Washington Business Report Feb. 5, 2012

Rebecca Cooper interviews ad agency CEO’s Cary Hatch and Matt Smith on Super Bowl ads, their history, current social media trends, and the wisdom of making them available before kickoff.

Elana Fine is a real-life angel for businesses looking for capital to grow on. The director of the University of Maryland’s Dingman Center for Entreprenurship describes the center’s methods for distributing venture capital.

Roundtable superstars Bill Flook from the Washington Business Journal and Josh Boak from Politico. Josh explains Washington’s shock-and-awe reaction to Friday’s new jobs numbers. Bill fills us in on some surprisingly negative earnings numbers from DC-based daily dealmaker Living Social.