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Two seniors win $2,000 in UR biz plan contest

Two seniors win $2,000 in UR biz plan contest

Aaron Kremer April 20, 2009 2

UR seniors Daniel Brunt and apartment-mate Christopher Genualdi pitched their business plan to a panel of judges about their concept Sniff-Stick LLC and won $2,000 to get rolling. The three other finalists had some

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Q&A: In the driver’s seat (a used seat)

Q&A: In the driver’s seat (a used seat)

Aaron Kremer March 30, 2009 2

Not everyone is hunkering down. EverDrive, a Chesterfield business that serves as the Match.com of used car parts, hired 10 workers in March and is looking to bring on five more. In April, the

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Surf’s up, couch style

Surf’s up, couch style

Al Harris December 16, 2008 1

Talk about homestyle. One social networking site is providing travelers with a free alternative to staying in a hotel. That might be why about 10,000 people a week sign up to join CouchSurfing.com. The

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Startup Journal: maker of trucking software trying to raise capital

Startup Journal: maker of trucking software trying to raise capital

Aaron Kremer October 7, 2008 0

Editor’s Note: This is the first of what we hope are monthly features about local startups looking for funding. We are still searching for a catchy name. Company: Masslogics, Mechanicsville Product: Web-based workflow software

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A list of Richmond companies to watch

A list of Richmond companies to watch

Aaron Kremer September 30, 2008 0

An upcoming event that selects some of the most promising startups and new companies in Central Virginia has released a list of nominees. The Greater Richmond Companies to Watch event is October 29 at

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Text a question, get an answer from ChaCha

Text a question, get an answer from ChaCha

Richmond BizSense September 22, 2008 0

The Monday Tech Review: A new search service acts like your personal Googler for when you’re not at your computer. Users call or text in questions to ChaCha (1-800-2ChaCha or 242242), then sit back

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More SBA-backed loans in Virginia going into default

More SBA-backed loans in Virginia going into default

Richmond BizSense September 2, 2008 0

The number of delinquent Small Business Administration-insured loans in Virginia is rising. Last week BizSense reported that bankruptcy filings for businesses and individuals is rising in Richmond. The SBA could not provide statistics in

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Internships.com: A startup to match interns and businesses

Internships.com: A startup to match interns and businesses

Alec Depcrynski August 5, 2008 0

Richmond-based startup Internships.com is a collection of resources, contacts and ideas for students, employers and educators. C. Mason Gates still talks like the bright-eyed kid that graduated from Radford University with a degree in

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Most promising startups in Richmond?

Most promising startups in Richmond?

Aaron Kremer July 23, 2008 0

The search is on to find the most promising startups in the Richmond area. The fourth annual Greater Companies to Watch series is now accepting nominations on its freshly-launched website. The winners will be

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Handmade Soaps to Clean up Main Street

Handmade Soaps to Clean up Main Street

Aaron Kremer July 22, 2008 0

A transplanted couple from Arizona wants to cleanup a block of East Main Street – by making and selling soap in a formerly dilapidated store. Michael and Sharon Walsh started making soap 18 years

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