Fairfax County E-Bird newsletter for August 10, 2021: GDIT on ‘best for innovators’ list; Leidos, Parsons, ManTech, ICF talk talent; Boro to get bigger

Innovation region: Three Northern Virginia-based companies ranked on Fast Company’s 2021 Best Workplaces for Innovators list: Falls Church-area based General Dynamics Information Technology, which focuses on civilian, defense and intelligence […]


National small business mentorship program expands to Northern Virginia; nominations due Sept. 24

Small business owners in Northern Virginia are invited to apply to participate in the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City’s (ICIC) Inner City’s Capital Connections (ICCC) program, a tuition-free, 40-hour […]


Fairfax County E-Bird newsletter for August 3, 2021: Leidos autonomous ships, Clarabridge-Qualtrics deal, Cvent looks abroad

Innovation, shore enough: Reston-based Leidos’ autonomous landing craft was deployed outside the continental United States for the first time, Naval Technology reported. The demonstration was conducted in Albania in support […]


Value Base re-appointed to direct Fairfax County EDA’s Israel office and outreach

Fairfax County, Virginia, USA, July 30, 2021 – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) selected Value Base M&A Ltd., an Israeli-based financial services firm, as its overseas representative to facilitate […]


Northern Virginia talent initiative website draws 483,000 visitors and 72,000 job views

Just over one year after the official launch of its workinnorthernvirginia.com website and accompanying talent initiative funded by the Fairfax County government, the site created by the Fairfax County Economic […]


Fairfax County E-Bird newsletter for July 27, 2021: E-scooters are coming, Inova Fairfax campus tops in Virginia, Reston hospital uses AI robotic tech in surgery

Easy riders, 2021 version: E-scooters will soon be available to ride in Fairfax County, for the first time, the county announced. Fairfax County’s Department of Cable and Consumer Services approved the […]


Eat and drink local on the W&OD Trail as you enjoy summer freedom

This article was written by Kieran Collinson, who served as research fellow at the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority from October 2020 to July 2021. As a visitor from the U.K., […]


Fairfax County E-Bird newsletter for July 20, 2021: We’re a tech talent hotbed; Capital One hiring spree; VC deals flowing

Three’s a charm: The Washington, D.C., region (the DMV) ranks third in the U.S. on commercial real estate firm CBRE’s annual “Scoring Tech Talent” report covering North American cities. The […]


Furnace Record Pressing moves the needle with vinyl record manufacturing in Fairfax County

While Fairfax County is well known as a global hub for defense, IT and cyber companies, it is also home to a company in a surprising segment of the music […]


Fairfax County E-Bird newsletter for July 13, 2021: Virginia named top state for business

Top state for business: A year of pandemic and social reckoning has changed the nation in countless ways. But one thing has stayed the same: America’s Top State for Business […]