Why Cutting-Edge Startups Are Flocking to Arlington, Virginia

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Entrepreneurs in the Washington, D.C. metro area are out to prove that their county is ideal for more than just government stalwarts

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Texas-Arlington overtakes Appalachian State 83-67

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AP) — Kevin Hervey scored 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Texas-Arlington past Appalachian State for an 83-67 win Saturday BOONE, N.C. (AP)

Hervey leads Texas-Arlington past Appalachian State, 84-69

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kevin Hervey picked up his 15th career double-double and Texas-Arlington earned its 11th straight victory with an 84-69 win over Appalachian State in a Sun Belt Conference contest Monday night

Texas-Arlington defeats Appalachian State 81-68

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Lonnie McClanahan scored 21 points and Greg Gainey 19 to lead Texas-Arlington over Appalachian State 81-68 on Thursday night

NC bishop to lead Catholic Diocese of Arlington, Virginia

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Parqer Brings Cashless Valet to Austin

Austin Startup

Founded by a University of Texas alum, Parqer launched in Dallas in May and has quickly expanded across the city and to locations in Arlington, Houston, and now - Austin. A new, better way to pay, Parqer is an exciting new app enabling consumers to pay their valet through their mobile app.

Oracle's Acquisitions and Why it Will Be a Good Year for Vertical SaaS Startups

Inc Startups

OPower is an Arlington Virginia Originally published by Tomasz Tunguz on LinkedIn: A Key Moment In Time For Vertical SaaS StartupsIn the past week, Oracle acquired two vertical SaaS companies.

Austin-based Favor Expands in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area

SiliconHills

Austin-based Favor, the on demand mobile delivery service, announced Wednesday that it has expanded to three more Texas cities: Arlington, Frisco and McKinney. Favor is also making every restaurant and store in the cities available for on-demand delivery with an average delivery time of 35 minutes. Favor is now available in 18 cities in the […] The post Austin-based Favor Expands in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

4 Reasons To Consider A New Domain Name For Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

Rob obtained a bachelors in accounting from the University of Texas Arlington. By Robert Bruce, founder of www.homes.forsale. I remember back in 1994 when a friend asked if I’d like to buy a domain name. I had no idea what that meant, so I turned it down. It turned out to be a big mistake.

How a Small Business Can Compete With the Big Guys at SEO

Up and Running

If you are a local business, you’ve got a better chance of standing out for “credit card processing Arlington Heights” than “credit card processing Chicago.” You’re running a small business.

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Meet the Man Behind Five Guys

Inc Startups

We opened in Arlington, Virginia--I was a financial planner at the time--and focused on making the best burger possible. Jerry Murrell, the founder of Five Guys says it has to be about quality of food. My mom said to me, "If you don''t study, you''ll be flipping burgers."

The Real Don Draper Invented Brainstorming. But He Did It Wrong.

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Paulus, psychologist at the University of Texas at Arlington, adds more damning evidence. Your team in a room with a whiteboard? As it turns out, that tried-and-true brainstorming method produces the lowest-quality ideas and wastes the most time. Here''s a better way.

Young Businesses, Not Small Businesses, Create Jobs

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It''s the new guys, not necessarily the small guys, that generate growth," Faberman said Monday at the National Association for Business Economics policy conference in Arlington, Va.,

This Cafe Is Donating 100% of Its Monday Sales to #StandWithCharleston

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The Kickstand Cafe in Arlington, Mass., wanted to give a big donation to the Southern Poverty Law Center, so it offered up all of its sales for a single day

3 New Takes on the Business Center

Inc Startups

The rooms, currently in the chain's Arlington Gateway, Grand Munich, and Boston Waterfront hotels, feature videoconference equipment, flat screens, printers, Wi-Fi, floor-to-ceiling whiteboards, and office supplies. Forget the old-school business center.

Join a conference simulcast near you

Startup Lessons Learned

One of the most important things we do with The Lean Startup Conference is make a livestream of the plenary talks available for free to groups around the world, supporting entrepreneurship communities everywhere. The number of hosts has grown annually, and this year, we have 200+ groups joining us on Monday, December 3. They represent more than 10,000 people total. If you're not attending the conference in person, consider meeting up with one of these groups to watch.

Perfect Panthers 11-0, Romo hurt again in 33-14 Dallas loss

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — While Cam Newton was doing the twist for the undefeated Panthers, Tony Romo and the Cowboys were in no mood to dance

Panthers pass rusher Johnson active, starting vs Cowboys

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Carolina defensive end Charles Johnson is active and starting against Dallas on Thanksgiving after missing seven games with a hamstring injury

How can the entrepreneurial community help returning veterans?

Escape From Cubicle Nation

My colleague Michele Woodward recently taught a career workshop to 150 female military officers at the Arlington Cemetery’s Women in Military Service Memorial.

Spike back to minors after filling in as Rangers 3B coach

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Spike Owen is returning to the minor leagues as a manager in the Texas Rangers' organization after filling in as the interim third base coach for the AL West champions while Tony Beasley went through cancer

Why Do Military Veterans Make Such Great Entrepreneurs?

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Kopser recalled sitting on his back porch in Arlington, Va., Meet the veterans who bring their unusual discipline, perspective, and problem-solving skill to the world of game-changing start-ups. I first met Joseph Kopser six years ago in Mosul, Iraq.

No, You Can't Deduct That: 11 Tax Deductions That Can Get You in Trouble

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We''ve also included some commentary from Jody Padar, CEO and principal of Arlington Heights, Illinois-based New Visions CPA Group, on the circumstances under which these deductions just might be allowed. There''s a fine line between saving money and triggering an audit.

Rivera sees surging Cowboys facing his unbeaten Panthers

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Carolina coach Ron Rivera sees a Dallas team on the verge of a run with Tony Romo back and trying to keep the Cowboys in the playoff picture

The Curse of Overconfidence

Inc Startups

A recent study by researchers at University of Missouri, Georgia Tech University, and the University of Texas-Arlington suggests that overconfident CEOs make riskier choices and can put their access to capital in danger. A little bit of self-assuredness goes a long way.

Bryan to perform on Thanksgiving, Salvation Army kickoff

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Country star Luke Bryan will perform at halftime as the Dallas Cowboys host Carolina on Thanksgiving Day to kick off The Salvation Army's annual Red Kettle Campaign

10 Cities to Scout for STEM Grads

Inc Startups

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Despite being located in the political and governmental center of the US, the Washington - Arlington - Alexandria metro area is not just home to politicians and lobbyists. In the market for a smart engineer?

2012 Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index | 2012 Launch Event

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One at the Heritage Foundation on 5 January 2011 and another, more casual event and discussion at George Mason University’s Founders Hall in Arlington VA on 6th January 2012. I am fortunate that Dr. Zoltan J. Acs is my dissertation chair as he is a world leading scholar and a great mentor. One of his major projects, The Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index is just about to release its 2012 results. Which country is the most entrepreneurial country in the world?

Report: Immigrants Launch 46% of Top Start-ups

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The report, Immigrant Founders and Key Personnel in America’s 50 Top Venture-Funded Companies, was released by the National Foundation for American Policy (NFAP), a non-profit research group based in Arlington, Virginia.

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9 Things to Know About Influencing Purchasing Decisions

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says Dan McGinn, president of a research and strategy consultancy in Arlington. If you want to get people to buy your stuff, you need to understand how people make purchasing decisions. Product quality and seller reputation matter , goes without saying.

Find A Way To Love Your Clients, Or Learn To Let Them Go

YoungUpstarts

He is co-founder and SVP, CCO of Laughlin Marinaccio & Owens in Arlington, VA, which is now the largest shop in the Washington area with over $100 million in billings.

Abe's Market Puts Its Money Where Your Mouth Is

Inc Startups

The fund''s first investment is in the Arlington, Massachusetts, popcorn maker, Quinn Popcorn , which has been a longtime seller on Abe''s site. Attention, organic and natural products companies: there''s a new investment fund in town--and it has $10 million to spend.

SBA Plays Small Business Matchmaker

Inc Startups

The first matchmaking event will take place at the Arlington Convention Center in Dallas on June 18, the second and third at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C.

CEOs: Why You Should Quit While You're Ahead

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Kanuri, and Michelle Andrews at the University of Texas, Arlington, found that the optimal CEO tenure is 4.8 Turns out, you can overstay your welcome as CEO--and harm your company in the process. Find out the ideal CEO tenure length, according to a recent study.

Boffo Groupon IPO would be so divine for Chicago's tech startups

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in Arlington, Va. that also topped that figure, such as U.S. Robotics, Feedburner and SurePayroll. Digital-mapping company Navteq. says Mark Heesen, president of the National Venture Capital Assn. A boffo stock. the only play in town. But convincing venture capitalists that Chicago is more than just a

DC Lean Startup Circle Event with 500 Startups

Campus Entrepreneurship

Gaining Customer Traction Fast: Tips from a Silicon Valley Vet – DC Lean Startup Circle (Arlington, VA) – Meetup. I am heading out to my first DC Lean Startup Circle event. It features Paul Singh , a principal at 500 Startups. Its interesting to note that the event is sold out (100 seats). I am looking forward to learning more about 500 Startups, how people use lean startup methods, and what kind of people make it out to this type of event.

16 Cool Coworking Spaces

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It is footsteps away from the Boston Public Garden and Arlington T station. They're affordable, full of start-up geeks like you, and way cooler than any office you could afford. Ready to get out of the basement and into a real office?

I'm the Boss. Stop Asking to Speak to My Husband

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She and her husband, Hannes Luth, founded Wunderbar Media, an Arlington, Virginia-based consulting firm that provides marketing strategies and media training. In equal partnerships, why are men still assumed to be the boss?

Giving Vets--Both Living And Fallen--The Respect They Deserve

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When it comes to military cemeteries, all people think about is Arlington National. Kevin Knight keeps military cemeteries in fighting shape. Kevin Knight imagined a future in the U.S.