Mike Platania

Mike Platania joined BizSense in December 2016. He covers commercial real estate, restaurants and breweries. He graduated from Virginia Tech. Reach him at [email protected] or (804) 554-6872.

Iggbo co-founder dead at 57

Iowa native Mark Van Roekel launched the app-based healthcare startup in 2015. It has enjoyed brisk growth from its Henrico headquarters since.

Hardywood tops off $450,000 capital raise

With work underway on its new $28 million facility in Goochland, a Richmond brewery has added a little extra cushion to its coffers. Hardywood Park Craft Brewery recently completed a $450,000 capital raise, according to an SEC filing on March 15. It was structured as an equity raise and the minimum individual investment was $50,000,… Read more »