DEN DC Events

Upcoming events

    • 01 Nov 2016
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 1319 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC

    Join Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network of DC for happy hour on Tuesday, November 1 from 6-8 pm.

    Forget about the election for a bit and enjoy discussing entrepreneurship, from tech, to social impact, to policy and more. Plus, it will have just been Homecoming weekend!

    Come for the $3 Yuengling and to find out what a $4 "Mangorita" is. (Or play it safe with $5 house wine).
    Co-hosts Matt Sturm '13 and Arush Chandna Th'16 look forward to meeting you!

    Tuesday, November 1, 6-8 pm at The Madhatter DC, 1319 Connecticut Ave NW

    Email with any questions.

    • 10 Nov 2016
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 1401 K Street NW, Suite 450 (Illustria office)

    ** Location Details: Event is held at Illustria, 1401 K St NW (Suite 450 / 4th Floor) -- use K St entrance (not 14th St). Building is open for entrance prior to 6pm. Between 6 and 6:15pm, a DEN-DC representative will let participants in. After 6:15pm, please text 202-557-5672 to be let in. **



    Mr. S. Tien Wong is a technology entrepreneur, CEO, and angel investor. He is Chairman of Tech 2000, Inc., a Virginia-based EdTech company which provides advanced tech training, mobile e-learning, and software development to Fortune 500 customers. Mr. Wong is also Chairman of Lore Systems, Inc., a Virginia-based IT services company which provides managed hosting, IT support, "virtual CIO," and cloud computing solutions for commercial, nonprofit, and government clients.  He also serves as Chairman & CEO of Opus8, Inc., a private investment and strategic advisory firm specializing in middle market buyouts and venture capital investment.  

    He is Founder and Host of the Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Forum, a community of over 5000 founders, CEOs, angels, VCs, CXOs and other business leaders in the Mid-Atlantic region. The community hosts quarterly 1/2-day Forums with upwards of 550 attendees, featuring VIP guests, speakers, exciting presenting companies, and the best CXO to CXO networking in the region.

    Mr. Wong received the 2001 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for Greater Washington and the 2003 Ernst & Young Performance Excellence Award. He was inducted into the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Hall of Fame.  He is a 2012 and 2013 Washington Business Journal "Power 100" selection as one of the region's most influential leaders, a three-time SmartCEO Magazine selection as a "Smart100" CEO ('09, '10 and '11), a 2013 InTheCapital "Fifty on Fire" awardee, community service honoree as a member of Greater DC Cares 2009 "Class of Change” and The Gazette of Politics and Business selection in 2010 as one of "25 CEOs You Need to Know."  He is a member of YPO and is a frequent guest lecturer on entrepreneurship, leadership, venture capital, and private equity at the University of Maryland and Georgetown University where he is an Entrepreneur in Residence.

    Mr. Wong was appointed by Governor Martin O'Malley to the 9-person Maryland Venture Fund Authority which oversees $84 million in venture capital allocations; he serves on the Boards of Directors of the Montgomery County (MD) Economic Development Corp., TradeUp Capital Fund, Potomac Officer's Club, and FounderCorps.

Past events

20 Sep 2016 Getting Funded: Insights, Options, and Opportunities in a Changing Landscape
06 Sep 2016 DEN-DC Happy Hour
02 Aug 2016 DEN-DC Happy Hour
05 Jul 2016 DEN-DC Happy Hour
20 Jun 2016 Arlington Dinner Roundtable 3 | Small Business
20 Jun 2016 Arlington Dinner Roundtable 2 | Early Stage
17 May 2016 DEN DC Networking and Intellectual Property Lessons Learned
17 May 2016 DEN - DC Annual Meeting 2016
21 Apr 2016 IP 101: Protect Your Intellectual Property
26 Jan 2016 Dinner Roundtable 2 | Early Stage
26 Jan 2016 Dinner Roundtable 1 | Idea Stage
26 Jan 2016 Dinner Roundtable 3 | Small Business
20 Oct 2015 Legal Issues Facing the Start-Up from the Inside
21 Jul 2015 Start-Up Lessons Learned in the Trenches
24 Jun 2015 CEO Lessons Learned Talk: Acquisitions as a Startup
20 May 2015 Anatomy of a Successful Pitch + Networking Event
18 Feb 2015 Dolphin Tank
02 Dec 2014 CEO Roundtable: Dr. Cheryl Martin, Acting Director, Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E)
06 Oct 2014 Lean Startup and the Business Model Canvas with Eric Koester
17 Jun 2014 DEN DC Structured Networking Event
01 May 2014 CEO Roundtable: Rachel K. King, D'81, Chief Executive Officer, GlycoMimetics
18 Mar 2014 Speaker: Victor L. Hoskins, D'79, Washington DC Deputy Mayor
06 Mar 2014 DEN DC Guppy Tank
25 Feb 2014 DEN DC 2014 Annual New Venture Contest
16 Jan 2014 "Valuation" with Jan Klein
09 Jan 2014 DEN DC 2014 Annual New Venture Contest - Webinar for Prospective Participants
10 Dec 2013 DEN DC 2014 Annual New Venture Contest - Webinar for Prospective Participants
14 Nov 2013 "Crowd Funding" with Adam Pressman of CrowdFund Roundup
05 Nov 2013 Networking, Recruiting and Information Session at Opower
10 Oct 2013 Dolphin Tank
12 Sep 2013 "Protecting Your Ideas and Brands with Patents and Trademarks." Peter S. Weissman, Emerging Business Practice, Blank Rome, LLP
31 Jul 2013 "Financial Planning for Entrepreneurs." David Greene, Vice President and Financial Advisor at Bernstein Global Wealth Management
26 Jun 2013 Gregg Fairbrothers, Founding Director, Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network
26 Jun 2013 DEN DC 2013 Annual Meeting
05 Jun 2013 Chris Silberman, Campus Manager, 1776
14 Mar 2013 DEN DC 2013 Annual Business Plan Competition
08 Jan 2013 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Online Mini-Course
16 Jun 2012 DEN DC Picnic
17 May 2012 Annual Meeting | Election of New Board
29 Mar 2012 The Guppy Tank: An Evening of Non-Combative VC Pitches
24 Mar 2012 DEN DC Annual Business Plan Competition
23 Feb 2012 DEN-DC Meet-Up | Arlington
15 Dec 2011 Attracting Startup Investment: Speaker, Networking and Holiday Party
03 Oct 2011 DEN-DC Meet-Up
28 Apr 2011 Networking: Atttracting Startup Investment
02 Apr 2011 Big Greeners Handle the Green – Financial Literacy Needs to Start Early
08 Dec 2010 Networking Happy Hour
11 Nov 2010 CEO Dinner Roundtable
10 Jun 2010 How to negotiate your best deal--and get out of a bad one
10 Jun 2010 Annual Meeting
06 May 2010 The Lives of DEN-DC Startups
28 Jan 2010 Sustainability and Business – Outlook for 2010
10 Dec 2009 How to Win a Business Plan Competition (Keep Trying!)
01 Dec 2009 CEO Dinner Roundtable
01 Oct 2009 DEN DC Networking Night
05 Feb 2009 An Evening of Networking for Entrepreneurs, VC/PE Professionals and Professional Service Providers
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