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Bonjour! AED participates in French-American Business Week
This two-day conference featured panelists from both sides of the Atlantic discussing topics ranging from corporate social responsibility to cybersecurity and the positive impact of women in business, and with a special focus on sustainability and smart cities.  

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Innovation That Matters: Recognizing the Need to Thrive in a Digital Economy
Innovation That Matters: Recognizing the Need to Thrive in a Digital Economy
Are major cities around the country, including the DC Metro area, truly ready to thrive in a digital economy? 

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Celebrando a Los Pequeños Negocios en Arlington
Como parte de la celebración y reconocimiento a los pequeños negocios del área, BizLaunch tiene el gusto de invitarlo a la “Cumbre para Pequeños Negocios” este 6 de Mayo.

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Top Five Reasons to Attend Arlington's Small Business Summit
Arlington's first-ever Small Business Summit is rapidly approaching. BizLaunch Director Tara Palacios outlines the top five reasons you should attend.

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Arlington's Small Business Summit
Arlington’s first Small Business Summit will take place on Friday, May 6, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Spectrum Theatre.

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Tap into Government - How We Can Connect Innovation and Agency
Tap into Government - How We Can Connect Innovation and Agency
In the wake of ongoing threats and challenges facing the government, Federal agencies are turning more and more to tech entrepreneurs to solve the biggest challenges. 

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A message of innovation: Reflecting on SXSW
A message of innovation: Reflecting on SXSW
AED’s presence at SxSW was designed to market the County’s assets and to interface with companies and individuals who are rapidly changing the world in which we live. The connections and impressions made at SxSW are an important component in our mission of lowering the office vacancy rate throughout the County. 

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Introducing the New BizLaunch Small Business Directory
The BizLaunch Small Business Directory is a new tool designed to feature Arlington businesses. Businesses can enter their business information for free and users can search the directory by industry, location, metro accessibility or keyword. 

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Seven SXSW Interactive Panels You Just Can't Miss
Seven SXSW Interactive Panels You Just Can't Miss
SXSW Interactive is just around the corner, and if you’ve taken a look at the programming, it’s no surprise that the sheer number of speakers, panels and presentations can be a little overwhelming.

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Welcome Basket! New shopping app comes to Arlington
Governor McAuliffe announced today that shopping app Basket was relocating from D.C. to Arlington's Clarendon neighborhood.

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Five Great Starter Apps and Sites for Small Businesses
As entrepreneurs, we're always looking for ways to make business a little easier. These great apps and websites can help.

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Brookings Chooses the D.C. Metro Region for Global Cities Initiative: Here's What It Means
Brookings Chooses the D.C. Metro Region for Global Cities Initiative: Here's What It Means
It’s been in the works for quite some time, and now it’s official. AED is thrilled that the Greater Washington metro area has been selected for the Global Cities Initiative (GCI), a joint project of Brookings and JPMorgan Chase.

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Opower Announces It Will Keep Headquarters in Arlington
Opower Announces It Will Keep Headquarters in Arlington
A cardinal mascot, a scooter, dogs sporting T-shirts from Virginia universities and a birthday cake fit for a Governor. They were all part of the celebration this morning surrounding the news that clean tech leader Opower will be staying in and expanding its headquarters in Arlington.

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Arlington Welcomes Shift Technologies
Even an impending blizzard couldn't dampen the mood at 1776 in Crystal City this morning, as Governor Terry McAuliffe stopped by to announce that Silicon Valley-based Shift Technologies would be opening its East Coast operations in Arlington.

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Arlington Takes on Vegas! Arlington Economic Development Seeks Out Technology at CES 2016
Arlington Takes on Vegas! Arlington Economic Development Seeks Out Technology at CES 2016
Beginning Tuesday, a team of staff from Arlington Economic Development will arrive in Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016. Why is AED heading west to CES?

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Threat Intelligence Startup ThreatConnect Closes $16M Investment Round and Makes Strategic Move within Arlington
Threat Intelligence Startup ThreatConnect Closes $16M Investment Round and Makes Strategic Move within Arlington
The new funding round means expansion for the company. ThreatConnect will use this significant investment to increase its market penetration globally.

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How Arlington Builds a Better Robot...and Fast Tracks the Process
How Arlington Builds a Better Robot... and Fast Tracks the Process
Now, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, better known as DARPA, is looking for the individuals to create their next big thing – robots!

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Arlington companies honored at DC Inno's 50 on Fire
Numerous Arlington companies were among those honored by DC Inno in its annual “50 on Fire” competition, which recognizes companies, CEOs, startups and entrepreneurs that are driving the District's innovation economy.

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Meet the Winners of Arlington's Fast Four Competition
Arlington honors the winners of its Fastest Growing Companies competition — known as the Arlington Fast Four  — at the Arlington Premiere on Nov. 12, 2015.

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Arlington Named #1 for Black Entrepreneurs
Arlington Named #1 for Black Entrepreneurs
We all know that Arlington's diverse business atmosphere and resources for people looking to start and grow their own business are extraordinary, but now, research website GoodCall agrees.

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