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Beer startup heads to Short Pump

Beer startup heads to Short Pump

Michael Thompson March 18, 2015 0

Just a few months after opening on Boulevard, a beer growler concept is tapping into the busy Short Pump market. And its owner already has his sights set on further expansion in the Richmond

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Minty startup tackles pest problem

Minty startup tackles pest problem

Michael Thompson March 10, 2015 1

When mice started taking over his home, a local real estate appraiser teamed up with a VCU professor and created a new way to deal with the problem.

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Mom launches spin-off cookie startup

Mom launches spin-off cookie startup

Michael Thompson March 5, 2015 2

A Manchester mother of two who helps women through and after pregnancy has cooked up a new bakery business

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McAuliffe unveils Petersburg distillery plans

McAuliffe unveils Petersburg distillery plans

Katie Demeria March 5, 2015 0

The developer behind an upcoming Petersburg brewery is getting behind another boozy project - a large whiskey and brandy distillery.

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Wood startup up and running in Scott’s Addition

Wood startup up and running in Scott’s Addition

Michael Thompson March 2, 2015 0

A Scott's Addition reclaimed wood startup that launched last year is putting the finishing touches on its large facility and will open a showroom this spring.

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Startup sets sights on summer market

Startup sets sights on summer market

Michael Thompson February 24, 2015 0

A Chesterfield entrepreneur is looking ahead to warmer weather and has launched an online store to sell his wooden sunglasses.

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Cider startup settles on Scott’s Addition

Cider startup settles on Scott’s Addition

Michael Thompson February 23, 2015 3

A new cidery is joining the growing craft beverage scene in Scott's Addition and plans to open in its new space this fall.

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Juice retail startup blossoms

Juice retail startup blossoms

Michael Thompson February 12, 2015 0

With successful sales at local farmers markets, a juice brand is squeezing onto more retail shelves and making a push toward a storefront and collaboration with other small businesses.

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Homemade startup takes flight

Homemade startup takes flight

Michael Thompson February 10, 2015 12

A first-time entrepreneur is spreading her wings and launching a handmade bird food and feeder business.

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Solar startup takes on Silicon Valley

Solar startup takes on Silicon Valley

Michael Thompson February 9, 2015 9

A local entrepreneur is headed to California, hoping to raise capital for his new business - a crowdfunding-type concept that helps nonprofits and schools install solar panels and gives donors a return on their

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