The emergence of ransomware and phishing, and the need for an agile response

February 16, 2017, 1 Comment

In our last article on Corporate Growth, Capital Style, we featured part one of a two-part interview with Natasha Barnes, a Technology Risk Services Manager at Aronson LLC, and Andres Franzetti, Chief Strategy Officer and Founding Member at Risk Cooperative. During our discussion, we talked about a new 360° Cyber Risk Survey being conducted by Aronson, Risk Cooperative and Ridge Global. We also d ...


Why cybersecurity and cyberattacks are now an issue for the CEO

February 14, 2017, 3 Comments

Cyberattacks are becoming increasingly common and their impact on enterprises can be substantial and severe. When a company is breached, there can be significant financial repercussions, as well as negative ramifications on their brand and the loyalty of their customers. Despite the problems that a cyber breach can create, some companies may not be preparing as aggressively as they should be to id ...


Two Mistakes to Avoid When Negotiating a Deal

February 8, 2017, No comments

This article was contributed by Aaron Ghais, a deal lawyer at Shulman Rogers that has helped his clients buy, sell, and finance businesses, and has closed over 350 deals worth over $2.5 billion in the past 20 years. I’ve been helping clients buy and sell businesses for over two decades now and have been involved in hundreds of negotiations. If you asked me to name, off the top of my head, two ...


How to attract an experienced CEO – multi-time CEOs share what they look for in prospective companies

January 26, 2017, No comments

“[Coming] to Inova [gave me] the privilege to work with a phenomenal group of men and women that are on the cutting edge of how we better predict and prevent disease and target patient therapies based on who they are as an individual. The intersection of technology and healthcare to that purpose was really important, and that’s why I do what I do.” – Todd Stottlemyer, CEO of the In ...


Video – Tiffany Hosey discusses how Big Data can transform construction

January 6, 2017, No comments

A rapidly expanding ecosystem of wearables, mobile devices, sensors and other network-connected devices – coupled with the movement towards digitizing all information – has created an environment where enterprises across all industries and markets have mountains of data at their disposal. This phenomenon has been coined, Big Data, and it creates an interesting set of opportunities and chal ...


Analyzing the trends driving government contracting growth – a Q&A with Aronson Capital Partners

December 20, 2016, No comments

Although the national capital region is home to businesses in a broad range of industries, it’s most well known for its ecosystem of defense, aerospace and government contracting companies. These enterprises work closely with federal agencies and the branches of the military to help them accomplish their missions and effectively serve their constituents – regardless of whether that involves he ...


D.C. Tech Showcase Spotlights Emerging Technology – ACG National Capital/MITRE Alliance Fuels Innovation Discussion

December 8, 2016, No comments

  This article originally appeared in ACG’s Middle Market Growth magazine and was written by editor-in-chief, Deborah L. Cohen. To read the original article in its entirety, click HERE. Matching emerging technologies with investors that can bring them to market remains vital amid growing threats to national security such as cyber warfare. That was the overriding message at the Washingt ...


The west coast hasn’t cornered the market on innovation – a Q&A with Rick Gordon of MACH37

November 30, 2016, No comments

Rick Gordon, the Managing Partner at the country’s premier cybersecurity accelerator, MACH37, will be joining a host of other technology influencers, experts and executives from the National Capital region’s innovative technology companies this Friday at the Washington Technology Showcase. This event, which will be held at the MITRE offices in McLean, VA, has been themed, “Building the I ...