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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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Company Spotlight: ByteCubed
With its unparalleled location in the proximity to the world’s largest enterprise (U.S. Federal Government), ByteCubed founder Ahmad Ishaq felt Arlington would make a great central location to start a company that would serve as an agent of change. 

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