BizLaunch, Arlington's Small Business Assistance Network

BizLaunch, Arlington's Small Business Assistance Network We are here to help meet your entrepreneurial needs: educational programs, counseling, market research and more!
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BizLaunch is an Arlington County Government program spearheaded by Arlington Economic Development. BizLaunch is Arlington’s entrepreneurial network, and your one-stop-shop for everything you to need to know about starting or growing a business in the Washington metropolitan area. BizLaunch partners with a wide variety of small business organizations to provide you with information on writing a business plan, taxes, permits, licensing, marketing, financing and just about anything else you’ll need to know to start or grow your business in Arlington. In addition, BizLaunch offers information, counseling, and research opportunities, all free of charge.

Mission: We heart entrepreneurs and love to help them through their launch, growth and business development.

NEW. #BREAKING At BizLaunch we are pleased to announce the Small Business Emergency GRANT Program.  If you or a business...
04/16/2020
Arlington County Announces Small Business Emergency GRANT Program - Newsroom

NEW. #BREAKING
At BizLaunch we are pleased to announce the Small Business Emergency GRANT Program. If you or a business you know has been adversely affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic - please encourage them to apply. Applications will be open in early May.
https://newsroom.arlingtonva.us/release/arlington-county-announces-small-business-emergency-grant-program/

The program will bridge the gap to provide near-term relief for businesses, some of whom have experienced delays or limitations with relief initiatives.

Fairfax County Government has announced a Small Business Recovery MicroLoan Fund. Applications started on April 28.
04/15/2020
Fairfax County Announces Small Business Recovery MicroLoan Fund - Fairfax County Emergency Information

Fairfax County Government has announced a Small Business Recovery MicroLoan Fund. Applications started on April 28.

Posted at 4:45 p.m. Today the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors unveiled a $2.5 million fund to support small business recovery through microloans and counseling. The Fairfax County Small Business COVID-19 Recovery Fund will provide eligible businesses up to $20,000 at 0% interest that can be used...

💗🌸💕 #BizStrongArlVa
04/12/2020
Arlington Magazine

💗🌸💕 #BizStrongArlVa

We may be in quarantine, but the birthdays, anniversaries and graduations are still coming. And you've worn a hole in your running shoes. Local retailers to the rescue! covet 2Covet The Urban Farmhouse Stylish Patina Trade Roots, a Fair Trade Gift Store, Coffee, & Wine Bar Lemoncello Boutique Pacers Running Dogma Bakery Scout & Molly's Two the Moon Company Flowers Le Village Marche - Shirlington Village The Preppy Pink Pony Casual Adventure The Toy Nest Super Bit Video Games One More Page Books & More Bards Alley Bookshop #BizStrongArlVa

04/10/2020
PSA #BizStrongArlVA

A very early Public Service Announcement from BizLaunch Director Tara Palacios Let’s get the #BizStrongArlVA rolling? Whose your fave #ArlingtonVA business?? Let’s start tagging!!

04/09/2020
Casual Adventure

Check out this #BizStrongArlVA business!!! 🙃

You don’t need to be in the #olympics @lolojones , a #superhero @tomholland2013 , or a #nightcrawler @jakegyllenhaal to complete the #handstand #challenge . Just a #averagejoe with a #dadbod . #40andfabulous #supportsmallbusiness #supportlocal #arlingtonva

Economic Impact Payments: What you need to know.Stay informed.Link: www.irs.gov/coronavirus#COVIDreliefIRS
04/08/2020

Economic Impact Payments: What you need to know.
Stay informed.
Link: www.irs.gov/coronavirus
#COVIDreliefIRS

#BREAKING Updated Business Resource Page #businesstools #arlingtonva #businesshelp #smallbusinesssupport #businessresour...
03/30/2020

#BREAKING Updated Business Resource Page
#businesstools #arlingtonva #businesshelp #smallbusinesssupport #businessresources #cares .

Latest info on CARES Act and links which explain new business tools available to you: bit.ly/LatestBizResources

#Breaking: New grant opportunity announced with Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and Verizon to support #sma...
03/27/2020
Verizon Small Business Recovery Fund | Local Initiatives Support Corporation

#Breaking: New grant opportunity announced with Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and Verizon to support #smallbusinesses. Visit the link for more information and to sign up for updates.

LISC is the largest organization in the country supporting projects that revitalize struggling communities.

BREAKING: New grant opportunity announced to help small businesses in Arlington and Alexandria retain employees. See if ...
03/23/2020
Emergency Layoff Aversion Assistance Program - Regional Workforce Council

BREAKING: New grant opportunity announced to help small businesses in Arlington and Alexandria retain employees. See if your business qualifies.

The Governor is authorizing $87,619.00 of funding to the Alexandria/Arlington Regional Workforce Council, through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, for employers eligible to remain open during the COVID-19 emergency. Period of performance is from March 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020. The ove...

U.S. Small Business Administration Implements automatic deferment on existing SBA Disaster Loans. Many #smallbusinesses ...
03/23/2020
Carranza Implements Automatic Deferment on Existing SBA Disaster Loans Through End of 2020 | The U.S. Small Business Administration | SBA.gov

U.S. Small Business Administration Implements automatic deferment on existing SBA Disaster Loans. Many #smallbusinesses in Arlington County Virginia – Government applied for these after the July 8 flood.

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza announced changes to help borrowers still paying back SBA loans from previous disasters. By making this change, deferments through December 31, 2020, will be automatic. Now, borrowers of home and business disaster...

03/23/2020
Takeout Friday

Over the weekend, many people supported their favorite small business by ordering takeout or curbside pickup to keep safe during #COVID-19? Tag your favorite small business that you ordered takeout or curbside pickup in the comments.

If you missed Creative Ways to Maintain Sales During a Pandemic, on March 19, 2020,check out the recording online:https:...
03/23/2020

If you missed Creative Ways to Maintain Sales During a Pandemic, on March 19, 2020,check out the recording online:
https://youtu.be/W7PGTzW0yik

Arlington County Treasurer will not impose penalties and interest for those affected by #COVID19 #smallbusiness H/T Arli...
03/20/2020
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Arlington County Treasurer will not impose penalties and interest for those affected by #COVID19 #smallbusiness H/T Arlington Chamber of Commerce - Virginia

Option to request extension of today's sales tax deadline for those affected by COVID-19.https://www.tax.virginia.gov/si...
03/20/2020

Option to request extension of today's sales tax deadline for those affected by COVID-19.
https://www.tax.virginia.gov/sites/default/files/inline-files/covid-19-sales-tax-bulletin.pdf

Getting ready to kick off our webinar on Creative Ways to Maintain Sales During a Pandemic. If you can't make it fear no...
03/19/2020

Getting ready to kick off our webinar on Creative Ways to Maintain Sales During a Pandemic. If you can't make it fear not, we're recording at will have it posted at www.bizlaunch.org.

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTOR?  Our partners at Schaus & Company are offering a webinar March 20th on COVID-19 and Federal Contr...
03/18/2020

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTOR? Our partners at Schaus & Company are offering a webinar March 20th on COVID-19 and Federal Contracting http://bit.ly/2vBCO5a

Creative Ways to Maintain Sales During a Pandemic!March 19, 2020 | 11:00am - 12:00pmOnline Via GoToMeetings:Free, Regist...
03/18/2020

Creative Ways to Maintain Sales During a Pandemic!
March 19, 2020 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Online Via GoToMeetings:
Free, Registration Required!
https://bit.ly/3b7ycTr

I also want to let you know about that the FTC is taking an active role in educating people about scams and frauds related to the Coronavirus. Please see our dedicated webpage: Coronavirus Scams: What the FTC is doing (www.ftc.gov/coronavirus). It’s also available in Spanish at www.ftc.gov/coronavirus/es. There you will find timely information about scams and FTC law enforcement actions, social media images you can use, and links to other resources (including the CDC, FDA, and WHO). The page is updated as needed and you can use all the information in your own communications.

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has administratively declared an economic disaster for #Alexandria, #Arlington a...
03/17/2020

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has administratively declared an economic disaster for #Alexandria, #Arlington and #Fairfax in Virginia. #SBA #Bizlaunch #Smallbusiness
Link: https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/

Creative Ways to Maintain Sales During a Pandemic!March 19, 2020 | 11:00am - 12:00pmOnline Via GoToMeetings:Free, Regist...
03/17/2020

Creative Ways to Maintain Sales During a Pandemic!
March 19, 2020 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Online Via GoToMeetings:
Free, Registration Required!
https://bit.ly/3b7ycTr

Calling all businesses in #Virginia and #ArlingtonVA Please take this survey http://bit.ly/VADiasterLoanSurvey to help t...
03/17/2020

Calling all businesses in #Virginia and #ArlingtonVA Please take this survey http://bit.ly/VADiasterLoanSurvey to help the Governor ask for Federal Disaster Relief. We appreciate your support.

The CDC recommends no large gatherings of more than 50 people at conferences, workshops and events. Please be safe as yo...
03/16/2020
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Get Your Mass Gatherings or Large Community Events Ready for Coronavirus Disease 2019

The CDC recommends no large gatherings of more than 50 people at conferences, workshops and events. Please be safe as you continue to conduct business. 

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/large-events/mass-gatherings-ready-for-covid-19.html

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Get Your Mass Gatherings or Large Community Events Ready for Coronavirus Disease 2019

For guidance and resources for #smallbusinesses on the Covid-19 virus including information on Economic Injury & Disaste...
03/13/2020
Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

For guidance and resources for #smallbusinesses on the Covid-19 virus including information on Economic Injury & Disaster Loan program visit U.S. Small Business Administration's resource page. Arlington County Virginia – Government

Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security, and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers, and themselves healthy.

BizLaunch, Arlington's Small Business Assistance Network's cover photo
03/13/2020

BizLaunch, Arlington's Small Business Assistance Network's cover photo

Helping small businesses is what we do. Check out the American Red Cross's Ready Rating program to help your business be...
03/11/2020

Helping small businesses is what we do. Check out the American Red Cross's Ready Rating program to help your business be prepared for all emergencies. For more information visit: https://www.readyrating.org/.

We are excited to Summit with some awesome women entrepreneurs.  Join us!
03/03/2020

We are excited to Summit with some awesome women entrepreneurs. Join us!

Join us at Trade Roots, a Fair Trade Gift Store, Coffee, & Wine Bar from 4 - 6 pm today when Kidd O'Shea and ABC 7 News - WJLA feature this awesome woman-owned business and promote the AWE Summit to celebrate Women's History Month! Support fair trade and this local business while enjoying coffee, tea, wine, beer, shopping and connecting with other women business owners! #WomensHistoryMonth #AWESummit2020 #ShopLocal #BuyLocal #WomenEntrepreneurs #womanownedbusiness BizLaunch, Arlington's Small Business Assistance Network

Got a big idea that needs protected? Learn how to protect your brand, big idea or your software tomorrow at 10 am. Mason...
03/02/2020

Got a big idea that needs protected? Learn how to protect your brand, big idea or your software tomorrow at 10 am.
Mason Law Clinic @BizLaunch

#ThursdayThoughts #ThursdayMotivation: Protect What you Build with Mason Law Clinic @ BizLaunch http://bit.ly/MasonLawCl...
02/27/2020

#ThursdayThoughts #ThursdayMotivation: Protect What you Build with Mason Law Clinic @ BizLaunch http://bit.ly/MasonLawClinic March 3, 2020

Such an impactful day! Thank you for the awesome partnership!
02/26/2020

Such an impactful day! Thank you for the awesome partnership!

It was pitch perfect!
Congratulations to all the people who took part in last Friday's SCORE SLC Group Holdings Pitch Day. And a huge thank you to BizLaunch, Arlington's Small Business Assistance Network which sponsored the event and to all the volunteers who made this event a success.

We want to AWE you with an awesome Summit celebrating women entrepreneurs:  http://ow.ly/w8jc50yuLFl  #ArlingtonVA #Wome...
02/25/2020

We want to AWE you with an awesome Summit celebrating women entrepreneurs: http://ow.ly/w8jc50yuLFl #ArlingtonVA #WomeninBusiness #TuesdayMotivation

weTHRIVE together during our entrepreneurial journey.  Are you ready to spread your wings?  Join us next month! http://b...
02/24/2020

weTHRIVE together during our entrepreneurial journey. Are you ready to spread your wings? Join us next month! http://bit.ly/weTHRIVE20

What a way to kick off the weekend by hearing pitches on saving photos, haircare and paint stripping!! Nice.
02/21/2020

What a way to kick off the weekend by hearing pitches on saving photos, haircare and paint stripping!! Nice.

We would buy this tunic in a heartbeat! And the necklace and the scarf!! Niiice!
02/21/2020

We would buy this tunic in a heartbeat! And the necklace and the scarf!! Niiice!

Pitch Day 2020! Let the pitches begin!
02/21/2020

Pitch Day 2020! Let the pitches begin!

02/21/2020
Go Oats Product Pitch

Hearing from GoOats about their amazing new product that is in Whole Foods and they are looking to grow! #Yummy

Small Businesses are the backbone of the Virginia economy. We're now accepting nominations for the inaugural Swammy Awar...
02/20/2020

Small Businesses are the backbone of the Virginia economy. We're now accepting nominations for the inaugural Swammy Awards - Best Small, Woman or Minority Owned Virginia Business of the year. Nominate your business today! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SwaMmyAwards
Arlington Economic Development Arlington Chamber of Commerce - Virginia

02/19/2020
2020 AWE Summit

A packed day of inspirational presentations, connections, and educational content, but wait there's more. New this year at the AWE Summit 2020! attendees will have the opportunity to win $2500 in seed funding as part of a 30 second pitch competition.

Nothing like spending the morning talking about global entrepreneurship and Arlington's small business ecosystem with ne...
02/13/2020

Nothing like spending the morning talking about global entrepreneurship and Arlington's small business ecosystem with new friends from Kyrgyzstan. Open World Leadership Center

Address

1100 N Glebe Rd, Ste 1500
Arlington, VA
22201

Orange Line: Ballston Metro Directions: http://www.arlingtonvirginiausa.com/aed/arlington-economic-development/aed-offices/directions/

General information

Arlington Economic Development: www.arlingtoneconomicdevelopment.com Arlington County: www.arlingtonva.us

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(703) 228-0808

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LEDC offering individualized counseling beginning February 7th at BizLaunch!
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Great day with more innovative pitches. Really proud of our entrepreneurs!! We are looking forward to some cool products...