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Reminder: The TC DC Mini-Meetup Is Tonight

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Just a reminder: today is the most important day of the year. It’s TC DC Mini Meet-up Night! We’re here in DC and we’re looking forward to meeting with you all at RFD (810 7th St NW) at 6pm for some networking, some fun, and some start-up talk.

I’ve been doing these things in the US and Europe for a few years now and my style is very laid back and very organic. This is a very informal event – we won’t be having speeches, panels, or wonkery. We’re here to hear pitches, talk tech, and discuss what you’ve been up to. Come along even if you have nothing to launch. After all, maybe you’ll meet your next start-up partner tonight.

As a special bonus, DC meet-up folks will get to meet our new co-editor, Eric Eldon, who is coming in from San Francisco and who will be in DC with us that evening.

Furthermore, we are in Norfolk on Tuesday, and Richmond on Wednesday. You should have already RSVPed (did you?), you should have already picked out what you’re going to wear (did you?), and you should have your pitch ready (do you?).

Thanks to all those who helped out in organizing this and a huge thank you to our sponsors. We’re really looking forward to this opportunity to meet with you guys in the tech corridor. Feeling left out? Fear not. We’ll be hitting other cities this summer.

Tweet us at @johnbiggs or @jordanrcrook if you have questions or concerns.

Monday, April 9 – DCRFD810 7th St NW – 6pm-10pm (??) – Our first event will be at RFD in NW. These guys have a huge selection of beers on tap and, if we play our cards right, we’ll have a few hours of open bar. If you haven’t RSVPed hop over to Plancast or email me at john@techcrunch.com with the subject “RSVP DC.” Try to include a rough headcount.

Sponsors

Canvas.co is DC’s largest co-working community; designed for creatives, freelancers, independents and start-ups to be an inspiring environment in which to work and collaborate. There are no closed doors here; it’s true co-working for community-centric creativity and collaboration. It’s more than just space, beyond sharing and no one gets incubated here. Boasting 6,000 square feet of open-space, completely custom designed, from floor to ceiling. We believe that creativity comes from inspiration and that inspiration starts with your surroundings; you won’t find any carpets, water-coolers or Ikea here.

Create Digital is a privately held Richmond, Va. based social agency that provides community management, web development and digital campaigns for Fortune 500 companies. Since 2010, Create Digital has consistently improved the web presences, customer engagement and online brands of its clients.

HomeSnap is the most intuitive real estate app you’ll ever use. Simply snap a photo of any home to find out all about it, including its current value, last sale date & price, local schools and more. HomeSnap works for over 90 million homes across the USA.

Higher Logic’s mission is to provide your members, constituents, donors and volunteers with innovative ways to think together, share and collaborate. Higher Logic delivers solutions so you can extend your organizational value and attract a new generation of global members and constituents.

Applied Predictive Technologies (APT) is the world leader in helping organizations harness the potential of Test & Learn, a powerful fact-based approach for choosing, targeting, and tailoring strategic and tactical actions for maximum impact and profitability.

WeddingWire is one of the fastest growing wedding and event sites in the country. They say that “necessity is the mother of all invention” which is exactly why WeddingWire was created: to create efficiency and transparency in the wedding and event space.

Tuesday, April 10 – NorfolkWe Are Titans Offices259 Granby St 3rd Floor – 6pm-10pm – We will begin the night at the We Are The Titans offices, kindly provided by a team of titans who work there, and the perhaps we can move to another location later. Please RSVP here or email me at john@techcrunch.com with the subject “RSVP NORFOLK.” Try to include a rough headcount. We are also looking for sponsors, so please let me know in a separate, non-RSVP email if you’re interested.

Here’s a little bit about our first Norfolk sponsor:

We Are Titans is a product development shop that helps startups and established businesses worldwide build custom web and mobile applications. We have a track record of turning great ideas into profitable and effective products, and we’re big on candid communication over intimidating geek speak. Headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, our team looks forward to talking with you about your project, and how The Titan Way can help bring the right product to reality, while saving you time and money.

Also sponsoring Norfolk is Create Digital.


Wednesday, April 11 – RichmondSnagAJob HQ – 6pm-10pm – 4851 Lake Brook Dr – Finally, we’ll meet in Glen Allen, outside of Richmond, for our final meet-up. Thanks to SnagAJob for donating a space with a bar and some booze. We’re still looking for Richmond sponsors as well, so please email me directly. RSVP here or email me at john@techcrunch.com with the subject “RSVP RICHMOND.” Try to include a rough headcount.

Here’s a bit about our first Richmond sponsor:

Snagajob, the largest hourly employment network for job seekers and employers, is the only company to provide both sourcing and talent management solutions to the hourly industry. With more than 30 million registered job seekers and the leading hourly-focused talent management system, Snagajob has been fulfilling the dreams of hourly workers and those who employ them since 2000. Headquartered in Richmond, Va., Snagajob has been named the No. 1 Best Small Company to Work for in America by the Great Place to Work Institute. To find out more, visit snagajob.com and www.snagajob.com/employer-solutions.

Also sponsoring Richmond is Create Digital.

Create Digital is a privately held Richmond, Va. based social agency that provides community management, web development and digital campaigns for Fortune 500 companies. Since 2010, Create Digital has consistently improved the web presences, customer engagement and online brands of its clients.