Pelonkey Partners & Advisory Board Happy Hour!

On Wednesday, Pelonkey brought together its fabulous partners and Advisory Board members together for a meet and greet group happy hour! One of our great Advisory Board members, Tony Cord with DC Innovates, hosted the happy hour at his beautiful penthouse over in Thomas Circle, with yummy food sponsored by Chix (Eat Responsibly).

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Stylus Chris and DJ Alkimist came out from the Beat Refinery DJ school to meet our awesome Pelonkey Board! The Beat Refinery teaches people how to be an awesome DJ, and they have partnered with Pelonkey because they believe in the mission – this business will disrupt the events and entertainment industry! Performing artists aren’t always the savviest on the business end. Pelonkey provides a secure business platform for the entertainers and puts the power of their contracts back into their own hands. The Beat Refinery is completely on board with that! Another Pelonkey partner, Heist Lounge owner DJ Dirty Hands came out for the celebration! Heist allows Pelonkey to host sponsored events at their venue at no additional fee, with a heavy emphasis on the DJ market for entertainers.

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Other awesome Board members that came out were Victoria Michael with VM Relations, Rich Shea with HiBall Events, Eddie Fam with Meant 2 Live Foundation, and Steve Britt with Leach Travell Britt Law. DJ Neekola gave a quick update to everyone about all the exciting things that have been happening for Pelonkey, including our most recent win at Tech Cocktail in Vegas a couple weeks ago!

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It was an awesome evening, and everyone had a wonderful time getting to know each other and being the DREAM TEAM that they are! Thank you, guys! Pelonkey wouldn’t be what it is today without all of your awesome support!

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@Pelonkey Founder&CEO @DJNeekola Attends @The_Digital_DC #Launch

Digital DC hosted its launch party on the rooftop of City Market on O St earlier this month. Mayor Vincent Gray chose this as a platform to help bring attention to DC as the nation’s forerunner city and leader in the country for tech innovation.

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DJ Neekola attended the launch to help boost awareness of her tech startup, Pelonkey, as well as participate in the growing interest of DC’s tech community, catching the attention of many VCs, angel investors, entrepreneurs, and many others looking into the city’s growing innovative business ideas.

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DJ Neekola had a great time at the launch event! Digital DC is a great initiative for startups like Pelonkey to gain recognition and get pushed to the right people who will really help take the business to the next level.

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Through all of the great resources right here in DC, entrepreneurs can boost their business to the world, making Washington a bright beacon of startup innovation.

Digital DC: http://digitaldc.co

DC Innovates: http://www.dcinnovates-us.org/tech-fund

Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/capitalbusiness/digital-dc-to-debut-this-week-with-venture-fund-corridor-aimed-at-growing-tech-sector/2014/02/28/00962b0-9e57-11e3-a050-dc3322a94a7_story.html

Biz Journals: http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/blog/techflash/2014/02/gray-administration-plans-fund-tech.html?page=all

In The Capital: http://inthecapital.streetwise.co/2014/06/03/digital-dc-now-wants-startups-applications-to-decide-how-to-spend-1m/ and http://inthecapital.streetwise.co/2014/03/06/mayor-gray-announces-digital-dc-tech-fund-and-corridor-but-is-he-missing-the-point/

Tech Cocktail: http://tech.co/event/digital-dc and http://tech.co/digital-dc-2014-04

@BeatRefinery #DJcertification Hosted by @Pelonkey at @1776DC

The pros of DC came out to get their musical skills tested at the esteemed tech start-up office, 1776! All for the honor of sporting a Beat Refinery badge on their Pelonkey profile, these DJs wanted to prove to the event world that they know their art.

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The Beat Refinery has been an excellent partnership with Pelonkey, offering classes, tips, and certifications to all interested in perfecting their art of being a DJ.

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A great group of some of DC’s finest DJs came out to the exclusive event! DJ Stylus Chris and DJ Geometrix tested the group, consisting of the noteworthy elite within the DC nightlife. This included…

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All of these talented artists spun their hardest, earning themselves an awesome badge and boost in their rankings on Pelonkey!

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Interested in getting your cert on? Hit up the Beat Refinery, and tell them you want a Pelonkey DJ certification. Best of luck!!

Pelonkey: https://pelonkey.com

Beat Refinery: http://www.beatrefinery.com/beat-refinery/

1776 DC: http://1776dc.com

@Pelonkey’s @DJCharity Spins for @STKWashDC’s #UnmiSTKable Party at #Intermix

Pelonkey‘s lovely DJ Charity performed for an in-store event at Intermix, a high-end clothing shop in Georgetown. Featuring the sneak preview of the brand new STK steak house and lounge in DuPont, the event featured high-end cocktails and fanciful appetizers to tantalize DC’s chic fashionistas to come out. DJ Charity spun some awesome beats for the ladies and gents, all coming to find out exactly what the scoop was with STK and to do some fabulous shopping at Intermix. Thank you, Steve Vansickle, for the awesome photo of DJ Charity below!

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Event hosts Fran Holuba, Anchyi Wei, Kelly Collis, and Megan Salvaggio presented a fabulous cocktail party inside the store, offering all insight to the new attitude STK would bring to DuPont dining starting Arpil 24th. Charity enjoyed playing girly and bright tunes, mixing in high-energy dance to get the shoppers in the party mood, especially since 10% of all sales purchases from Intermix went to benefit UNICEF.

To inquire/book DJ Charity, please visit her profile at http://pelonkey.com/dj_charity. Other fabulous media sources for UnmiSTKable event coverage listed below!

DJ Charity‘s website: http://officialdjcharity.com

About STK DC: http://togrp.com.previewdns.com/event_type/washington-d-c/

WDIW (What Do I Wear): http://whatdoiwear.co/2014/04/04/stk-washington-dc-unmistkable/

All Things Fashion: http://allthingsfashiondc.com/2014/04/07/intermix-georgetown-hosts-chic-gathering-for-upcoming-opening-of-stk-dc/

Pamela’s Punch: http://www.pamelaspunch.com/unmistkable-with-intermix-and-stk-when-fashionistas-foodies-collide/

K Street Magazine: http://kstreetmagazine.com/inside-wednesdays-unmistkable-party-at-intermix/

Guest of a Guest: http://guestofaguest.com/washington-dc/party-crasher/last-nights-parties-veuve-clicquot-tasting-dinner-unmistkable-at-intermix-aroche-preview-more&slide=2

Ask Miss A: http://askmissa.com/2014/04/08/recap-unmistkable-at-intermix-to-benefit-unicef/

DJ Neekola Presents Pelonkey for the DC Tech Breakfast!

DJ Neekola not only rocks out the decks as a professional disk jockey – she also uses her amazing experience and entertainment skills to push her start-up company, Pelonkey – an online booking agency that helps freelance entertainers with the business side of their work, as well as linking talent and client in a safe, protected environment.

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Not only will Pelonkey bring stability to an opaque and sometimes underhanded industry, it will connect the right people to the right resources, providing legal advice, merchant account access, client exchange, referral bonuses, contracting, invoicing, you name it. Neekola is prepared to take the event industry world by storm with the Pelonkey web app!

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People at the Tech Breakfast were definitely excited to hear her pitch, and we can’t wait for her to show off Pelonkey again! With the site gaining traction, valuable user feedback, and more, there’s no doubt that this company is the next big thing, and Neekola is really taking it places!

Pelonkey: http://pelonkey.com

Tech Breakfast: http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/blog/techflash/2013/06/ron-schmelzer-on-how-tech-breakfast.html?page=all

DJ Neekola presents at the Columbia Tech Breakfast for Pelonkey, Inc!

Last week, DJ Neekola made an excellent presentation at the Tech Breakfast in Columbia, MD! She did an awesome job explaining what Pelonkey is, what problem in the event industry it addresses, and how it will revolutionize the way business is done in entertainment.

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The Tech Breakfast is an awesome concept that helps creatives and innovators present their tech-based product/idea to an audience of active listeners – some other innovators, investors, company members, sponsors, and people genuinely interested in the growing tech entrepreneur field. And did we mention the free breakfast? Always a plus! DJ Neekola will present for Pelonkey again in DC on the Wednesday morning, February 12th Tech Breakfast. Contact Ciera@pelonkey.com directly if you are interested in attending!

Pelonkey: http://pelonkey.com/

Tech Breakfast: http://www.meetup.com/TechBreakfast/