Virginia

  • The senators and the subway cars

    The D.C. area’s senate delegation is taking an interest in cybersecurity beneath the city’s streets.

  • House races in these states could impact federal agencies

    Many D.C.-area representatives are largely secure, according to RealClearPolitics, but the national capital region is still seeing some hotly contested races in Virginia.

  • 5 Senate races that could impact federal management

    For federal employees, these midterms could have significant consequences. Use our map to see a selection of key Senate races that could impact how federal employees do their jobs.

  • What entrepreneurs find in DC

    More proof that entrepreneurs come to Washington to start something, and to have a real impact.

  • Telecom expert predicts voice communication boom

    While telecom as an industry peaked in the late 90s, new software is ensuring that voice communication is still necessary, according to an industry expert.

    “There’s a new look to voice. Voice will be big, and it’ll be bigger,” said Jim Kenefick, CEO of Better World Telecom.

    “Applications, and all these software programs have voice embedded in them,” said Kenefick. Apps such as FaceTime, Facebook Messenger, Skype and Discord have effectively replaced traditional phone conversation.

  • Selling Virginia’s wine around the world

    After growing and selling a successful tech company, Chris Parker founded New Horizon Wines by turning his passion into an international business.

    “I’ve always had a keen interest in wine. Not just drinking it, but the whole art and science of it. In my twenties, I set up a company in the U.K. to introduce wines from lesser-known regions,” said Parker. His love of wine opened up a world of flavors from different regions.

  • Wize Solutions “outsourcing” urban jobs to rural Virginia

    One area company is working hard to bring more jobs back into the greater Washington region.

    There are ample jobs in Virginia, but access to them is low since they’re centralized in specific areas, so they’re not being filled, says Wize Solutions founder Dario Marquez.

  • DC could be personalized medicine global capital: Inova CEO

    Todd Stottlemyer, CEO of the Inova Center for Personalized Health, said the greater Washington region has everything it takes for this field to flourish here.

  • Vinetta Project drives investment toward female-owned companies

    Research shows female-run startups are more profitable than male-run startups, yet many investors are reluctant to fund them. The Vinetta Project is changing that.

  • Swing states, tax code and the fiscal cliff

    On this week’s Bloomberg Government Capital Impact show, analysts will examine the challenges facing the swing state of Virginia. Plus, what does Arizona Senator John McCain think about the U.S. tax code and other financial issues. October 11, 2012