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5 Biz Tools to Survive a Pandemic
5 Biz Tools to Survive a Pandemic
Representing almost a quarter of all employment (47,834 jobs) in Arlington County, small businesses have always served as an integral component of the local economy encompassing 92% of all business establishments. For the small businesses wearing several hats, here are five tools to survive a pandemic.

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Cybersecurity for SMB: Risks, trends and best practices
Cybersecurity is a critical part of every business’ operational durability. Without attention to it, an attack can be crippling. We recommend business owners and managers view cybersecurity as an investment, rather than a sunk cost, as it pays in dividends of business continuity and resilience.

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BizLaunch Assists Pike Businesses in Era of Change and Challenge
BizLaunch Assists Pike Businesses in Era of Change and Challenge
The transportation projects along Columbia Pike in Arlington are having an impact on the corridor, and Arlington Economic Development’s BizLaunch team have been working with local businesses and the Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization (CPRO) to help those businesses explore different ways they can work to overcome some of the challenges from the Columbia Pike Transportation Project.

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Small Business Focus: Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs March 2020
Small Business Focus: Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs March 2020
Women are opening businesses at a fast rate. They are opening businesses exactly five times faster than the national average. In BizLaunch, 60% of new clients are women and we directly see the positive impact of women entrepreneurs on our business ecosystem.

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Arlington Native Strengthening Arlington Businesses
Arlington Native Strengthening Arlington Businesses
As a native Arlingtonian, Eddy Campos-Molina is excited to start working with small businesses in the area. Having been raised in a family of entrepreneurs, Eddy has seen firsthand many of the challenges that small businesses face, particularly in the Latino community.

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5 New Year's BizSolutions for Success
5 New Year's BizSolutions for Success
While the new year provides business owners the opportunity to reflect on their successes of the past year and adjust for the future, it also offers a unique opportunity for new beginnings. Here are five tips for success in the new decade.

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Small Business Focus: BizLaunch goes Global
Small Business Focus: BizLaunch Goes Global
BizLaunch Director Tara Palacios reflects on her recent week speaking about small business in the Ukraine during Global Entrepreneurship Week

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#ShopSmall 10 Years Strong and Counting
#ShopSmall 10 Years Strong and Counting
Programs like Small Business Saturday among others help keep local dollars within Arlington, representing the community’s character, while contributing to a vibrant business community making Arlington an ideal place to live, work and play. 

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New Amenity Electric Shuttle Service Launches in Arlington
New Amenity Electric Shuttle Service Launches in Arlington
FLARE Technology and Services, an amenity electric shuttle service and technology platform, formally announced it has begun services in Arlington.

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Small Business Focus: Top Tips to Prepare Your Business for the Holidays 2019
Small Business Focus: Top Tips to Prepare Your Business for the Holidays 2019
Is your business ready for the holiday season? Your friends at BizLaunch have compiled four key tips to help help your business be successful when things get most distracting.  

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BizLaunch: Creating a Prepared Business Community
BizLaunch: Creating a Prepared Business Community
Understanding that 90% of small businesses will fail within a year of a disaster unless they are able to resume operations within five days, the BizLaunch team hosted a Brunch & Business on How to Navigate Disastrous Moments in Business. If you missed the event, don't miss out on the key takeaways and resources covered in this blog post.

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Small Biz Focus: How to Navigate Disastrous Moments in Business
Small Biz Focus: How to Navigate Disastrous Moments in Business
Entrepreneurs are busy trying to manage and grow their business — not trying to figure out what to do when and if something bad happens. That's why the next Brunch & Business will focus on teaching entrepreneurs how to minimize the impact of a disaster by developing a proactive plan.

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Nominate Your Small Business for Amazon's New Small Business Awards
Nominate Your Small Business for Amazon's New Small Business Awards
Amazon recently announced that they are accepting nominations for their new small business awards. These awards, which were designed to celebrate inspiring and unique American small businesses selling in Amazon’s stores, will be recognizing small businesses in three categories: Small Business of the Year, Woman – Owned Small Business of the Year and Small Business Owner Under 30 of the Year.

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BbG Fitness and Total Wellness Challenge
BbG Fitness and Total Wellness Challenge
In this month’s BizLaunch Featured Business Series, we hear from Ginny Wright, an Arlington-based small business owner. Ginny has worked closely with BizLaunch and SCORE for over 15 years.

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Small Business Focus: Arlington's Grant Opportunities for Area Nonprofits
Small Business Focus: Arlington's Grant Opportunities for Area Nonprofits
Arlington County works with several nonprofit organizations through our Community Development Fund each year to ensure a maximum reach for nonprofit providers is varied and reflects the needs of our community. Register now to attend BizLaunch Nonprofit NOFA Information Session FY2021 on July 23 at Arlington Economic Development to learn how to apply. 

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Small Business Focus: Seven Simple Tips to Network Like A Pro
Small Business Focus: Seven Simple Tips to Network Like A Pro
Need more business? Summer is the perfect time to review your networking plan. In this blog, Tara provides seven simple tips to help you network like a pro for the remainder of the year.

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Small Business Focus: Five Things to Get Noticed
Small Business Focus: Five Things to Get Noticed
How does your business stand apart and get noticed? This question is super important for a business in 2019. It all leads back to the clutter. With so much information hitting our target markets daily – how do we stand out? Read this blog for five quick tips that will help your business stand out. 

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Small Business Focus: Celebrating Arlington's OUTstanding Entrepreneurs
Small Business Focus: Celebrating Arlington's OUTstanding Entrepreneurs
In Arlington, we celebrate 50 years of Pride by honoring our local entrepreneurs on June 5 who have had such a great impact on our community. Hear the personal journeys of business owners as they describe how they live their dream of entrepreneurship each day. Understand the founder’s challenges and celebrate their victories at our final Brunch and Business: BizPride, Celebrating Arlington’s OUTstanding Entrepreneurs

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Small Business Focus: Arlington's Collaborative Approach to Alcohol
Small Business Focus: Arlington's Collaborative Approach to Alcohol
The Arlington Restaurant Initiative (ARI) was developed as a voluntary accreditation program to increase the overall safety of customers, businesses and neighborhood residents in areas with nightlife and entertainment.

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Is Your Business Stuck?
Is Your Business Stuck?
Is your business stuck and not growing year-to-year? Are you looking for new tools to take your business to the next level? At BizLaunch, we have discovered a secret way to grow your business....

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