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Local ‘Hoarders’ star’s new company expands in West End

Local ‘Hoarders’ star’s new company expands in West End

Mike Platania July 17, 2017 0

While his previous business made him a reality TV star by helping hoarders dig out of their junk, the quick growth of Matt Paxton's latest Richmond startup has forced him to make sure the

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Local startup caps $10M equity raise

Local startup caps $10M equity raise

Michael Schwartz June 26, 2017 0

A Henrico-based financial firm has completed its second multimillion-dollar capital raise in a year, with plans to use this latest haul to continue its national expansion

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Startup incubator gets another boost to its wallet

Startup incubator gets another boost to its wallet

Michael Schwartz June 15, 2017 0

One of Richmond's finance giants is contributing $100,000 to a local nonprofit program that nurtures a class of entrepreneurs for three months each year

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Downtown VC group takes stake in Alexandria food startup

Downtown VC group takes stake in Alexandria food startup

Mike Platania May 10, 2017 0

A local venture capital firm was one of five investors that raised a total of nearly $7 million for a NoVa-based prepared meal delivery company

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Digital music platform powers down streaming service

Digital music platform powers down streaming service

Jonathan Spiers May 8, 2017 0

A music streaming service that picked up some local recognition after setting up shop in Richmond last year has turned down the volume, at least temporarily

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Train conductor changes tracks with scruff-styling startup

Train conductor changes tracks with scruff-styling startup

Mike Platania May 3, 2017 2

Following his recovery from cancer, a freshly minted -- and bearded -- entrepreneur is trying his hand at the manscaping market

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Capital One pays $1.8M for future Shockoe Bottom incubator

Capital One pays $1.8M for future Shockoe Bottom incubator

J. Elias O'Neal March 30, 2017 0

The credit card giant has opened its wallet to buy a downtown building and back the area's startups, one of which has already signed on as a tenant

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Ride-sharing app finds way around DMV obstacle

Ride-sharing app finds way around DMV obstacle

Mike Platania March 17, 2017 0

After a hitting a legal speed bump last year that threatened its ability to do business in its home state, a Richmond-based ride-sharing startup has gotten the green light from the General Assembly

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Party planning firm launches second capital raise

Party planning firm launches second capital raise

Mike Platania March 7, 2017 0

The startup's most recent funding round comes on the heels of a $150,000 capital raise, as well as financial awards from a local accelerator and a startup competition

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Is this thing on? Startup teaches tech to older generation

Is this thing on? Startup teaches tech to older generation

Mike Platania February 8, 2017 0

A mother-son duo is flipping the script on traditional tutoring, as it sends millennials to teach older generations how to be tech savvy

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