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Newsletter: April 2019

Walmart wants to see new products, Glen's Garden Market wants to fund a #ladyboss foodpreneur, and 1863 Venture is looking for new majority-led, tech-enabled businesses.

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BEACON's Impact Snapshot is Live!

Did you know 94% of our subscribers were made aware of a support opportunity thanks to the BEACON newsletter? Or, that our grantees impacted over 500 women and girls in the DMV? Learn how and why we're ecosystem building in our latest Impact Snapshot.

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Newsletter: March 2019

Join Vinetta Project's March Venture Challenge, Apply to Fund BLACK Women, take part in tech transfer, and more!

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Newsletter II: February 2019

Spend your snow day building your business.

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Newsletter I: February 2019

Host a DCPS intern, Grow Your Financial Capital, Get Involved in #GEW2019 and much more!

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Host a DCPS Student Intern!

The DCPS Career Ready Internship Program partners with DC's Summer Youth Employment Program to place highly-qualified students in competitive, paid internships - at no cost to host employers. Join a growing list of DC businesses & host the future generation of skilled workers today, so we can serve even more students this summer!

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Newsletter II: January 2019

Scholarships for #FurloughedWomenInTech, Master Your Sales at the Mentorship Roadshow, WeDC Exhibition Opportunities and Much More!

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Newsletter I: January 2019

Biz loans up to $75k, Dream Grants, Vinetta Venture Challenge, Adobe Creative Residency, and more!

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Newsletter: December 2018

SEED SPOT Pitch Night + HERImpact Pitch Competition

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Newsletter: November 2018

The Verizon 5G EdTech Challenge + Launch In a Lyft!

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Women Founders Marketing Forum

Join BEACON: The DC Women Founders Initiative at the Women Founder Marketing Forum on Wednesday, November 14 for a half-day of discussions led by local marketing experts on topics from how to develop a marketing strategy, to building your corporate brand identity, to closing the deal and getting the contract.

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Newsletter II: October 2018

Celebrate 30 years with the National Women's Business Council, Hire an Intern through DC Gov, attend Crowdfunding 101 and more!

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Newsletter I: October 2018

Congratulations to BEACON Grant Awardees! + Backstage Studio, Global Entrepreneurship Week, HerImpactDC and more!

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Newsletter II: September 2018

DC Startup Week, WeDC Fest, Womxn of Color Founders Mixer + Small Business Summi

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Newsletter I: September 2018

Startup Finance 101, DC Startup Week, How She Got There & More!

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Newsletter: August 2018

Startup Law 101, BEACON Grant Community Voting Round, Just Ambitious - Small Business Awards and much more!

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Call for Mentors: Help Us Scale Women-Owned Businesses!

Help us make Washington,DC the most supportive city for women founders!

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Newsletter II: July 2018

The BEACON Grant closes in one week + meet new members + become a scale-up mentor!

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Newsletter I: July 2018

WeWork Creator Awards, Ebay Startup Cup DC, TED Fellows, and of course - the BEACON Grant!

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Newsletter II: June 2018

The BEACON Grant Program is now accepting applications!

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Newsletter I: June 2018

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Newsletter: May 2018

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Need a Mentor? Get WERKIN with BEACON!

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Newsletter II: April 2018

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BEACON Releases Report: Building Inclusive Ecosystems with Intentionality

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Newsletter: December 2017

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Upcoming Partnership Highlights

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Newsletter I: November 2017

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Newsletter: October 2017

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BEACON Awards 19 Grants to Organizations Supporting Women Entrepreneurs

BEACON began as a vision to identify strategies for best supporting DC's women entrepreneurs. As an ecosystem builder, we sought to identify and close gaps in service delivery, impact and outreach to ensure that all of DC's women entrepreneurs could receive the support they deserved.

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