March 23 - April 5

Fledgling startup launches first capital raise
Fresh off moving into new Shockoe Bottom digs, a local startup is looking to raise some extra cash.  For the complete article, click here.

For entrepreneur Bryan Bostic, new role at incubator is 'a means to a new beginning' for region
With more than 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur under his belt, Bryan Bostic has learned some things that he believes he can pass on to the up-and-coming entrepreneurs he works with these days as a leader of the Richmond region’s newest — and biggest — business incubator.  For the complete article, click here.

Startups at Shockoe Bottom incubator look to provide innovative services from healthcare to education
The startups at the 1717 Innovation Center in Richmond’s Shockoe Bottom include businesses seeking to provide innovative services in health care, education, transportation, business processes, cybersecurity and property rentals, among other products and services. For the complete article, click here.

RoundTrip, an on-demand medical transport startup,raise $1.9M in seed financing
RoundTrip, a Richmond-based startup that developed a software enabling patients to book trips to and from medical care appointments, has raised $1.9 million in an initial seed round financing.  For the complete article, click here.

New business incubator, 1717 Innovation Center, has opened in Shockoe Bottom
The 1717 Innovation Center, a new business incubator in Richmond’s Shockoe Bottom, is up and running, and startup businesses are moving in. For the complete article, click here.

Hardywood completes $1.3 Million Capital Raise
Hardywood Park Craft Brewery LLC, which has opened its new West Creek brewery and taproom in Goochland County, has completed a $1.3 million capital raise, according to regulatory filings.  For the complete article, click here.

Carrie Roth: RVA's startup culture is good, not great
In the decade since the recession, the Richmond area has witnessed a golden age of entrepreneurialism, supported by a vast network of resources — people, places, and funding — that have stepped up to help those with a dream and the courage to take a risk. For the complete article, click here

Iggbo reinvents itself as Workpath to focus on technology; has a new CEO, new round of financing and moving to new offices
Nuno Valentine and Dr. Shaival Kapadia were co-founders of Iggbo Inc., serving as the CEO and chief medical officer, and have both left the rebranded Workpath. For the complete article, click here.