[ Login ]   [ Register ]

Startups »

Cidery, brewery hone in on Scott’s Addition

Cidery, brewery hone in on Scott’s Addition

Michael Thompson May 21, 2015 0

A Manchester cider startup is working a deal with the city to buy a Scott's Addition property, and a startup brewery is scouting out space nearby.

Read More »
Pitch contest gives $22k boost to startups

Pitch contest gives $22k boost to startups

Michael Thompson May 13, 2015 0

Party planners and coders took home the top prizes at the Greater Richmond Chamber's fourth annual startup competition on Tuesday.

Read More »
Therapy concept floats into Short Pump

Therapy concept floats into Short Pump

Michael Thompson May 12, 2015 2

A Hanover couple is bringing a new type of therapy - floating in a 200-gallon tank of salt water - to the Richmond area with a location in Short Pump.

Read More »
New CEO takes keys to biodiesel car startup

New CEO takes keys to biodiesel car startup

Michael Schwartz May 7, 2015 2

A new chief executive is taking the wheel of a for-hire car service that runs its vehicles on used restaurant grease. And the company's new driver has plans to boost its fleet, services and

Read More »
Local startup gets a big shot from AOL founder

Local startup gets a big shot from AOL founder

Michael Thompson May 4, 2015 0

During a quick stop in Richmond, a traveling investor made a quantifiable economic impact on Monday, giving away $100,000 to an upstart West End financial firm.

Read More »
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.

Read More »
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.

Read More »
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.

Read More »
CarLotz hits the accelerator

CarLotz hits the accelerator

Michael Thompson April 15, 2015 0

The used car company opened a new location in Virginia Beach this month and has big plans to expand its concept across the country.

Read More »
Fast, healthy eating drives food delivery startup

Fast, healthy eating drives food delivery startup

Michael Thompson April 10, 2015 2

What started as bringing lunch in to co-workers has developed into a meal delivery service whose founder hopes to capitalize on a growing trend in the industry.

Read More »