Harmonia CEO Pallabi Saboo to spotlight Fairfax County EDA January 11 Entrepreneurship 101 workshop

Aspiring entrepreneurs can get start-up tips from Pallabi Saboo, CEO of Tysons-based Harmonia Holdings Group during the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority’s next Entrepreneurship 101 virtual workshop on Tuesday, January 11.

Held every other month, Entrepreneurship 101, or “E-101,” is a virtual workshop that features a panel of small business experts on many aspects of starting a business here: Cindy Butler, Women’s Business Center of Northern Virginia, Community Business Partnership; Meagan Kiefer, Fairfax County Department of Economic Initiatives; Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; and Nirav “Nick” Rajpara, U.S. Small Business Administration-Washington, D.C., District Office.

Participants receive step-by-step information that covers registering a business, permitting requirements, business feasibility and business plan basics, business certifications, financing options and government resources.

In addition, the workshop features an “Entrepreneur Spotlight,” with a guest speaker who will discuss their entrepreneurial journey and share tips for business success.

Saboo, the guest for this session, is CEO of Tysons-based Harmonia Holdings Group, rapidly growing, award-winning, woman-owned company delivering cutting edge innovative technology solutions to federal agencies and commercial clients. Saboo co-founded Harmonia in 2006 and since then has grown it aggressively as it seeks to develop specialized technology-enabled services. She is an entrepreneur with a unique understanding of technology as well as business/strategic issues, and has an extensive track record of building/operating successful technology-related companies.

Saboo also is the newest member of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority Commission.

Click here to register for the January 11 E-101 workshop. All participants who attend the entire webinar will receive a virtual “notebook” of business resource information. Networking opportunities will be provided during the event.

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority has presented the sessions since 2003 and proudly kicks them off 2022 in partnership with the Fairfax County-based Community Business Partnership, the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity and the U.S. Small Business Administration.

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority promotes Fairfax County as one of the world’s best locations for business and talent. The FCEDA offers site location and business development assistance, and connections with county and state government agencies, to help companies locate and expand in Fairfax County. The FCEDA created the Work in Northern Virginia talent initiative to build the workforce that businesses need to thrive here. In addition to its headquarters in Tysons, Fairfax County’s largest business district, the FCEDA maintains business investment offices in six important global business centers: Bangalore/Mumbai, Berlin, London, Los Angeles, Seoul and Tel Aviv. Follow the FCEDA on FacebookLinkedInTwitter and YouTube. Follow Work in Northern Virginia on Instagram and LinkedIn.

The FCEDA is a member of the Northern Virginia Economic Development Alliance, which promotes and markets Northern Virginia outside the region and conducts activities and events to build the regional business community. Other members of NOVA EDA are the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership, Arlington County, City of Fairfax, City of Falls Church, Fauquier County, Loudoun County, City of Manassas, City of Manassas Park and the Prince William County Department of Economic Development.

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