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Help us find Washington’s next tech innovators: Week Three

For the second year running, Capital Business is teaming up with the Northern Virginia Technology Council to find the area’s most interesting innovations.

Cava Grill raises $16M, prepares expansion to Los Angeles

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The Rockville-based fast-casual chain is heading to the West Coast this year.

    Business Rx: This magnetic smartphone case seeks to attract more attention

    Business Rx: This magnetic smartphone case seeks to attract more attention

    Scott Bauer looks for help differentiating his product in a crowded market.

    Wiley Rein cuts a combined 48 attorneys and staff

    The reductions represent about 9 percent of the firm’s overall workforce.

    Google’s new robot project is all about your body

    Google’s new robot project is all about your body

    The company is teaming up with Johnson & Johnson to improve robotic surgery.

    With real estate deals, D.C. Mayor pushes to “keep prosperity moving”

    With real estate deals, D.C. Mayor pushes to “keep prosperity moving”

    Muriel Bowser proposes redevelopment of six properties, plus programs for small businesses.

    The White House’s first chief data scientist is no stranger to Washington

    The White House’s first chief data scientist is no stranger to Washington

    The high-power data nerd almost did not graduate from high school. Now he uses big data to tackle big issues.

    In response to EEOC lawsuit, health companies beef up compliance staff

    Healthmine, a third-party manager of wellness programs, seeks a compliance director.

    Congress moves forward on measures for small-business contractors

    Congress moves forward on measures for small-business contractors

    The proposed legislation seeks to funnel more contracts to small businesses.

    The long odds of starting a local bank: Recession, interest rates deplete ranks

    The long odds of starting a local bank: Recession, interest rates deplete ranks

    Bank start-ups have fallen to almost zero in the past several years as profit margins, regulations take their toll.

    Why investors like AOL co-founder Steve Case are betting big on food

    Why investors like AOL co-founder Steve Case are betting big on food

    The food industry’s huge opportunities for disruption are now attracting one of tech’s biggest names.

    FCC, citing cost savings, awards number portability contract to Telcordia

    It is the first time in nearly 20 years that the government has not backed efforts to award the contract to Sterling-based Neustar.

    Career Coach: To win in the future you need to first imagine it.

    Career Coach: To win in the future you need to first imagine it.

    As Michelangelo noted, “That which I desire, I must first imagine. That which I imagine, I create.”

    From our partners

    Deltek: Growth in data will drive emerging federal technology markets

    Technologies such as the Internet of Things, cyber physical solutions and predictive analytics are the future.

    CoStar: 2015 could shape up to be the year for retail in the Washington region

    Retail properties are expected to have the lowest vacancy rates and highest rent increases of the year.

    Invest It: When investing, know what you don’t know

    Smart investors know they can best make their money work for them by putting funds in diverse assets.

    Talent Matters: Separating millennials’ myths from reality

    Understanding millennials and their preferences is key for businesses who want to recruit and retain them.

    On Leadership

    Wal-Mart CEO speaks out against ‘religious freedom’ bill in Arkansas

    Wal-Mart CEO speaks out against ‘religious freedom’ bill in Arkansas

    CEO Doug McMillon is joining the chorus of CEOs voicing their opposition.

    Top Workplaces 2014

    Reimagining the office

    Reimagining the office

    We surveyed thousands of workers to find the top employers in the D.C. area. Find out who made the cut.

    Workplace

    Business Rx: This sports start-up looks to score more customers

    Business Rx: This sports start-up looks to score more customers

    Expedition LLC organizes sports-related activities to help international student immerse themselves in U.S. culture.

    Career Coach: To win in the future you need to first imagine it.

    Career Coach: To win in the future you need to first imagine it.

    As Michelangelo noted, “That which I desire, I must first imagine. That which I imagine, I create.”

    In response to EEOC lawsuit, health companies beef up compliance staff

    Healthmine, a third-party manager of wellness programs, seeks a compliance director.

    Work advice: What to do when your boss’s leg shaking affects your work

    Work advice: What to do when your boss’s leg shaking affects your work

    Plus, is it okay to be interviewed by a former candidate who turned down the job?

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    MRP Realty goes to Philadelphia

    After success in the D.C. market, the local company tries a project in the City of Brotherly Love.

    The top local business stories of 2014

    Change continued to be the watchword as the region’s biggest industries faced challenges — old and new.

    Law firms downsize and modernize their space

    Covington & Burling and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman both recently moved to smaller and more efficient offices.

    Washington area stock index

    Who are the winners and losers in the local Washington D.C., Virginia and Maryland public trade markets? Check the Bloomberg Washington D.C. Area Stock Index for up to date performance measures.

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