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How Your Tech Startup Can Thrive Outside the Valley
How Your Tech Startup Can Thrive Outside the Valley
Ximena Hartstock, Co-Founder and President of Arlington-based Phone2Action shared her wisdom on how to build a successful tech company on a CES panel discussion titled "Getting Air Outside of the Silicon Valley Bubble: Helping Tech Start-ups Succeed Outside of the Valley." Check out her tips for creating a fast-growing startup outside the Valley.

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Take a Gamble on Arlington VA: The Deck is Stacked in Your Favor
Take a Gamble on Arlington VA: The Deck is Stacked in Your Favor
This week, AED is back at CES promoting our annual Startup Arlington initiative which will launch in Spring 2018. Keeping with the Las Vegas theme – we’re asking startups from around the nation to gamble on Arlington, VA – and compete for an opportunity to live and work in Arlington for free! 

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Small Business Focus: Top 3 Tips When Doing Business with the Government
Small Business Focus: Top 3 Tips When Doing Business with the Government
Many entrepreneurs are interested in doing business with the government and need detailed information on how best to enter the market. In this blog, Tara outlines BizLaunch’s Top Three Tips to contract successfully.

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Call for Participants: 2018 "Women Making History" Small Business Fair
Call for Participants: 2018 "Women Making History" Small Business Fair
Women entrepreneurs who live in, or operate a business in, Arlington County are encouraged to participate in this opportunity to market their business to a new audience. 

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Small Business Focus: This New Year at BizLaunch
Small Business Focus: This New Year at BizLaunch
Beginning this January, BizLaunch and SCORE DC will formally partner on a variety of entrepreneurial workshops from advanced social media training, to lead generation, to how to become an 8(a) contractor and much more.

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Exhibit in our Booth at CES
Exhibit in our Booth at CES 2018
Does your company produce a consumer electronic product or software? Are you located in Arlington, VA? If so, AED has showcasing opportunities within our booth at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Jan. 9 – 12.

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While you were sleeping
While you were sleeping
The best time for civic engagement is... anytime.

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Small Business Focus: End of The Year Small Business Tips -- Get Ready for 2018
Year-End Small Business Tips from BizLaunch – Get Ready for 2018
AED's BizLaunch provides some quick tips for local entrepreneurs to ensure a worry-free holiday season.

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Shop Small on Saturday
Shop Small on Saturday
From artistically-decorated bonbons to handmade home furnishings, Arlington’s creative community is bustling with locally-made goods that make perfect one-of-a-kind gifts for the holidays while at the same time supporting local businesses.

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American Institutes for Research Coming to Crystal City with a Mission of Social Good
The latest trend in Crystal City, known for its thriving technology startups and high-tech prototypes, is going a little simpler. Think businesses with heart.

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Find the Talent Your Business Needs by Hiring Veterans
Find the Talent Your Business Needs by Hiring Veterans
The Commonwealth of Virginia is one of the most veteran-friendly states in the nation. Find out how your business can fill your open jobs with highly-qualified veterans and take advantage of state incentives for businesses that hire veterans.  

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Small Biz Focus: Top 10 Tips to Effectively Promote Your Business Using Social Media
Small Biz Focus: Top 10 Tips to Effectively Promote Your Business Using Social Media
Social media can be intimidating for a business. Here are ten tips to ensure that your business is getting the most out of your social media efforts.

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Pay your taxes, get some handcrafted soaps
Pay your taxes, get some handcrafted soaps
Made in Arlington pop-up market opens in Courthouse for November and December

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Small Biz Focus: Entrepreneurship -- Is It for Me?
Small Biz Focus: Entrepreneurship -- Is It for Me?
BizLaunch has worked with small businesses in Arlington for almost two decades. BizLaunch sees launching a business as a key to unlock your dream of entrepreneurship — if it is approached in a logical, planned way.

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Negocio destacado de BizLaunch: Leaseably
Negocio destacado de BizLaunch: Leaseably
En abril del 2017, Leaseably comenzó sus operaciones. Miriam Bolaños y su hermana, Brenda Bolaños, dieron inicio a negocio en el mercado inmobiliario que busca llenar el vacío que existente en la administración de propiedades.

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Locavore Film Series starts Sept. 13
Locavore Film Series starts Sept. 13
This fall, get ready for a film series that's as local as your farmers' markets food sources. Starting Wednesday, September 13 with a showing of WISH YOU WELL from producer Sara Elizabeth Timmins, audiences will get an added bonus to their night out – meeting the filmmakers!

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Size Doesn't Matter: 20 Arlington companies in the Inc. 5000
Size Doesn't Matter:  20 Arlington companies in the Inc. 5000
At just 26 square miles, Arlington may be a small county, but it makes up for it by turning out way more than its fair share of noteworthy businesses.

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Local Entrepreneurs Experience HSN "Magic"
Local Entrepreneurs Experience HSN "Magic"
For many entrepreneurs in Arlington and around the country, the “big dream” is getting an idea or product to a national audience.

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Sales: It's a Science
Sales: It's a Science
BizLaunch workshop presenter Will Fuentes shares his 7 Ps of sales and more.

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The Painting's on the Wall
The Painting's on the Wall
There's a new look for Arlington Cultural Affairs in Shirlington.

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