FiscalNoters craft party favors for local homeless children

FiscalNoters harnessed their inner crafting skills Thursday night to glue, cut, paste, and piece together dozens of Mickey Mouse-themed goody bags for Extra-Ordinary Birthdays, a College Park-based nonprofit dedicated to orchestrating custom birthday parties for area homeless children and their families. Hosted in the cafeterias, play rooms, and classrooms of shelters all over D.C., Maryland, […]

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Lessons from my first hackathon

Last month FiscalNote hosted its annual springtime hackathon. The experience was a first for me – a talent specialist by way of print journalism. Based on my rudimentary knowledge of what actually goes on during said event, I predicted (if not expected) all of the pizza noshing and idea swapping on bean bag chairs. After I […]

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FiscalNote celebrates Series C funding with garden party at Decatur House

FiscalNote celebrated our latest round of funding in true D.C. fashion with a garden party at the historic Decatur Carriage House on Lafayette Square. About 150 FiscalNoters and guests gathered to celebrate the company’s $10 million round of Series C funding, which we announced in February. Guests enjoyed a live jazz band while sipping on […]

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Four insights into launching a company from CEO Tim Hwang

Launching a company at the age of twenty-one is not for the faint of heart. FiscalNote CEO Tim Hwang certainly has a strong one. In a recent episode of Business Rockstars, the largest daily producer of entrepreneurial content, Tim sat down with METal founder Ken Rutkowski to discuss everything from favorite entrepreneurs to leadership styles […]

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Heptathlete gets FiscalNoters warmed up for spring workouts

Former Yale heptathlete Elle Brunsdale recently led a 45-minute track-and-field warmup for some fired up FiscalNoters. Participants hit the track and turf of the Francis L. Cardozo Education Campus in Northwest Washington, DC, and hilarity ensued (see photos). Elle, a Business Development Associate, designed a workout regimen similar to the one she followed during her […]

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How the Marine Corps prepared our VP of Operations for FiscalNote

How has a Marine Corps mindset helped FiscalNote’s Vice President of Operations transform our organization from a startup into a high growth company? Arthur Karell, answered this question recently in Numbers and Narrative, a podcast series on start-ups and entrepreneurship. Listen to the full podcast here, or read on for a short recap: The path […]

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Calligraphy workshop gives FiscalNoters a brush of creativity

Paintbrushes, watercolor trays, and stray pieces of the Wall Street Journal topped FiscalNote’s longest conference table last week – quite the deviation from the typical array of MacBooks, smartphones, and water bottles. Creative mastermind and FiscalNote product designer Crystal Yan led a “Show & Draw FN” session dubbed “Calligraphy with Crystal” to better acquaint FiscalNoters […]

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Health Week gets FiscalNoters focused on personal goals

FN hosted our inaugural Health Week November 4-9 in an effort to better align FiscalNoters with their mental and physical wellness goals. Each session within this multi-day program was carefully curated to reflect a stage in the cycle of healthy goal setting. Wednesday’s schedule featured quick-and-dirty health assessments and body screenings to measure employees’ BMI, […]

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