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Biz Talk: A Look Back on Economic Development in FY21
Biz Talk: A Look Back on Economic Development in FY21
In this article written for ARLnow, Arlington Economic Development Director of Business Investment Marian Marquez looks back over the past twelve months and reflects on our successes, challenges and opportunities.

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GMU Researchship Explores Sector Development
GMU Researchship Explores Sector Development
George Mason University Business School pioneers a new Researchship program for graduate students. Clare Sullivan weighs in on the experience.

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Tech Connect: Business Intelligence Startup Lovelytics on Track to Double Revenue in 2021
Tech Connect: Business Intelligence Startup Lovelytics on Track to Double Revenue in 2021
Founded in 2017, Lovelytics is a business intelligence services firm that uses Tableau, Databricks, and other leading analytics platforms to provide clients with a better understanding of their data and help make smarter business decisions. The company provides top data architecture and the finest talent in the Tableau community to fulfill their clients’ needs.

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Return on Creativity: Return to Work
Return on Creativity: Return to Work
The July 13 Return on Creativity event will host industry leaders and officials facing changes to what returning to work might look like. Expect the unexpected.

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Austrian Manufacturing Company Establishes First U.S. Office in Arlington
Austrian Manufacturing Company Establishes First U.S. Office in Arlington
TELE is an industrial electronics, manufacturing, and services company headquartered in Vienna, Austria, with customers and distribution partners in more than 50 countries. Find out why they chose Arlington for their U.S. headquarters. 

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Australian Digital Intelligence Start-up Seizes Opportunities in Arlington
Australian Digital Intelligence Startup Seizes Opportunities in Arlington
Fivecast, a world-leading provider of digital intelligence solutions, deploys advanced data collection and AI-enabled analytics to help government, national security, law enforcement and defense agencies solve intelligence challenges.

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Return on Creativity: The Impact of Rebranding
Return on Creativity: The Impact of Rebranding
When Michael Dumlao, Senior Brand and Diversity Advisor at Booz Allen Hamilton, was tapped to lead a rebranding effort in 2015, he never imagined it would impact his own life's work along the way.

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Japanese Conglomorate Continues to Grow in Arlington
Japanese Conglomorate Continues to Grow in Arlington
Mr. Shin Takahashi, Chairman of the Board and Head of Government Relations and Public Policy for NEC Corporation of America (NECAM), shares why Arlington is an attractive location for international businesses.

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TechConnect: VerticalApps Earns Distinctions for Growth and Workplace Culture
TechConnect: VerticalApps Earns Distinctions for Growth and Workplace Culture
This month’s TechConnect Profile will highlight Arlington-based VerticalApps. Founded in 2010, Arlington-based VerticalApps provides unique IT solutions to Federal agencies with specialties in application development, data services, and intelligent automation. 

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Virginia's Tech Talent Pipeline Poised for Growth
Virginia's Tech Talent Pipeline Poised for Growth
The region’s tech talent infrastructure continues to gain steam as a series of major announcements set the stage for an exciting future for tech talent growth. Companies in Arlington are well-positioned to reap long-term benefits from these investments over the coming years, as Arlington and Virginia invest billions into the workforce pipeline for a tech talent market that already ranks #2 in the United States, per CBRE. 

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The Next Big Name in STEM Might Be a Four Year Old Girl.
The Next Big Name in STEM Might Be a Four Year Old Girl.
When should girls start learning coding and engineering skills? Rosie Riveters thinks four years old is perfect.
 

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MEET THE CEO: Leslie Steele, InterImage
Meet The CEO: Leslie Steele, InterImage
Founded in 1996, InterImage is an award-winning, women-owned business that delivers IT modernization for the Department of Defense (DOD), Law Enforcement, and Transportation customers and other federal civilian agencies and commercial companies. We interviewed CEO Leslie Steele to find out what's next for InterImage.

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TechConnect: DeepSig Inc Opens AI Lab in Rosslyn and Raises $5M in Series A
TechConnect: DeepSig Opens AI Lab in Rosslyn and Raises $5M in Series A
Founded in 2017, DeepSig Inc. is a venture-backed and product-centric technology company developing revolutionary wireless processing software solutions by using cutting-edge machine learning techniques to transform baseband processing, wireless sensing, and other key wireless applications.

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Small Business Focus: Cosmopolitan Plated
Small Business Focus: Cosmopolitan Plated
Learn how a personal chef from Atlanta launched her startup in Arlington, and how the company managed to see consistent growth despite the challenges brought on by the public health crisis. 

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Tech Connect: GoTab Raises $6M and Helps Restaurants Adapt During Pandemic
Tech Connect: GoTab Raises $6M and Helps Restaurants Adapt During Pandemic
Founded in 2015, GoTab has developed a mobile ordering and payment platform designed to expedite restaurants and retailers’ ordering processes. Since the pandemic, the company has experienced impressive growth, as its client base has expanded both regionally and nationally.

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ReLaunch
ReLaunch
Arlington Economic Development (AED) is committed to providing the professional tools small businesses need to compete in our “new normal.” ReLaunch is a new initiative sponsored by BizLaunch, Arlington’s Small Business and Entrepreneurial Assistance Network to help newly launched and existing businesses adjust to the “new normal.” What is the cost to participate? It is a free tool, underwritten by AED.

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Small Business Focus: 3 Diverse Women-Owned Restaurants in Columbia Pike
Small Business Focus: Three Diverse Women-Owned Restaurants in Columbia Pike
Hear stories from three woman-owned small businesses on Columbia Pike have persevered through these challenging times and how the Buy A Nurse Lunch program has benefited their small business. 

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How Arlington Works for Women in Business in 10 Stats
How Arlington Works for Women in Business in 10 Stats
In honor of Women’s History Month, we are sharing 10 statistics that prove Arlington is the best place for women in business.

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Mason Legal Clinic @BizLaunch: Which Entity is Right for Your Startup?
Mason Legal Clinic @BizLaunch: Which Entity is Right for Your Startup?
In the United States, there are six main types of business entities you can form for your startup. With each entity offering its unique benefits, it becomes difficult to decipher which is right for your startup.

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Pivot Perfect
Pivot Perfect
On March 1, Governor Ralph Northam recognized Arlington small business Fresh Impact Farms and announed that they would become the recipient of Arlington’s first ever Agriculture and Forestry Industries Development (AFID) Fund grant from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS).

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