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Dell has released a new analysis of women in entrepreneurship, covering barriers and opportunities for women entrepreneurs accessing capital and leveraging technology to scale in their cities. The study ranked D.C. as No. 7 globally, based on factors including capital, technology, talent, culture and markets.
King & Union
Alexandria cybersecurity firm King & Union is adding Chris Camacho to its board of advisors. The chief strategy officer at FlashPoint has 15 years of security experience, including as CEO of cybersecurity career-matching platform NinjaJobs and as a VP at Bank of America. King & Union was founded last year and works with several Fortune 500s through its threat analytics platform Avalon.
In other cybersecurity news, Chantilly’s Excivity announced some big moves in the works. The security software company is investing nearly $400K to expand its operation in Fairfax County by adding 7K sq. ft. of office space and hiring 45 more employees. The Virginia Economic Development Partnership will support Excivity’s new job creation through its Virginia Jobs Investment Program.
Tech giant Samsung Electronics America announced today that it will relocate its D.C. offices to the Eastern Market neighborhood. The new 28K-sq.-ft. digs for its U.S. public affairs team and solutions center are set to open in late 2018 at the former Hine School redevelopment.