E-Bird Newsletter

E-Bird Newsletter
2022-01-06

January 6 E-Bird newsletter: Virginia named best business climate — again; Northrop-built Webb telescope is ready for out-of-this-world discoveries

We’re number 1: Business Facilities magazine named Virginia first in the nation for its overall business climate. The national publication for corporate site selectors and economic development professionals said Virginia […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2022-01-04

January events: Entrepreneurship 101, Cyber/Cloud Virtual Career Fair and more

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 next Tuesday, January 11. Held […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2021-12-28

2021 highlights: Guidehouse, StarKist, Qualtrics announce growth in Fairfax County; career fairs pair thousands of job-seekers with NOVA companies

With 2021 drawing to a close, here’s a look at some of the biggest news and events of the year from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA). The FCEDA […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2021-12-23

Dec. 23 E-Bird newsletter: ID.me and Healp win awards, D.C. area lures talent, office leasing continues despite pandemic

Technically touted: Two Fairfax County-based companies are 2021 Technical.ly Award winners: Fairfax-based Healp won the “Invention of the Year” award and Tysons-based ID.me won the “Growth Company of the Year” […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2021-12-21

ICF facilitates Fairfax County climate change initiative

Editor’s note: The following is adapted from a case study posted by ICF, a Fairfax-based global consulting and technology services provider. The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority thanks ICF for […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2021-12-16

Dec. 16 E-Bird newsletter: Cvent debuts on Nasdaq, Custom Ink back in growth mode, SAIC ups talent pitch

Another opening bell: Tysons-based event management company Cvent has once again become a public traded company. The firm began trading on Nasdaq on Dec. 9 following the close of a merger […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2021-12-14

‘A great location to access talent and technology’: Q&A with SICPA North America leader Greg Dunn

Springfield is the headquarters of the North American subsidiary of SICPA (Société Industrielle et Commerciale de Produits Alimentaires). Lausanne, Switzerland-based SICPA is a leading global provider of secured authentication, identification […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2021-12-09

Dec. 9 E-Bird newsletter: Qualtrics expanding and creating 400 new jobs, Fortune spotlights FCEDA’s Hoskins, FCEDA hosts health/care job fair

Qualtrics chooses Fairfax County: Gov. Ralph Northam announced this afternoon that Qualtrics, an experience management software company, will invest $15.9 million to expand in Fairfax County. The company will move […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2021-12-07

Why Fairfax County is the ‘perfect’ HQ location for Chenega MIOS: interview with President John Campagna

Operating out of its headquarters in the Lorton area of southern Fairfax County, Chenega Corporation’s Military, Intelligence, and Operations Support (MIOS) Strategic Business Unit (SBU) provides standard business services and contracts […]

E-Bird Newsletter
2021-12-02

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 […]