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New startup capitalizes on Virginia Capital Trail

New startup capitalizes on Virginia Capital Trail

Sarah Schuster November 25, 2016 1

With a fleet of 16 Priority bicycles, the startup guides bikers up and down the trail, visiting historical sights and local hotspots

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Tutoring startup going virtual

Tutoring startup going virtual

J. Elias O'Neal October 27, 2016 1

A year-old Richmond mentoring company is changing course as it develops a virtual template for on-demand tutor lessons

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On-demand car rental app launches in Chesterfield

On-demand car rental app launches in Chesterfield

J. Elias O'Neal October 24, 2016 0

After a test run in Richmond, a local on-demand car rental startup has rebranded and pinned its first stop in North Chesterfield

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Chesterfield dance studio scores $10,000 at pitch contest

Chesterfield dance studio scores $10,000 at pitch contest

J. Elias O'Neal October 20, 2016 0

A Southside dance studio took home the grand prize Wednesday afternoon at the inaugural UnitedHealthcare Community Care Award pitch contest

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Finalists make their case in new Richmond pitch event

Finalists make their case in new Richmond pitch event

J. Elias O'Neal October 19, 2016 0

One of the nation's largest health insurers is giving a handful of local companies eight minutes each for their chance at a $10,000 shot in the arm

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Little-known state incentive aims to reward small biz boosters

Little-known state incentive aims to reward small biz boosters

J. Elias O'Neal October 11, 2016 0

The Virginia Small Business Finance Authority is pushing the use of a fund designed to provide a partial return for those who help provide equity for small businesses

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Local startup takes a crack at the cellphone market

Local startup takes a crack at the cellphone market

J. Elias O'Neal September 23, 2016 7

The sound of a dropped cell phone hitting the pavement or splashing into a toilet is music to the ears of a recently launched local startup

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Party planning firm rebrands, launches new website

Party planning firm rebrands, launches new website

J. Elias O'Neal August 24, 2016 0

With a new name and website, a Richmond-based startup intends to capture new business both inside and outside the metro Richmond area

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From pitch to pitch: Kickers teammates start app for small businesses

From pitch to pitch: Kickers teammates start app for small businesses

Michael Shaw August 11, 2016 1

The players pivoted to a mobile marketing platform for small businesses, to send notifications to followers and build loyalty programs

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Local startup wants to be the ‘Airbnb of stuff’

Local startup wants to be the ‘Airbnb of stuff’

J. Elias O'Neal August 8, 2016 3

Dubbed the "AirBnb of stuff," the startup will allow people to rent out their non-real estate items – from lawnmowers to stereo speakers – all for a small daily or hourly fee

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