Sequestration 2013: Montgomery, Fairfax counties likely to take big blow

While President Barack Obama and leaders in Congress look for solutions as time ticks down toward the sequester, the impact of these harsh budget cuts are already being felt in the D.C. area.  No more strongly may an area be impacted, though, than Montgomery and Fairfax counties. Read more…

Federal Cuts Could Affect Tech Support Industry

Small federal contractors in Virginia are bracing for the impact of sequestration, and those that provide tech support to federal agencies worry that they could be the first budget item on the chopping block. Staci Redmon is the president and CEO of Strategy and Management Services, or SAMS, headquartered in Springfield, Va. The company provides… Read more »

Incubation: The engine behind Fairfax start-ups

In business, incubation helps fledgling start-ups launched prematurely to land on their feet.  The concept of business incubation started more than three decades ago with entrepreneurs who sought help covering overhead costs. During those times, when the cost of technology was high, business owners would pool together to share the cost burden of fax machines, printers,… Read more »