Dispatches From Our Fall Hackathon

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“We encourage our employees, in addition to their regular projects, to spend 20% of their time working on what they think will most benefit Google. This empowers them to be more creative and innovative. Many of our significant advances have happened in this manner.” — Larry Page and Sergey Brin in their 2004 IPO Letter For FiscalNoters, fall means a … Read More

Golf Prose: A Q&A with FN’s Putt-Putt Masterminds

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In-between providing white-glove service to FiscalNote clients, members of the Professional Services cleverly concocted a miniature putt-putt course (dubbed Pro Serv Putt-Putt, officially and respectfully) earlier this fall that sprawled across the desks of vacationing colleagues. I had to know: did this seemingly intricate putter project drive a wedge between teammates, or did golf’s super-short game bring them all closer … Read More

The Big Blue Visits FiscalNote

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The University of Michigan Center for Entrepreneurship kicked off its inaugural Northeast Entrepreneurial Trek in FiscalNote’s OTC Café on February 28. This program selects 30 University of Michigan undergraduate and graduate students to participate in a multi-city adventure intended to introduce student entrepreneurs to two of the nation’s fastest-growing startup ecosystems: New York City and the District of Columbia. The group first … Read More