Tips On Building A Startup founder discusses making a business grow

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    Evan Burfield, founder of, spoke to Angie Goff about starting and growing your own business. (Published Saturday, March 3, 2012)

    Evan Burfield, founder of, joined Angie Goff in studio to share tips on getting your business idea off the ground. Evan talked about ways to build a high growth startup company offering advice on:

    · Build your ecosystem

    · Know your (huge) market

    · Design a simple product

    DC has a big startup community and networking opportunities like the upcoming Entreprelooza 2012. The event will include the east coast premiere of startup documentary CTRL, ALT .. .Compete and a date auction where DC’s biggest tech geeks will be on the auction block. The event benefits NFTE.

    Event Info:

    Entreprelooza 2012

    March 6, 2012

    18th & L Street, NW DC


    Other resources for new entrepreneurs to connect to the community include:


    Hungry Academy

    DC Tech Meetup

    DC-Tech-Meetup TechCocktail

    Two-Side Brain

    Logical University-based mentor programs at George Mason, George Washington University, University of Maryland and Georgetown

    CoFounders Lab

    The Fort




    Startup Partnership for America (StartupDC, StartupVA and StartupVA)

    DC Week

    DC Entrepreneur Week