Join the region's most innovative companies at the
WeDC Innovation Marketplace
The WeDC Innovation Marketplace will showcase and celebrate the region's most innovative companies and their products. Join us for interactive demonstrations while learning about the latest innovations in the tech + innovation, makers + creative, and social impact industries.
Take advantage of the opportunity to receive first hand interaction with founders, consumers, talent, investors, government leaders and members of the media at the WeDC Innovation Marketplace. Over 80 local exhibitors will showcase their talents, businesses, products and services for attendees to experience including the region’s best up-and-coming startups.
Join us as we celebrate the best of Washington, DC tech + innovation, makers + creatives, and social impact on the big stage. From recipients of more than $150+ million in venture funding to founders of companies that have expanded into international markets, come learn how DC's own made it big.
Amazon Web Services (AWS): From database storage to machine learning programs, AWS provides its customers with flexible and reliable cloud systems.
Everfi: EVERFI partners with organizations, institutions, and educators to revolutionize the way education is developed and delivered—using today’s technology to connect learning to the real world and equip communities with the skills they need for success in the 21st century.
FiscalNote: As an internationally recognized government affairs team, FiscalNote navigates the intersection of tech and policy for their clientele through digital advocacy and issue management.
Hydroviv: Founded as a means to provide #FiltersForFlint, Hydroviv provides evidence-based water filtration solutions that ensure citizens have access to clean drinking water.
Lyft: Lyft strives to instill a sense of independence both in its passengers and drivers; drivers have the opportunity to work as their own boss and passengers benefit from heightened access to alternative means of transportation.
MEANS Database: MEANS Database helps provide for those in need by divert food from the trash to local emergency feeding services with the ease and speed of the internet.
Riide: Riide is a transportation service that utilizes electronic bikes rented on an individual, month-to-month basis as a means of providing a cheaper, green alternative transportation.
Social Tables: Social Tables offers streamlined event planning software focused on maximizing profits by minimizing administrative hang-ups.
SparkFund: Sparkfund powers organizations by providing access to the latest energy technology in a new and better way - through a simple monthly subscription model backed by a no risk guarantee.
Transit Screen: Transit Screen’s services provide uses with all of their mobility options, at a glance, in real time.
Upside Business Travel: Emphasizing great customer service and quality pricing, Upside Business Travel provides solutions for travelers with nontraditional corporate travel programs.
BicycleTrash: BicycleTrash is a brand of high quality accessories, using would-be trash to create new durable items, such as belts, bags, bottle openers, and bottle carriers. All "raw" bicycle part materials used in BicycleTrash products are "free range" and locally sourced.
Kicheko Goods: Kicheko Goods is a social impact jewelry brand founded in 2014 by Sarah Bayot. Each piece of jewelry funds one month of school for one child.
Cherry Blossom Creative: Through their series of intricate, hand-drawn maps, the Cherry Blossom Creative emphasizes embracing connection to local culture and community.
1776: 1776 is focused on helping high-growth startups in the industries most challenging to drive innovation and scale — education, energy and sustainability, health, transportation and cities.
DSLBD: The Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD) supports the development, economic growth, and retention of District-based businesses, and promotes economic development throughout the District's commercial corridors.
DCRA: The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) supports a thriving community of residents, businesses, and visitors through diligent protection of health and safety and equitable administration of regulation and compliance in our District.
Pixilated: Pixilated creates a photo booth experience that uses superior DSLR cameras and dye-sub printers; going above and beyond the typical streaky ink jet prints--these processes ensure quality and durability from capture to print; protecting images from discoloration, weathering, and giving clientele digital files of the highest caliber.
Union Kitchen: Union Kitchen partners with exceptional food businesses to accelerate their growth and success by giving entrepreneurs the infrastructure, expertise, and networks they need to be successful.
Seed Spot: Seed Spot is a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to supporting all social entrepreneurs creating a product, service, or technology that improves lives or makes the world a better place. We support entrepreneurs by surrounding them with the right access to resources, mentors, business fundamentals, community partners, capital sources, and anything they need to succeed.
Halcyon: Halcyon seeks and celebrates creativity in all forms and galvanizes creative individuals aspiring to promote social good. We bring together diverse groups of changemakers in art and social enterprise and provide a safe haven for their bold ideas to take flight.
Destination DC: Destination DC serves as the lead organization to successfully manage and market Washington, DC as a premier global convention, tourism and special events destination, with a special emphasis on the arts, cultural and historical communities.
DMPED: The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) assists the Mayor in the coordination, planning, supervision, and execution of economic development efforts in the District of Columbia with the goal of creating and preserving affordable housing, creating jobs, and increasing tax revenue.
WDCEP: The Washington DC Economic Partnership (WDCEP) is a non-profit, public-private organization that drives inclusive economic growth and job creation, supports business and promotes Washington, DC as a leading global city.
Equal Reality: Virtual Reality training allows you to literally see from the point of view of others, including those of a different gender, race, or ability-level.
Kerb Technologies: Kerb Technologies’ Kerb Reports serve as the industry leading location based foot traffic reporting system that helps Restaurants, Retailers, and Real Estate Brokers/Developers truly understand the neighborhood they're buying.
MovementX: MovementX provides therapeutic sessions composed of manual therapy, motor control training, and specific exercise prescription tailored to your body’s needs.
SkliQ: SkliQ is a first of its kind platform, where employees are able to find, connect and collaborate with their colleagues based on their top skills.
Maternie: Maternie provides tools that help parents find the best child care, plan parental leave and troubleshoot common postpartum and breastfeeding challenges when they return to work.
SportsMarkit: The SportsMarkit program allows sports teams of all levels and sizes to effectively and accurately organization their activities.
Jeenie: Jeenie provides users with language help and cultural advice from live experts at affordable rates with cashless transactions via video or audio.
Unlocking Potential: Unlocking Potential is a charitable organization that strengthens the problem-solving and leadership capacity of the community-based organizations tackling our nation’s most difficult problems - so that they can realize their potential and maximize their impact.
Ordway Labs: Ordway is a smart billing and revenue automation platform for growing businesses that simplifies how you price products, send invoices, collect payments, and recognize revenue.