E-Bird Newsletter

E-Bird Newsletter
2022-09-15

Sept. 15, 2022 E-news: Amazon commits $2M to Fairfax County affordable housing project; Herndon-based vertical farm hosts ribbon-cutting event + Weekly Business News Digest

Amazon commits additional $163M for affordable housing in the region Amazon.com is awarding more than $163 million in loans and grants to 12 developers working on 11 affordable housing projects […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2022-08-25

August 25 E-Bird Newsletter: Fairfax County Mother/Son Duo Launches Activewear Brand + Weekly Business News Digest

Double take on activewear market: Victor Wear, an activewear brand, was recently launched by Lorton’s Tiffany Hamilton with her son Isaiah. The business, which sells tees and hoodies featuring a […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2022-08-18

August 18 E-Bird Newsletter: 113 Fairfax County companies make Inc. 5000 list

This year, 113 Fairfax County-based companies, along with 72 companies located in additional Northern Virginia Economic Development Alliance jurisdictions, made the Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s 5,000 fastest-growing privately […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2022-08-11

August 11 E-Bird Newsletter: SCOUT space company founder to appear as guest speaker on Entrepreneurship 101 webinar

Are you interested in finding out about SCOUT, the Fairfax County-based company that Eric Ingram founded in 2019 with the mission to enable a new era of space safety and […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2022-08-04

August 4 E-Bird Newsletter: Hilton Expands Global Headquarters in Fairfax County Creating 350 New Jobs + Weekly Business News Digest

Hilton Expands Global Headquarters in Fairfax County Creating 350 New Jobs Over Next 5 Years Earlier today, Governor Glenn Youngkin announced that Hilton (NYSE: HLT), the leading global hospitality company, […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2022-07-28

July 28 E-Bird Newsletter: HawkEye 360 opens satellite manufacturing facility in Herndon + Weekly Business News Digest

On Friday, July 22, 2022, Fairfax County-based HawkEye 360, a commercial provider of space-based radio frequency (RF) data and analytics, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2022-07-21

July 21 E-Bird Newsletter: NoVa: next Silicon Valley? + Weekly Business News Digest

Silicon Valley 2.0? Is the DMV region becoming the next Silicon Valley? Dice senior editor Nick Kolakowski examines this question in a Dice article, referring to a new study by management-software […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2022-07-14

July 14 E-Bird Newsletter: Northrop Grumman-built James Webb telescope releases space images + Weekly Business News Digest

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, built in partnership with Falls Church area-based Northrop Grumman, revealed the first images, providing never-before-seen glimpses into the origins of our universe, and ushering in […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2022-07-07

July 7 E-Bird Newsletter: Blue Origin Landing in Reston + Weekly Business News Digest

Blue Origin landing in Reston: West Coast-based Blue Origin, a commercial space launch company, recently signed a lease for new office space in Reston, expanding its footprint in the Greater […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2022-06-30

June 30 E-Bird newsletter: StarKist, Feed the Children, Cornerstones team up to provide food donations + Weekly Business News Digest

StarKist, Feed the Children, Cornerstones team up to provide food to families Just two months after moving its headquarters from Pittsburgh to Reston, StarKist partnered with Feed the Children and […]