YAP DC Enterprise membership

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Janaury 1st, 2019 - YAP Premium Members will be able subscribe for an I/O SPACES Enterprise membership, which includes one year of complimentary access to I/O SPACES Silver Spring. I/O SPACES is a loft style and penthouse workspace for startups and professionals in the Downtown Silver Spring.

In addition, Enterprise Members will receive 2 free entries to special events hosted at I/O SPACES monthly. This benefit helps Yap Members have access to programming that keeps them competitive in today’s work force.


  • Be a current YAP Premuim member.

Enrollment Start & Deadlines 

  • Winter registrations will start January 1st 2019 through end of January 31st 2019 .
  • Spring registrations will start April 1, 2019 and will end April 30, 2019.
  • Fall registrations will begin September 1, 2019 and will end September 30, 2019.

Frequently Asked Questions 
  • What if I missed an enrollment deadline? No worries, go ahead and still signup. Your membership will start on the next enrollment start date.
  • When does the membership start? On the first day of the enrollment start date.
  • How long does the membership last? 12 Months from the enrollment start date.



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January 15, 2019 - Walker's Legacy Foundation presents Moms Who Enterprise, sponsored by HSBC Bank USA, N.A., (HSBC), part of HSBC Group, one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organizations. The six-week program is designed to develop financial and entrepreneurship skills for women in Montgomery County between the ages of 18 to 30, pregnant or parenting, and currently looking to take their businesses to the next level.


Application Deadline: Friday February 15, 2019
Optional Program Kick-Off Reception for Applicants:  Wednesday March 20, 2019, 6:30PM - 8:30PM

Program Duration:  

  • Saturday March 30, 2019 - April 27 2019 - 11:30AM to 1:30PM (6 week program)
  • Practice pitch day - May 4, 2019 - 11:30AM to 1:30PM
Program Graduation: Saturday May 11, 2019 - 11:30AM to 1:30PM

Participants are expected to participate in all programs. Please note that childcare will be provided onsite for all programming.

The program has a maximum capacity of 25 women. If more than 25 applications are received, Walker’s Legacy Foundation reserves the right to select final program participants.


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As We Turn 3,
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You're eligible to be a community member
Activate your membership by December 1, 2019, get the first month free which includes access to our special events, Office Hours, Day Passes & Penthouse firechats.

Join by 11/26 and get two free tickets to attend our Fall Scotch & Modern Trunk Show on December 8th and our Annual NYE celebration December 31st.
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Community Member Levels
Early Stage + 2 Special Events/mo
+ 1 Day Pass
+ Online community
Startup + Everything Early Stage
+ 6 Day Passes
+ Conference credits
Business + Business Hour Access
+ Industry happy hours
+ Firechats & Talk Panels
Enterprise + 24/7 Access
+ Access Afrilabs & ABAN partner network
+ Intro to Venture Capital & Accelerator partners
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Two complimentary events/mo
Three coworking days on signup
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We offer more than just access to an amazing space to grow your business, but also a community of innovators, a full service creative studio, Special events accelerator program & Angel Investors.

Special Events in our space include Code Workshops, Hackathon, VR Sessions, Fashion Shows, Penthouse Firechats, Jollof Wars, Music Festivals and so much more...1
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Meet Your New Community Curator

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Two years ago, Heather signed up to I/O SPACES as a member. At the time, when she joined, she shared she needed a place to get work done, which was walkable from her home. Having been a member with us for the past 2 years, Heather brings in her first-hand customer experience and is so well positioned to curate the I/O SPACES Silver Spring community.

As the founder of Globally Social, a company which offers tailored services to fit the needs of small and growing businesses in the US and Africa, She led the development of a management and entrepreneurship curriculum for a franchise of East Africa-based health clinics, Business plan creation for seed-stage African startups, Social media support for global Venture Capitalist focused on African tech startups in the growth stage.

Heather during her time as an associate at BizCorps in Nairobi Kenya, advised the management team on internal communication processes, segmentation analysis, and customer acquisition. Heather is a well-traveled Small Business Consultant who equally works with entrepreneurs and contractors to develop sustainable strategies for startups in resource constrained environments. After a decade of working with government officials, aid works, and scrappy entrepreneurs, Heather understands the power of data to inspire change and create strong business models.

Heather holds an MBA from Babson College with a specialization in Business Analytics. In addition to certificate in social enterprise management and impact investing from Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.

We are more than excited, to have Heather join the team.