August 24 - September 5

  • Health Warrior introduced two new products last week!  Learn more here.
  • Richmond-based SweetFrog sold a majority of it's franchise assets for $35M.

Startup Spotlight: RoundTrip offers healthcare providers tools to book rides for patients, reducing no-show costs
Getting transportation to and from medical appointments can be a problem for some people, and a costly one for the healthcare system.  “One of the biggest costs for a hospital or health system is when a patient does not show up to an appointment,” said Ankit Mathur, the co-founder and chief technology officer of RoundTrip, a startup company that is trying to offer a solution.

'Modern social club' from Richmond expanding to Charlottesville
Armed with investors including a member of the Ukrop family, a concept born in Hooville has found a second home in Richmond.  Common House, a social club and coworking brand from Charlottesville, recently signed a lease to open a 25,000-square-foot location at 305 W. Broad St. in the Arts District, near the Quirk Hotel.

Randolph Square IP is tapping into market of researching and analyzing volumes of intellectual property and patent records
The questions that intellectual property lawyer William R. Poynter often gets from clients don’t have quick and easy answers.  Inventors and entrepreneurs want to know how they can put a dollar value on intellectual property such as patents.

The Market @ 25th is looking for vendors
People love their pets and Jarrett N. Wansley thinks his all-natural doggie treats will go over well at the new Market @ 25th grocery store under construction in Richmond’s East End.  Gayle Harris thinks her 2U 4U Good Food healthy prepared meals will fit right in with the store’s products. So does Ames Russell who makes and sells a Virginia honey infused with red chili pepper flavoring.