Happy Wednesday! There’s so much to talk about that there will be very little life-changing exposition from me this week! Mostly I want to talk about the awesomeness that was DCYE & Drinks on Monday! We laughed, we cried, we had DCYE-themed cocktails. Mostly we met awesome new people, saw old friends, and had some one-on-one time with experts in some of the things we need to take care of ourselves and our businesses.
Special shout-outs go to
- Ehab Selim, Ashley Matthews, and Karen Buckley-Camp of Cornerstone Financial Partners who gave us some great advice on wealth management, financial planning, and insurance. If you’re looking for someone to help you with any of the above, I highly recommend these three! Email firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll hook you up with an intro!
- Tom Goldstein of Paxton Law who gave a lot of people some on-the-spot legal advice and is excited to help more DCYErs with any of your small business needs.
DCYE & Deals
DCYE is always trying to think of the best ways to help you out, and with the help of some of our new partners, today we’re offering a couple of deals that are legen . . . wait for it . . .
We’ve put together two awesome packages for you to get some of the basic services everyone needs—legal and accounting—with people we trust at an affordable price. How do you get these awesome services you ask? Just like us on Facebook and then email email@example.com and we’ll hook you up! And if you’ve already liked us on the FB then, hey, you’re one step closer to deal time awesomeness!
Accounting 4 DC: Looking for accounting services? It is only with a slight feeling of pain and regret that I share my very own accountant with you. Why these feelings you ask? Because Stephanie is so good, I’m afraid I’ll never get in to see her again! But, I love my DCYErs, so I feel the need to share. If you’re looking for an accountant, Stephanie is offering a 30-minute free consultation and 50% off initial services for all DCYErs! So what are you waiting for? Like us on the Zuckerberg machine and then email firstname.lastname@example.org for an intro!
Paxton Law: A good lawyer is hard to find, and there’s no OK Cupid for the law. If you’re looking for anything from help writing an employment contract to 501(c)(3) filing assistance, Paxton is the place to go. Why? Well not only are they great lawyers who are also ‘treps themselves, but right now they’re offering a free one-hour consultation and 30% off all basic startup services, so really, how can you lose? Just Like us on Facebook and then email email@example.com and watch all of your legal worries just flutter away.
…dary. Legendary. Don’t you agree?
Things to do & see are below. Thanks everyone for coming out to D&D, we hope to see you next time!
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haver of meetings
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Articles to read. Events to attend. Stuff you should know.
Knackmaster’s Masterpiece: Know kids? Like kids? Met a kid once? Well, Team Knackmaster has just released the most adorablest little game ever, Enzo and Friends, for the little ones! Apparently it’s educational too, but mostly I just like the pictures. I’ll be sending this to my perfect niece, Bella. You should share it with your under-21 too!
Rails Girls Are Coming to Town!: This is more exciting than Santa Claus, unless Santa Claus brings you something that teaches you how to code. Rails Girls is coming to DC on September 14th & 15th to hold a special Ruby programming workshop! Interested? Apply here, and may the code be with you!
Books for Web Chicks: If you, like me, are spending most of your waking hours working on a new web startup, this list of 10 Essential Books for Women Building Web Businesses is for you! Buy, read, love, and if you want to discuss, hit me up!
Guys Can Read This One Too: A quick plug for The Founder’s Dilemma. This book was recommended to me at D&D, and I’ll be reading it ASAP. If you’re looking for a good read, look no further.
Upcoming DCYE Events
What’s next for DCYE? Mostly, awesomeness, followed by things that are the pants.
Book Club! If you’re not one of the two lucky DCYErs who won a copy of The Lean Startup at D&D this week, have no fear. We’ll still let you in! We’re meeting on Sunday, August 20th to chat about this amazeballs book and learn a little more about how we can make our startups leaner, meaner, and hopefully, bringing in the green.
DCYE & Drinks! Save the date for our next D&D on September 17th. We’ve got an awesome theme planned with some fabu speakers and you won’t want to miss it!
Keep an eye out on our Meetup for more events, including co-working sessions! And if you haven’t followed us on the Tweeter yet, you’re missing some DC ‘treppy fabulousness that will brighten your day, and your timeline. See you soon!