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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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Former Spider’s startup aims to be the ‘anti-Groupon’

Former Spider’s startup aims to be the ‘anti-Groupon’

Mike Platania February 2, 2017 9

A new mobile marketing startup is targeting a lush market in Richmond: hungry college students

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Midlothian couple adds spice to startup food market

Midlothian couple adds spice to startup food market

Mike Platania February 1, 2017 0

A local couple's time on the Outer Banks was the inspiration for the latest iteration of Richmonders turning a personal recipe into a business venture

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‘Hoarders’ star makes room for new Richmond startup

‘Hoarders’ star makes room for new Richmond startup

Mike Platania January 25, 2017 3

Richmond native Matt Paxton is putting his skills to the test with a new venture that helps de-clutter and manage the estates of the recently deceased

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