Interested in tools your startup should be using or how to get the government using your products? Prefer watching a documentary or doing some quiet coding with others speaking your language? Check out the technology events happening this week in Washington, DC in our roundup below.
Tuesday, June 19
Startup Day on the Hill : This event will bring together two communities that aren’t known for spending a lot of time together — startup companies and government agencies. We’ll be there demoing MapBox and showing how government agencies like the FCC and the White House are already using these tools.
DC Lean Startup Circle : This meetup will answer the questions “What’s in Your Start-Up Toolbox?”, with folks from several local startups talking about tools they need to run their company, from team portals to task trackers to analytics.
Wednesday, June 20
Global Development Matters Movie Night : Check out this screening of the documentary When China Met Africa, looking at China’s increased business involvement in Africa and specifically Zambia. Following the movie, there will be a discussion with the co-writer and co-producer.
MongoDC Preview : Ahead of next week’s MongoDC conference, a one day event around the open source, non-relational database MongoDB, this meetup will preview the conference and the conversations that will happen there.
Sunday, June 24
DC PyLadies Coffee and Hacking : DC python developers will be gathering on Sunday for some collaborating coding. Come out to meet other women programmers, work on your own projects, and help someone advance theirs.