From Afghanistan to Louisiana, Global Guardian gets clients out of harm’s way

As U.S. troops began to withdraw from Afghanistan, Tysons-based Global Guardian reached out to its clients there to offer evacuation assistance. On August 5, 10 days before the Afghan government collapsed, the […]


Fairfax County E-Bird newsletter for September 9, 2021: Entrepreneurship workshop, Guidehouse-Dovel deal, Virginia supply chain help

Join us Tuesday: The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority is presenting its ever-popular “Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business in Fairfax County” workshop Tuesday morning. This virtual session’s Entrepreneurial Spotlight will […]


Cloud technology and a ‘showpiece’ HQ: Q&A with SpinSys product manager Lou Ferrucci

Founded in 1998, SpinSys provides cloud-based products and consulting services. Based in the Falls Church area of Fairfax County, SpinSys’ “showpiece” headquarters in Fairview Park boasts an open floor plan with […]


Fairfax County E-Bird newsletter for September 2, 2021: Victor Hoskins on Virginia 500 power list, Leidos expanding, ID.me on a hiring spree

Power 500: In its second annual list, Victor Hoskins, president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, was again named to Virginia Business magazine’s Virginia 500: The 2021 […]


Ono Brewery owners get spotlight at Sept. 14 entrepreneurship workshop

Aspiring entrepreneurs can get start-up tips from Scott and Cyndi Hoffman, the founders/owners of Ono Brewing Company in Chantilly, during Fairfax County Economic Development Authority’s next  Entrepreneurship 101 virtual workshop  on […]


Fairfax County E-Bird newsletter for August 26, 2021

Intel center at Belvoir: The Army is weighing a massive expansion of development on the north portion of Fort Belvoir, including a possible new Intelligence Community campus to be constructed […]


How a chance remark led PenFed to choose a Fairfax County headquarters

James Schenck, president and CEO of the PenFed Credit Union, said he cast a wide net when deciding where to locate the credit union’s headquarters. An off-handed comment made during […]


128 Fairfax County-based firms – and 85 more in Northern Virginia – make 2021 Inc. 5000 list

Fairfax County is home to 128 firms that made the just-released annual Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies, with five firms placing in the top 500. An additional 85 […]


Fairfax County E-Bird newsletter for August 17, 2021: mixed-use West Falls Church plans, Amazon invests, EdgeConneX expands again

Next stop… redevelopment: The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority signed an agreement to redevelop the West Falls Church Metro Station site as a more than 1 million-square-foot mixed-use development. Construction […]


Entrepreneur.com podcasts spotlight 5 Fairfax County company founders/innovators

As a hub for innovative startups, Fairfax County is the base of operations for numerous groundbreaking firms in a wide range of industry sectors. There are no better examples of […]