Startup Arlington is an award-winning initiative created to promote Arlington as a technology and startup friendly community on a national level.
For a few months, Arlington, VA hosts one startup technology company that wants to build and expand its vision in our backyard. From lodging to workspace to transportation, Arlington invites entrepreneurs to live their dream with support from Arlington, VA and its 2019 business partners.
The application consists of basic personal and company information, assessment of company growth/financial traction and the submission of a business plan and pitch deck.
Our team will filter the applications based on an internal scoring rubric. Judges from within the community will provide feedback and a score.
Our team will notify finalists and each one will be asked to prepare a 1-minute video to tell us why your company would be a good fit for Arlington.
Open period for the public to vote for the company that they think should be the winner of Startup Arlington!
We will notify the winner and send out a press release.
Our team will work closely with the winning company to make sure they get the most out of their experience in Arlington - connecting them with the right partners and providing opportunities for you to network with peers, potential clients and investors.
Before you apply, confirm that you meet a few basic criteria:
Thanks to our partners this year, the Startup Arlington winner gets an unforgettable experience to grow their business in the Washington D.C. region. Here’s a breakdown of the prize package and the companies working with you to help grow your business during your stay in Arlington.