February 7 - 20

Hatch Kitchen RVA is open!

TemperPack inks deal with major retailer

The DownRiver Entrepreneurship Summit Sets a Date for April
Following the success of their UpRiver entrepreneurship summit in November, Activation Capital and Venture Forum RVA are teaming up for the next event: DownRiver.

Area startup powering guitar pedalboard prototype
After hashing out the idea aboard one of their boats, a couple of local guitar enthusiasts are looking to make waves of another sort – soundwaves included – with their musician-minded invention.

Startup Spotlight: VCU grads developing device to help improve the accuracy of epidural placements
A team of Virginia Commonwealth University biomedical engineering and mechanical engineering students and graduates are developing a device to help anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists improve the accuracy of epidural placements.

Three startups to vie for a $10,000 prize in business pitch competition
Three startups have been named finalists in a business pitch competition in which one of them will get a $10,000 prize.

Startup Spotlight: 'All about heart' for entrepreneurial nurse Debbie Johnston
Deborah J. “Debbie” Johnston, a Richmond-area entrepreneur, business owner and philanthropist, puts her stamp of a grateful heart on nearly everything she touches.

Two Richmond-based startups participating in national accelerator programs, including one at the highly regarded Y-Combinator
Entrepreneurs from two Richmond startups are temporarily working in other cities while they partake in two different national accelerator programs.

Day-long summit planned in April for founders and entrepreneurs
After holding a two-day summit in late November for startup founders, entrepreneurs and small business owner, organizers of that event now are holding a sequel in April.  DownRiver - The Virginia Venture Summit is slated for April 24.