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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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Ballston BID to unveil new competition

Seeking to boost the profile of Ballston, organizers of the town’s new business improvement district are rolling out a competition meant to give entrepreneurs a boost as well as a potential shot at pitching to business maven Ted Leonsis.

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Ballston BID puts out welcome mat for tech

As the federal agencies place increasing emphasis on smaller and more efficient space, economic development proponents are courting more private businesses to fill the void being left by government departures.

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