Startups

Taxi service cuts its drive-thru route

BioRide, a local taxi service that runs its fleet on biodiesel, will no longer have to stop by dozens of restaurants to pick up used cooking oil.

Zero to startup in 54 hours

An event that gives budding entrepreneurs one weekend to develop a business plan is making its way to Richmond.

A second splash of orange

After barely a year in business, CarLotz has a new location up and running.

Contest seeks to cultivate the East End

2011 SEED winners

Bon Secours and the Virginia Local Initiatives Support Coalition are planting a second round of seeds for business growth in Richmond’s East End.

More fur, less financing

Valerie Paul

Valerie Paul, 26, is turning her lifelong love of dogs into a 3,600-square-foot brick-and-mortar business — without taking a penny from the banks.

A beefed-up business plan

CrossFit enthusiast Haluk Ural is flexing on his entrepreneurial muscles.