What do you get when you put 250 of DC’s finest men and women in one place together to inspire, engage, and connect?
Is your team doing any recruiting in 2017?
What we are: Monthly LAN, Indie Game Development, Capture the Flag, and Make-a-thon event.
Join us for happy hour here at Refraction!
Brush the dust off your board games and card games because Wednesday the 18th we are welcoming anyone to come and play some good old fashion games!
Leaders are meeting to build an innovation district right here in Northern Virginia.
Join us on December 15th at Refraction for a night of celebrating a year of successes and holiday cheer at Startup Grind!
In the spirit of the season, we will be holding a Holiday Lunch time Potluck on the 14th in the cafe / event space of Refraction!
Exponential technology is reshaping the world and changing our communities faster than we imagine.
Lunch and Learn is hosted by Human Catalyst
Join us for a Lunch & Learn on 12/1 with Edge of Yesterday! Come hear the 3 Lifehacks to Free Your Inner Superhero, Advance Brain Gains and Create Impact!
The next event in the Startup Showcase Series is here! Angel Funding! Check out the Angels who will join us!
This year the Giving Circle of HOPE will reach a milestone of having raised and distributed more than $1,000,000 to strengthen our local community in Northern Virginia.
Register to attend and take part in the collective giving here at Refraction.
Woman in Startups Edition. A Mini Conference designed with the evening startup warrior in mind.
Join us at Refraction for our casual quarterly Poker tournament. Have a drink (or not) and take us on at Texas Holdem.
Think Coworking may be for you? Come see what its all about!
If you are looking for a funding round of $1,000,000+ in the near future, come out to Refraction for this unique pitch off event.
Come check out their latest graphic, and give your feedback how what could improve or new things to try!
RiskLens has been named Best Cyber Risk product for 2016, so clearly they know what they are talking about!
The Small Business Technology Coalition is committed to helping small businesses leverage technology as a core driver of growth and differentiation. That means increasing digital education and training to Launch, Grow, Operate, and Secure their business.
Join us for a Free morning of coffee, croissants, and coworking on Augsut 3rd from 8:30am-12pm. Come see how Refraction could be the new home for your startup and entrepreneurial future.
Server-rendered React apps with Daiwei Lu + lightning talks
Join us for a unique perspective of the Syrian refugee crisis through the eyes of humanitarians, artists, and refugees.
In case you missed it, here's the talk on YouTube.
The human brain is the result of 300 million years of evolution. Yet the part of the brain that makes us human has existed for only 100 thousand years. Our cerebral cortex plays a small role in the human decision making process. Yet when trying to influence people we spend most of our time pitching to the wrong part of the brain. Learn the 5 techniques to pitch to the decision maker... the reptilian brain.
Hosted by Mr. Cranky himself, Glen Hellman
"Designing is a lot like making dinner for people you don’t know" - Amin Swessi
Global Camps Africa, Inc. has dedicated over thirteen years to the empowerment of South African youth. Founded with the mission, “Empowering youth for an AIDS-free tomorrow,” they use an intentional camp model to teach life skills and raise HIV knowledge and awareness.
We're moving again!