February 23 - March 8

Convergent Coffee lands $2.3M fundraising round
A fast-growing local coffee startup – born out of a crowdfunding campaign three years ago – is filling its cup with a much larger round of new capital. For the full article, click here.

Richmond private equity firm looks to Alabama for sixth deal
 For its latest acquisition, a local private equity firm is making its first leap into manufacturing. For the full article, click here.

Payment processing startup Blueswipe plans local push in 2018
A local startup company that offers credit card payment processing services geared for small and medium-sized merchants is undergoing a growth spurt. For the full article, click here

In shift, Manchester startup ready to hatch new product
A local tech startup is pivoting its business model as it prepares to roll out a new app.  For the full article, click here.

Tech startup moving downtown HQ to Scott's Addition
A local startup is sliding back onto familiar grounds as it moves its headquarters from downtown to Scott’s Addition.  For the full article, click here.

Chickpea champions: Nutriati seeks to be a 'game changer' for food ingredients at new culinary center in Henrico
At Nutriati Inc.’s culinary test kitchen in western Henrico County, french fries, cookies, pasta and chocolate brownies are all on the tasting menu.  For the full article, click here.