Mighty tech giants are stumbling. Facebook’s value recently took a $130 billion plunge on the heels of fallout from the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Twitter’s stock took a nosedive the same week amid slow growth and waning public trust. Uber is still picking up the pieces after paying a hacker in a supposed effort to conceal…

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DreamBox Learning Education technology company DreamBox Learning, following months of high-profile news coverage earned through its partnership with RH Strategic, made headlines again when it announced a monumental $130 million investment from The Rise Fund. Luminaries and activists like Laurene Powell Jobs and Bono are among the founders of the global impact investing fund managed…

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Something wasn’t quite right with this news story. It was a rote finance piece about the day’s market action on a publicly traded company – thousands of these stories are published every day – but there was a robotic awkwardness about it. The effect was barely noticeable, even forgettable – perhaps a grammatical agreement error,…

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One of the most powerful validations of a business idea is when somebody else is willing to invest their time, resources and capital into your business. In technology and software, venture capital firms are perpetually seeking to uncover the next unicorn to invest in. In July, RH clients Integris and DreamBox Learning represented two of…

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We’ve added a new RHockstar to our DC Office! We’re thrilled to introduce our newest Associate, Phil Sgro, who answers some questions about himself and his background. *** Tell us about your PR background prior to joining RH Strategic. Prior to joining the RH team, I worked in energy communications for large energy generators and…

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The RH Strategic Podcast recently chatted with Jeff Welgan, CyberVista’s executive director and head of executive training programs, at the 2018 DCA BIG Cyber Growth Summit in Crystal City, Virginia. In our podcast, Welgan discusses empowering executives to manage cyber risks, D.C.’s cyber landscape, and the work CyberVista does in cybersecurity training and workforce development….

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The RH Strategic Podcast recently sat with Jennifer Thornton, Greater Washington Partnership’s director of workforce initiatives, at the 2018 DCA BIG Cyber Growth Summit in Crystal City, Virginia. In our podcast, Thornton reveals new research on the Capital Region’s cyber workforce, how to bring more diversity to the field, and most critically, how to align…

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The RH Strategic Podcast recently connected with Professor Erran Carmel, of the Kogod School of Business at American University, at the 2018 DCA BIG Cyber Growth Summit in Crystal City, Virginia, to talk about the evolution of the cybersecurity industry in the DC region. In our podcast, Carmel discusses his new research into local cybersecurity…

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RH Strategic recently connected with Washington Business Journal Senior Reporter Rob Terry at the 2018 DCA BIG Cyber Growth Summit in Crystal City, Virginia, to talk about his bird’s eye view of cybersecurity in the DC area and what he looks for in evaluating cyber startups. “There’s a lot of, frankly, chatter and hype in…

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RH Strategic recently sat with Grant Elliott, founder and CEO of Ostendio, at the 2018 DCA BIG Cyber Growth Summit in Crystal City, Virginia, to talk about the work his cybersecurity company is doing. In our podcast, Elliott discusses Ostendio’s unique cybersecurity workflow solution and what it’s like to grow a cybersecurity business in the…

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