ACG National Capital Announces Corporate Growth Awards Finalists

April 26, 2016, No comments

Each year, the National Capital Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth sponsors their Corporate Growth Awards, which recognize the most successful accomplishments of the DC metro region’s corporate growth executives, investors, dealmakers and transaction teams. <CLICK HERE FOR THE 2015 CORPORATE GROWTH AWARD WINNERS> Late last week, individual and company award finalists were sele ...


Building an Entertainment Empire – Kenneth Feld of Feld Entertainment at the Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference

April 21, 2016, No comments

This year’s Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference descended on Tysons Corner, Virginia on March 31, and – with it – came the region’s leading business minds, growth professionals and corporate executives. Much like previous years, these individuals came together for the purpose of sharing corporate growth best practices, networking and identifying new and exciting ways for them to grow their busi ...


When to Consider Using an Acquisition as a Growth Strategy

April 14, 2016, 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.  You want to grow your business, right? Well how are you going to do that? You could do it the old fashioned way by gradual, incremental expansion; but there’s an alternative that ...


Scene at the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference

April 5, 2016, No comments

Last Thursday, the National Capital region’s business leaders, deal makers and growth professionals converged in Tysons Corner for the annual Mid-Atlantic Growth Conference and DealSource. This annual event, hosted by the National Capital Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, provides an ideal environment for local businesses and corporate growth executives to come together, network, ...


DC companies powering a green revolution – an interview with Jim Murphy of Greensmith Energy

March 30, 2016, No comments

Energy is a hot topic today for many reasons. America has been looking to move towards more sustainable energy alternatives as a way to ween the nation off of foreign-produced oil and other fossil fuels. Simultaneously, global climate change and the green movement have driven many companies and individuals to look for more environmentally-friendly sources of energy – such as wind and solar – t ...


Building the “Shazam for homes” in the National Capital region – an interview with Steve Barnes of Homesnap

March 29, 2016, No comments

A recent Chevy commercial wonderfully illustrated our attachment to our mobile devices and smartphones when a company spokesperson collected and subsequently ran a focus group’s collective devices through a wood chipper. Although the intention was to show how important connectivity is in our everyday life – and the real phones were undamaged in the process of filming the segment – it ...


Keeping your employees from “Goin’ Phishing” – an interview with Jim Hansen of PhishMe

March 24, 2016, No comments

Earlier this week, the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) released its Phishing Activity Trends Report for Q4 of 2015, which, “analyzes phishing attacks reported to the APWG by its member companies, its Global Research Partners, through the organization’s website and by e-mail submissions.” The purpose of this report is to get an understanding of how phishing attacks are evolving, spreading ...


Government’s big data needs helping KEYW overcome difficult transition

March 22, 2016, No comments

The intelligence and defense communities are tasked with the unenviable job of aggregating, examining and sharing data and intelligence to help keep Americans safe, protect our soldiers and identify, and eliminate threats to our national security. To do this properly, the military works with private industry to establish the systems necessary to harvest mountains of information, analyze it to find ...