A two-day summit will be held in late November to provide startup founders, entrepreneurs and small business owners with sessions to help their budding businesses. The UpRiver summit will be held at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond on Nov. 27 and Nov. 28.
Vincent Vu often can be seen walking around the Startup Virginia business incubator in downtown Richmond wearing what, at first glance, appears to be socks and no shoes. The “socks” are in fact a special kind of footwear, a sort of hybrid between socks and shoes which Vu, an avid athlete, designed himself to help alleviate the foot and knee pain he once suffered during his frequent exercise routines.
Richmond Inno's Top 25 under 25
Richmond has launched fast-growing tech companies like Wealthforge, Uzurv and Brandito, but there’s no rest for the area’s ecosystem. So to get a look at some of Central Virginia’s most accomplished young entrepreneurs, we’ve reached out through our newsletter, social media and by contacting leaders at incubators and schools for nominations. We’ve trimmed that to a list of two-dozen local innovators who are 25 years old or younger.
Naborforce Looks Next Door to Promote Aging in Place
Online caregiving platform Naborforce, the brainchild of former finance executive Paige Wilson, lets seniors connect with community members for rides, errands, light help around the house, or just a few hours of sipping coffee and chatting.