In-Kind Sponsors


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Metro Offices has proven experience including a client list of over 1,000 businesses that their award-winning, Client Services Teams support every day. Metro Offices has nine local area Office Centers, offering a dynamic portfolio of workspace solutions, thoughtfully designed to support companies of all sizes, at every stage of business, their innovative workspace offerings support every work-style.
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WeWork is a community of creators and a collaborative space for startups and small businesses. Their mission is to create communities that empower people to do what they love by providing collaborative workspaces, a curated community, office services, amenities, and digital tools. 

General Assembly is creating a global community of individuals empowered to pursue work they love, by offering full-time immersive programs, long-form courses, and classes and workshops on the most relevant skills of the 21st century – from web development and user experience design, to business fundamentals, to data science, to product management and digital marketing.

UberOffices provides affordable and cutting-edge coworking office space in DC, VA and MD. It provides your companies the opportunity to grow as well as meet, mingle, and network with innovative entrepreneurs who share the same desire for serious work. Uber Offices are joining the incubator sponsors for the first time this year.

TechShop is a playground for creativity. Part fabrication and prototyping studio, part hackerspace and part learning center, TechShop provides access to over $1 million worth of professional equipment and software. TechShop also offers comprehensive instruction and expert staff to ensure you have a safe, meaningful and rewarding experience.
I Strategy Labs
iStrategyLabs is a digital agency that invents ways to engage communities online and off. The team consists of passionate strategists, designers, developers and producers capable of building everything from apps, to animations, to massive festivals and social strategies that transform organizations. Some of their clients have been Facebook, Google, Kroger, Disney, ESPN, ABC, NPR, PBS, GE, Microsoft, NASDAQ, Intel, GEICO, and many more.
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AdvantEdge Business Centers is an executive suite located just a few blocks from GW, housed in a LEED Certified green building with premium amenities. This is an on-demand office space which include daily use of workstations, high-speed internet access, conference rooms, and access to numerous other on-site business support services.
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Brazen Careerist is a career-management site for high achieving young professionals and ambitious college students. The site provides relevant career advice and helps individuals meet new people, find jobs, and build relationships for career advancement. CEO Ed Barrientos (GWSB MBA '90) received the Distinguished Entrepreneurship Achievement Award at the 2011 GW Business Plan Competition Finals.

Arjuna Solutions® is an advanced data science company based in Washington, D.C. Their goal is to redefine how businesses and organizations use information by building products and providing services that make it easy for any person to understand how to satisfy, motivate and connect with their most profitable customers and donors. Their predictive analytics software, Persanalytix®, predicts consumer behavior and provides powerful insights that you can use to drive revenue and customer acquisition through better targeted, more effective marketing campaigns.

Elizabeth Campbell-Page, CEO, is a certified psychometric counselor and distributor of a powerful cloud-based talent assessment. Millions of individuals and hundreds of partners across 160 countries have matched individual talent to market opportunities by taking this 15-minute, free, cloud-based assessment. Individuals benefit from an instant, online, substantive report that they can share and compare across social media. Organizations benefit from big data on a cloud-based analytical platform matching their talent pool to organizational requirements. In addition, the signature assessment profile provides a professional predictive behaviors report derived from personality and motivations and identifies individual success factors and complementarity among teammates.

Mindhatch is a business and customer insights firm. We believe insights drive results and the best insights come from people — your team and your customers. Through design thinking, improv, and facilitation, we discover the capacity for creativity, collaboration, and innovation that exists in everyone for actionable results that bring value to your organization.
Social Driver
Social Driver is a digital innovation agency. We use social-fueled strategies to drive next generation results. This approach is integrated into everything we do, from design and development, to engineering and social media strategy. At Social Driver, we partner with our clients to run full-scale social media and advocacy campaigns, redesign and develop websites, build data visualizations and everything in between. Some of our clients include: Honda, The World Bank, CARFAX, The American Hospital Association, The Motion Picture Association of America, The Computer Science Corporation, Booz Allen Hamilton, and many more.
99designs is the world’s largest logo and graphic design marketplace. With more than one million designers from 192 countries around the world, 99designs' suite of services helps businesses succeed through great design at an affordable price. Headquartered in Oakland, California, 99designs has operations in Australia, Germany and Brazil.

GenB is a digital product development agency creating custom enterprise-grade web, mobile, tablet and private cloud applications. Using an integrated team approach, we help launch and grow start-ups & increase efficiency and impact for established organizations. We bust ours so you can kick the competition's.
Audienti is marketing software built to revolutionize how businesses use digital channels to gain new customers. By leveraging big data technologies, Audienti identifies actual people in your target market. Then, through patent-pending technologies, makes intelligent recommendations for the best ways to reach them across search, social & paid campaigns.
The GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus is strategically located in the Northern Virginia technology corridor near Dulles International Airport. The Campus focuses on interdisciplinary STEM research, including biological and health sciences, big data and analytics, high performance computing, energy science and technology and infrastructure safety engineering. The campus, established in 1991, offers approximately 20 academic degrees and certificate programs in business, cybersecurity, education, engineering, health sciences, information technology and nursing. 

Founding Sponsors

Rick Scott

Rick Scott is the 45th Governor of the State of Florida and has worked to cut taxes, pay down state debt and invest in education to grow opportunities for Florida families.

Annette Scott

As an avid reader, First Lady Annette Scott spends time visiting schools and libraries across Florida, encouraging children to read and write.