WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DC Inno announced the winners of its annual 50 on Fire awards on December 10, 2015 during a celebration at the Howard Theatre. The 50 on Fire DC awards are held annually to honor the year's most groundbreaking individuals and organizations across industries in the Washington D.C. area.
"The DC Inno team is continuously impressed by the caliber of companies, products and initiatives coming out of the region each year. 50 on Fire nominees are having a tremendous impact on the city's innovation economy," said Streetwise Media President, Leslie Garbarino. "We are proud to be a part of this community of disrupters and newsmakers in DC and beyond, and honored to recognize their hard work."
In October, DC Inno announced the 50 on Fire finalists culled from over 1,000 nominations of the city's top innovators. In a series of articles, DC Inno recognized and profiled the accomplishments of the 150 finalists across nine industries: Civic (Smart City); Design; Education; Government and Advocacy; Healthcare and Medicine; Investment; Lifestyle; Marketing and Advertising; and Technology. The winners in each of the categories are listed below.
2015 50 on Fire DC Civic (Smart City) Winners
Aquicore // cove // EventsDC // Mitchell Schear, Vornado // Charles E. Smith
2015 50 on Fire DC Design Winners
Create // Illustria // Mapbox // Wingate Hughes Architects
2015 50 on Fire DC Education Winners
DubLabs // Echo360 // EverFi // Jeff Ray, Ellucian // LearnZillion // Whiteboard Advisors
2015 50 on Fire DC Government and Advocacy Winners
Eastern Foundry // Gary Shapiro, Consumer Technology Association // GoodWorld // Lindsey Schuh Cortés, BlueLabs
2015 50 on Fire DC Healthcare and Medicine Winners
Avizia // Carolyn Yarina, Sisu Global Health // Evolent Health // Kit Check
2015 50 on Fire DC Investment Winners
Ben Miller, Fundrise // Dayna Grayson, New Enterprise Associates // Jen O'Daniel, VT Investor Network // Jim Hunt // Maryland Venture Fund // Mike Lincoln, Cooley // Revolution
2015 50 on Fire DC Lifestyle Winners
&pizza // Cava Grill // Power Supply // Union Kitchen // UrbanStems // WeddingWire
2015 50 on Fire DC Marketing and Advertising Winners
Brad Heidemann, Tahzoo // Karen Zuckerman, HZDG // LMO Advertising // SpeakerBox Communications // TrackMaven // XAPPmedia
2015 50 on Fire DC Technology Winners
Appian // Clarabridge // Distil Networks // Invincea // Social Tables // Susan Tynan, Framebridge // Tobin Moore & Adam Vitarello, Optoro // Urgent.ly // VideoBlocks
The video announcing the 2015 50 on Fire DC winners will be live on DC Inno.com today, Friday, December 11, 2015. 50 on Fire DC is presented by, The Howard Theatre, HiRise, Hired, Stella Artois, Ketel One, Arlington Economic Development and Gabriel Marketing Group.
For more information about 50 on Fire DC, visit http://50onfire.com/dc, and follow #50onFireDC on Twitter and Instagram.
About Streetwise Media
Streetwise Media is a digital media and events company that has taken the stodgy city news landscape by storm with entertaining, intelligent and provocative editorial coverage. Streetwise owns and operates digital city news properties Austin Inno, BostInno, DC Inno, and Chicago Inno, as the premier news sources for urban innovators who are the future of their cities. Streetwise is a division of the prestigious American City Business Journals and Advance Publications family, which includes Condé Nast and The Discovery Channel.
SOURCE DC Inno