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The Smart Set by Brittney Dunkins | DC magazine | October 27, 2011 High-tech isn’t confined to West Coast cool. The rising tide of the top 11 up-and-coming DC digiphiles proves that in 2011 Washington is plugged in and ready for prime time. 1. The Game Changer Four years ago, Digital Capital Week co-founder Peter Corbett, 31, left the corporate confines of ad agency life. He paved his own way by launching iStrategyLabs, a social-media and marketing firm that’s now the brightest young tech thing in town. Boasting a client list that includes Disney, American Eagle and Ford, iStrategy has just rolled out its first product, an app that helps companies monetize Facebook “likes” and Foursquare check-ins. Grandstand is the frequent-user card of the digital set, where check-ins grant users a chance at a tangible reward. The hope is to increase actual traffic, not just virtual. A t...

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