Artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) companies choose Arlington, Virginia for its globally recognized talent pool, proximity to federal research agencies and access to federal policymakers.
As home to the Department of Defense’s Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office, key federal agencies like the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and industry leading companies like Amazon and Deloitte, Arlington is seeing a growing number of AI/ML companies populate its commercial market.
The Washington, D.C. region is ranked as a top-10 global hub for Artificial Intelligence talent by the Harvard Business Review, with higher marks for gender and racial diversity than the leading hubs. The existing industry talent pool is bolstered by a rising roster of higher education programs with AI/ML-specific programs, including:
Ranked by McKinsey & Company as its top technology trend for companies in 2022, artificial intelligence has a global annual value potential of $10 to $15 trillion. The technology has strong applicability in numerous industries, including aerospace and defense, financial services, healthcare, information technology and pharmaceuticals.
July 19, 2023
The Arlington County Board voted on July 18, 2023, to approve the framework for the Catalyst Grant Program of the newly created Arlington Innovation Fund (AIF). The $1 million AIF, part of the FY 2024 Adopted Budget, is designed to encourage the growth and success of technology startups by providing access to capital and to enhance the local tech ecosystem through the sponsorship of unique initiat
April 18, 2023
Fivecast, an Australian developer of open-source intelligence software with its U.S. headquarters in Arlington, said it has raised $20 million in its first round of funding, which the company plans to use to fuel its expansion in the U.S., U.K. and Australia.
September 28, 2022
VOICE22, the world’s largest voice-tech trade event and conference at the intersection of Conversational AI and Digital Transformation, today announced its event sponsors and conference agenda as buyers and sellers from up and down the technology stack combined with vendors servicing the fast growth Conversational AI space share their groundbreaking technology solutions.
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