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Nonprofit steers startups with funding

Nonprofit steers startups with funding

Michael Thompson August 20, 2014 2

Four fledgling Richmond companies and one in Northern Virginia will receive $20,000 each as part of a local nonprofit's efforts to help startups succeed

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‘Servant to the game’ set to open downtown pool hall

‘Servant to the game’ set to open downtown pool hall

Michael Thompson August 15, 2014 1

Named for a billiards champion of the '20s and '30s, Greenleaf's Pool Room will open later this month in the redeveloped John Marshall Hotel.

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Local app maker reimagines the gift card

Local app maker reimagines the gift card

Burl Rolett August 15, 2014 5

A new Glen Allen company wants to let you buy a friend a drink at the bar - even if you're in different states.

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CarLotz fuels up with $5M capital raise

CarLotz fuels up with $5M capital raise

Burl Rolett August 4, 2014 0

A local used car consignment startup is driving a high-speed expansion forward, planning to open 10 more locations in the next two years.

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Entrepreneur finds opportunity, philanthropy in Belize

Entrepreneur finds opportunity, philanthropy in Belize

Brandy Brubaker August 1, 2014 0

Two Richmond women brought a seamstress in Belize on board to get their clothing startup off the ground and support a local pediatric nonprofit

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When Church Hill gives you lemons, move to Carytown

When Church Hill gives you lemons, move to Carytown

Michael Thompson July 31, 2014 3

After a sour experience in Church Hill, a retailer has set up shop in on Cary Street, where another new business is hoping to squeeze into the local health and fitness market

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Scott’s Addition startup rolls in style

Scott’s Addition startup rolls in style

Burl Rolett July 17, 2014 4

A former Altria employee is driving his niche rental car business with a collection of high-end vehicles

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Shirtmaker gives West Coast firm $25,000

Shirtmaker gives West Coast firm $25,000

Michael Thompson July 2, 2014 0

The Shockoe Bottom-based shirt company Ledbury announced the winner of its first startup competition last week. A health food company took the $25,000 prize over two other finalists, including a Richmond startup

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Not with a bang but a silencer

Not with a bang but a silencer

Michael Thompson June 23, 2014 0

A Chesterfield hunter started an online store for gun silencers, a tool he says is beneficial to hunters and private landowners. The profit margins aren't bad either.

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Growler startup competes for capital

Growler startup competes for capital

Michael Thompson June 19, 2014 0

A Richmond-based company that’s trying to tap into the burgeoning craft beer scene is one of the three finalists in a contest with a $25,000 reward

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