Startups

A new way to keep current

A local software engineer and his college buddy have launched a startup to make business run a little smoother for contractors.

Student pitchers get some relief

Five teams made their best pitches Monday in the final round of the University of Richmond’s annual business competition.

From doodles to dollars

Annie Ward Love launched her business, Love Lines, with a line of note cards and prints while she was in middle school.

Used cars, new capital

CarLotz, a used car consignment concept that’s almost a year old, closed this week on a $1.5 million round of financing.

Paintbrushes and Pinot

A Richmond entrepreneur is going to test the theory that artists do their best work after a few drinks.

A bright idea

Gail Baker has sewn her way from hobbyist to business owner.

Right as rain

A Richmond startup is aimed at the woman who prefers not to resemble Paddington Bear or the Gorton’s fisherman when she steps into a thunderstorm.

An abundance of attention

Richmond now has two local companies soaking up the limelight on reality shows about hoarders.