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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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Hot honey maker off to fiery start

Hot honey maker off to fiery start

Mike Platania January 11, 2017 5

A Richmond-based lifelong home cook is testing the market for his spicy honey, which has already hit shelves in a dozen Virginia stores

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Airbnb for outdoorsmen sets sights on capital raise

Airbnb for outdoorsmen sets sights on capital raise

J. Elias O'Neal January 10, 2017 0

A local startup with an Airbnb-like business model that targets hunters and landowners is lining up its next wave of funding

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Richmond startups expand, rebrand and relocate in 2016

Richmond startups expand, rebrand and relocate in 2016

Mike Platania December 27, 2016 1

Local startups embraced change in 2016, laying the groundwork for continued growth in the New Year

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Local tutoring startup looks to raise $600K

Local tutoring startup looks to raise $600K

J. Elias O'Neal December 22, 2016 0

After receiving a mentoring push of its own, a local tutoring startup is set to launch its first significant round of capital investments

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Mentor group’s startup contest back for second year

Mentor group’s startup contest back for second year

Mike Platania December 21, 2016 0

A local nonprofit is tweaking its game plan and targeting younger companies in Year 2 of its startup contest that puts $8,500 in prize money up for grabs

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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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