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Demo 2012

Washington, D.C. Is Getting Hot! for Start-ups

Julie Kantor | Posted 11.14.2012 | Technology
Julie Kantor

The perception of Washington, D.C. is not the reality of D.C. We have green grass, and big trees, and several blue ribbon elementary schools and we are more than a one-or-two-industry-wonder, thanks to technology and a vibrant new start-up scene.

Want More Jobs? New Technology Can Help Small Businesses Hire Better Talent, Faster

Julie Kantor | Posted 12.17.2012 | Small Business
Julie Kantor

Last week I had all of 60 seconds to pitch the company I co-founded, Barrel of Jobs, at the Carnegie Library in Washington, D.C. I started by asking ...

Big Choices and Dreaming Big: The Women Tech Founders of DEMO 2012

Julie Kantor | Posted 12.11.2012 | Technology
Julie Kantor

Lights, camera, action! DEMO 2012 in Silicon Valley was sensational. Launch day for a new company unspools like a 24-hour rollercoaster ride and our team returned to Washington, DC sleep deprived, technology addicted, and ready to try out a dozen new web and social innovations.

This Barrel Is Ready to Roll! Launching Our Tech Startup

Julie Kantor | Posted 12.02.2012 | Technology
Julie Kantor

The days before the launch of our business Barrel of Jobs reminds me of that feeling I had as a kid as I approach slowwwwly the top of a rollercoaster. Huge excitement for the ride, tempered by the growing fear of the unknown.