Dec. 2 E-Bird newsletter: Cyber firm Expel becomes NOVA’s third unicorn; Peraton announces new HQ location

Joining the unicorn club: Herndon cybersecurity firm Expel reached coveted unicorn status after raising $140.3 million in late-stage funding. With its valuation of now more than $1 billion, Expel is […]


Commercial building projects win NAIOP and Fairfax County design awards

Projects around Fairfax County received 10 honors at the Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Awards handed out earlier this month. The awards are an opportunity to celebrate significant contributions to […]


Gift guide showcases Made in Fairfax network of local artisans and their creations

The holiday shopping season is here, starting with Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. Supporting our local small business community is the driving force behind the Made in Fairfax initiative. […]


Nov. 18 E-Bird newsletter: Vehicles ‘fly’ above Tysons, HawkEye 360 raises $145m, Northrop donates $12.5m to VT innovation campus

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s going to be a food truck: Commuters driving down Route 123 in Tysons on Tuesday morning might have caught an unusual sight: a […]


Visit Fairfax County’s growing number of breweries and wineries with new digital app

Home to more than a dozen craft breweries and tap rooms — and three wineries — Fairfax County offers many options for exploring the burgeoning craft beverage scene. Visit Fairfax, […]


Veteran & Military Career Fair draws more than 500 job-seekers; 18 Fairfax County-based companies rank as ‘Best for Vets’; Veterans Day events list

Fairfax County is home to nearly 80,000 veterans and their families. In celebration of Veterans Day, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) proudly thanks these individuals for their service. […]


November 4 E-Bird newsletter: Reston Next is coming online, MicroStrategy ups bitcoin strategy, Hilton going to the dogs

What’s next in Reston: Boston Properties delivered the first 285,000 square feet at its Reston Next development, to be anchored by Fannie Mae, according to its third quarter earnings report […]


October 28 E-Bird newsletter: ShiftMed raises $45M; Spire Global opens Tysons office; PAE-Amentum seal deal

Shifting into high gear: In one of the largest venture rounds for the region in recent months, Tysons-based ShiftMed, a workforce-management software startup focused on the healthcare sector, has raised […]


Connected DMV wins $1.1M federal grant to bolster regional economic development; Arcadia Farm offers high school internships

Connected DMV, an organization that is creating initiatives to drive improvements to the social, digital and physical infrastructure across the Washington area, won a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. […]


7,000+ Northern Virginia jobs on offer for transitioning service members, veterans and military spouses at virtual and in-person career fair on November 4

One week before Veteran’s Day, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) is partnering with the Virginia Employment Commission, the Fairfax County Department of Family Services and the Fairfax County […]