MEC Leesburg gains seven new members

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Since August, the MEC-Leesburg team has onboarded NiyamIT, Integrity Technology Group, Fullerton & Knowles, ManMade Creative, SDS Advisors, QRS LLC, and Colvin Run Networks. MEC-Leesburg Regional Director, Susan Henson, said, “MEC-Leesburg continues to see strong interest in our programs due in large part to the success we have in grooming and graduating companies.” Between January […]

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BRCI and Catalyst Operations & Analytics receive HUBZone certification

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MEC-Leesburg members BRC International Corp and Catalyst Operations & Analytics LLC have received their HUBZone certification. The Small Business Administration manages the HUBZone program, a certification with both office geographic location and employee profile requirements. Once certified, companies are able to gain access to a specific set of Contracting set-asides. Krag Reinertson, Principal at BRC […]

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Northrop Grumman speaker talks at MEC-Leesburg

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The MEC in Loudoun conducts Contractor Chat events in partnership with the Town of Leesburg Economic Development. The meetup provides insights into federal contracting, and it allows companies to connect with potential teaming partners in an interactive, educational format. October’s session featured Carla Undurraga, Sector Manager for Global Supplier Diversity Programs and Small Business Liaison […]

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Makpar graduates with HUBZone designation and higher sales

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After three years, Makpar Corp graduated from the MEC-Leesburg business incubator with their HUBZone designation, sales that went from $400,000 in 2015 to $4+ million for 2018, and a staff that grew from two to 48 employees.  According to Seema Khan, CEO of Makpar Corp.  “The opportunity to network and learn from other company executives […]

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Lynker Technologies on 75 Fastest Growing Companies list

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Lynker Technologies, MEC-Leesburg member, was recently named to Washington Business Journal’s 75 Fastest Growing Companies list. The Journal surveyed over 2000 local companies to put together a list of 75 who experienced the most revenue growth in a three-year period. Selected companies will be recognized at their Fastest Growing Companies awards reception on November 1. Click here for more!    

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Gi4 Wins Subcontract Through TISTA

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MEC Leesburg member Gi4 has been awarded a subcontract through prime contractor TISTA in support of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). TISTA received a $163 million Financial Services Project Management Support Services contract and selected Gi4 as a subcontractor. Gi4 will support the VA Financial Service Center in fraud, waste, and abuse prevention; financial […]

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Four MEC-Leesburg Companies Named to Inc. 5000 List

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Each year Inc. magazine recognizes 5000 of the fastest growing companies in America. This year 31 Loudoun-based businesses were recognized, including three MEC-Leesburg alumni (B3 Group, The Building People, and DH Technologies) and one current MEC-Leesburg member (Lynker Technologies). MEC-Leesburg Regional Director Susan Henson said, “The number of businesses from Loudoun recognized by Inc. magazine is truly […]

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MEC-Leesburg welcomes four new incubator members

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With specialties ranging from behind-the-wheel-drivers instruction to federal-risk-management consulting, four new members of driver — Realized Intelligent Solutions Corp, Baseline, LLC, J L Fristad, PLLC, and Winding Road Driving Academy — are joining a diverse entrepreneurial community.

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Loudoun Conference Helps Grow Business

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Put on by the SBDC at MEC-Leesburg with assistance from local partners, the second annual Loudoun Small Business Week conference helped over 150 attendees learn how to grow their businesses. With 12 breakout sessions on topics ranging from chat bots and automation to business financing, there was no shortage of educational opportunities. Keynote speaker Eric […]

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Leesburg HUBZone doubles in size

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MEC-Leesburg members involved in government contracting received the good news that the Leesburg HUBZone will double in size, leading to new jobs for Leesburg residents and expanding the employee pool for HUBZone companies. HUBZone, a program from the Small Business Administration, gives preferential treatment to businesses who locate in areas of economic disadvantage and who […]

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