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Entrepreneurs wheel out their mobile party

Entrepreneurs wheel out their mobile party

Michael Thompson January 21, 2015 3

With a 14-person bike trolley on the way, two entrepreneurs are getting ready to roll out their social startup that will carry riders on tours of Richmond's restaurants and breweries.

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Startup sites search local menus, taps

Startup sites search local menus, taps

Michael Thompson January 15, 2015 0

If you're searching for the best burger in town or want to see what a local brewery has on tap, two local web startups might have your answer. And both are planning to spread

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HDL strikes back, sues sales contractor

HDL strikes back, sues sales contractor

Katie Demeria January 15, 2015 0

The bad blood between the downtown medical lab company and its longtime sales contractor is spilling over into Richmond federal court. In separate lawsuits, HDL and the Alabama firm cast blame on each other

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Local CEO embarking on new venture

Local CEO embarking on new venture

Katie Demeria January 7, 2015 0

An entrepreneur is stepping away from the company she founded more than 10 years ago to take on a consulting gig and a new startup.

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Startup concocts spicy retail recipe

Startup concocts spicy retail recipe

Michael Thompson January 6, 2015 1

Two college pals are kicking off a new business built on their go-to recipe for a classic brunch cocktail.

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Startups that caught our eye in 2014

Startups that caught our eye in 2014

Michael Thompson December 26, 2014 1

Salsa, pretzels, cars, music and beer were just a few of the inspirations behind the array of startups that launched in 2014. And in addition to new businesses, a few of the companies we've

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Startup gathers and gifts bits of RVA

Startup gathers and gifts bits of RVA

Michael Thompson December 23, 2014 1

An entrepreneur is pulling together pieces of Richmond – its sports, its food and its beer – to create a custom gift box for the die-hard local

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Awards give Church Hill startups a boost

Awards give Church Hill startups a boost

Michael Thompson December 16, 2014 0

An annual program is giving new businesses in Church Hill a leg up with donations from some of Richmond's large corporations. This year's winners include a dim sum restaurant, a pudding shop and a

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Startups test their wings

Startups test their wings

Michael Thompson December 10, 2014 0

An array of entrepreneurs received months of coaching and $20,000 through a startup program. This week they took their pitches to the stage in front of investors and sponsors.

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Startup tunes into bygone musical trend

Startup tunes into bygone musical trend

Michael Thompson December 2, 2014 1

The player piano’s popularity reached its peak before the Great Depression, but that isn’t stopping a University of Richmond graduate from taking a gamble on self-playing ivory keys

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