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Scott’s Addition draws downtown architects

Scott’s Addition draws downtown architects

Michael Thompson April 27, 2015 0

Joining a growing number of businesses in the largely industrial neighborhood, a 10-year-old architecture firm left its downtown office in favor of a new Louis Salomonsky development in Scott's Addition.

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Startup tackling yard work with website, app

Startup tackling yard work with website, app

Michael Thompson April 27, 2015 3

Two former neighbors are taking on spring chores with an Uber-like mentality - they've launched a website that connects people in need of lawn care with those willing to do the work.

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Glen Allen firm sold for $22 million

Glen Allen firm sold for $22 million

Michael Thompson April 24, 2015 0

A 5-year-old tech company with close ties to the insurance industry has been bought out by an unnamed buyer

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Web startup for truckers pushing onto new platform

Web startup for truckers pushing onto new platform

Michael Thompson April 23, 2015 0

A web review startup for the trucking industry is ramping up its operations with a new partnership and a $2 million capital goal.

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Urgent care concept expanding to West End

Urgent care concept expanding to West End

Michael Thompson April 22, 2015 1

A group of doctors is bringing an urgent care business to the Willow Lawn area, the concept's third location in three years.

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Onions and mushrooms sweep VCU startup contest

Onions and mushrooms sweep VCU startup contest

Michael Thompson April 21, 2015 0

VCU's annual startup pitch competition wrapped up last week, and an onion-chopping device and Scott's Addition mushroom farm took home the top prizes.

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Celebrating $26M in corporate donations

Celebrating $26M in corporate donations

Michael Thompson April 20, 2015 0

Nearly 200 nonprofit and business representatives gathered at Maymont on Thursday to celebrate Richmond BizSense's annual Generosity Inc. list - a compilation of local companies that donate to charity.

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Carytown bike shop kicks off new location

Carytown bike shop kicks off new location

Michael Thompson April 20, 2015 1

The bike store launched its second location late last month in a busy Midlothian shopping center.

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Carytown shop shutting down

Carytown shop shutting down

Michael Thompson April 17, 2015 0

A 3-year-old retailer will close down before the end of next month, vacating a prime Carytown corner storefront.

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