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  • Peter Corbett sold iStrategyLabs in 2016. Now it's closing.


    D.C.-based digital strategy and marketing agency iStrategyLabs — a subsidiary of Wunderman Thompson, which is in turn a subsidiary of international advertising firm WPP PLC — is closing at the end of the year. The closure, first reported by Business Insider, is part of a larger consolidation by Wunderman Thompson and WPP, which also closed Atlanta-based marketing agency JWT Inside, according to the report. As part of this move, all D.C. employees are being let go and iStrategyLabs' office at…
  • TEDCO taps interim head of embattled Maryland Venture Fund


    Maryland Technology Development Corp. has tapped an interim leader for the Maryland Venture Fund, which was the subject of a damaging state audit report and subsequent reform legislation earlier this year. Elizabeth Good Mazhari has been named the interim managing director of TEDCO’s Maryland Venture Fund or MVF. The appointment comes as TEDCO is finalizing a draft of new governing regulations that it hopes will meet legislators' expectations of how it should be distributing state funds to Maryland…
  • Japanese real estate investor hits pause button on D.C. asset sales. Here's why.


    The company has asked its local brokerage partners to focus on office leasing while it weighs a tender offer.
  • Amazon donates STEM, literacy items to Arlington nonprofit


    Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) continues to make inroads with its second home. The company announced Tuesday it is giving 'hundreds of thousands of items" to nonprofits across the United States through its AmazonSmile Charity, including Arlington affordable housing provider AHC Inc. Amazon donated "hundreds of educational items" that AHC Inc. had placed on its wish list. Neither Amazon nor AHC Inc. representatives would provide a dollar value of the donation, but it included several Google Chromebooks,…
  • Cava keeps rolling with millions in new funding


    Since closing on its blockbuster acquisition of Zoe's Kitchen in 2018, Cava Group has had a relatively quiet 2019 — until now. The fast-casual restaurant group headquartered in D.C. just closed a $40 million funding round, according to a Dec. 10 Securities and Exchange Commission filing. It's one of the biggest funding rounds in Greater Washington for 2019. This latest investment brings Cava's total funding raised to $459.22 million, according to data from Pitchbook, which pegs the company's…
  • IHOP goes fast-casual with Flip’d, eyes D.C. for new location


    IHOP is wading into the fast-casual market with Flip’d, a smaller-format concept, and it’s looking to bring it to several markets, including D.C.  Flip’d will put a Chipotle-esque twist on its parent company’s signature item with a Build Your Own Pancake Bar, featuring a base of pancakes or oatmeal that can be topped with a variety of toppings.  Other breakfast offerings will include made-to-order egg sandwiches, burritos and breakfast bowls. IHOP, which is franchised by Dine Brands…
  • Will the court find fire in the smoke of Amazon’s JEDI claims?


    AWS' complaint paints a picture of an acquisition flawed by a list of alleged procurement errors designed to reach a predetermined outcome. The $10 billion question is, will the court see it that way?
  • WhyHotel has raised more money. It's now expanding across the country.


    Temporary lodging startup WhyHotel Inc. — originally spun out of Vornado Realty Trust — has announced $20 million in fresh funding. The round, led by Harbert Growth Partners, also included longtime local investors Camber Creek, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, as well as Working Lab Capital, Geologists Capital and former Bain Capital Partners executive Mark Nunnelly, according to a press release. Highland Capital Partners, which led the WhyHotel's $10 million round announced at the…
  • This Week in Amazon: The AMZN ♡ NYC edition


    No matter how jilted Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) might feel about JEDI, CEO Jeff Bezos appears ready to bring his blandest to any stage. For example three days before company lawyers dropped the biting critique of the Department of Defense's procurement process, Bezos continued to make mild statements at the annual defense forum at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California. “My view is that if big tech is turning their back on the Department of Defense, this country is in big trouble,”…
  • Akridge not ruling out a spec start in Tysons


    The developer's still considering it despite another spec building nearby.