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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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A lathery business opens on Main Street

A lathery business opens on Main Street

Aaron Kremer July 16, 2008 0

Row House Soaps, which sells natural herbal soaps, opened on E. Main street downtown, according to the local Monroe Ward blog. The owners, Michael and Sharon Walsh had been making soaps in their Arizona

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Will car-sharing work in Richmond?

Will car-sharing work in Richmond?

Aaron Kremer July 16, 2008 0

If you’re looking to take a Zipcar on a test drive for yourself, you’ll have to leave Richmond’s city limits, In fact, the closest locations to Richmond are in Washington, D.C. and Chapel Hill,

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Private Equity startup about to seal first deal

Private Equity startup about to seal first deal

Aaron Kremer June 12, 2008 0

Local startup Boxwood Partners is putting the finishing touches on its first deal as a private equity fund. Boxwood is acquiring an out-of-state internet wholesaler/distributor (name not revealed) that can perhaps best be described

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Startup Junkies

Startup Junkies

Aaron Kremer June 6, 2008 0

There’s a great program on TV called “Startup Junkies,” which follows a Seattle startup called Earth Class Mail. There are high-fives. There are firings. You can watch it for free at Hulu.com. Most of

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Venture Forum starts mentoring program

Venture Forum starts mentoring program

Aaron Kremer May 28, 2008 1

The Venture Forum has launched a mentoring program, which will pair veteran CEOs of growth businesses with their less experienced counterparts for two hours of mentoring each month. The Venture Forum promotes entrepreneurial activity

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