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Ballston BID ‘Very Excited’ About Ballston Common Mall Redevelopment

A long-awaited renovation project is inching closer to reality for Ballston Common Mall.

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Quest for Ted Leonsis's cash now on

The Ballston Business Improvement District has begun the application process for its Ballston LaunchPad Challenge for entrepreneurs, which awards the top three companies a pitch meeting in front of tech investor and Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis.

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Ballston LaunchPad Accepting Applications for the Next Big Idea

Three finalists will get to pitch their ideas to Ted Leonsis, a nationally renowned investor and entrepreneur.

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Ballston in 2013: More WiFi, More Parks and Augmented Reality

Coming soon to Ballston: More WiFi hotspots, more public gathering spaces, several beautification efforts and a virtual showcase of area innovators. The Ballston Business Improvement District undertakes agressive 'placemaking' campaign.

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Leonsis: Ballston Could Be a Haven for the ‘Creative Class’

Ted Leonsis, the billionaire owner of the Washington Capitals and Wizards, says Ballston could soon be known as a haven for entrepreneurs and the “creative class.”

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Could the next Steve Case be in Ballston?

Tech investor and Washington Capitals majority owner Ted Leonsis is looking for the next Steve Case, and he has set his sights firmly on the Arlington County's Ballston business district for that talent.

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'Where Minds Meet' — Ballston BID Kicks Off New Marketing Campaign

Business Improvement District, too, will announce new LaunchPad program for area entrepreneurs.

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'Great Entrepreneurs Walk Among Us' Ballston BID launches initiative, competition to help startups

Ballston rolled out the orange carpet for area entrepreneurs and investors Thursday night. The Ballston Business Improvement District, or BID, formally kicked off its new marketing campaign to brand the community "where minds meet," as the new slogan goes.

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Ballston creates program for entrepreneurs

Business leaders in Ballston are launching a program designed to help entrepreneurs in the community take their ideas to the next level.

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Ballston Rebranding: 'Where minds meet.'

The new Ballston Business Improvement District is rebranding the neighborhood as the place "Where minds meet."

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