami Essaid (Distil Networks)

Rami Essaid (Distil Networks)

Tim Hwang (FiscalNote)

Tim Hwang (FiscalNote)

Governor Terry McAuliffe (Virginia)

Governor Terry McAuliffe (Virginia)

Hooman Radfar (cofounder of AddThis)

Hooman Radfar (cofounder of AddThis)

Duke Chung (Parature/Microsoft)

Duke Chung (Parature/Microsoft)

Congressman Darrell Issa (California)

Congressman Darrell Issa (California)

Joe Payne (Eloqua/Oracle)

Joe Payne (Eloqua/Oracle)

Timothy Chi (cofounder of WeddingWire)

Timothy Chi (cofounder of WeddingWire)

Peter Barris (NEA)

Peter Barris (NEA)

Nick Lavezzo (FoundationDB)

Nick Lavezzo (FoundationDB)

Jean Case (Case Foundation)

Jean Case (Case Foundation)

Vint Cerf (Internet Pioneer, Google)

Vint Cerf (Internet Pioneer, Google)

Chip Paucek (2U, HookedOnPhonics)

Chip Paucek (2U, HookedOnPhonics)

John Burke (True Ventures)

John Burke (True Ventures)

Mark White (CTO of Deloitte)

Mark White (CTO of Deloitte)

Daymond John (Shark Tank, FUBU)

Daymond John (Shark Tank, FUBU)

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (Drugstore.com)

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (Drugstore.com)

Ellen Miller (Sunlight Foundation)

Ellen Miller (Sunlight Foundation)

Ted Leonsis (Monumental Sports - Wizards/Caps)

Ted Leonsis (Monumental Sports - Wizards/Caps)

Congressman Jared Polis (TechStar, ProFlowers)

Congressman Jared Polis (TechStar, ProFlowers)

Alex Hawkinson (cofounder of SmartThings)

Alex Hawkinson (cofounder of SmartThings)

Gary Shapiro (Consumer Electronics Assn.)

Gary Shapiro (Consumer Electronics Assn.)

Tige Savage (Revolution Ventures)

Tige Savage (Revolution Ventures)

Paul Allen (cofounder of Ancestry.com)

Paul Allen (cofounder of Ancestry.com)

Scott Case (Startup America, Priceline)

Scott Case (Startup America, Priceline)

Sanju Bansal (cofounder of MicroStrategy)

Sanju Bansal (cofounder of MicroStrategy)

Michael Chasen (Blackboard, SocialRadar)

Michael Chasen (Blackboard, SocialRadar)

Jim Bankoff (CEO of Vox Media)

Jim Bankoff (CEO of Vox Media)

Nigel Morris (cofounder of Capital One)

Nigel Morris (cofounder of Capital One)

Dr. Magid Abraham (cofounder of comScore)

Dr. Magid Abraham (cofounder of comScore)

Reggie Aggarwal (Cvent)

Reggie Aggarwal (Cvent)

Eugene Stoltzfus (Co-Founder of Rosetta Stone)

Eugene Stoltzfus (Co-Founder of Rosetta Stone)

Revell Horsey (Founding President of HelloWallet)

Revell Horsey (Founding President of HelloWallet)

Steve Blank (Author of The Startup Owners Manual)

Steve Blank (Author of The Startup Owners Manual)

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