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Startup Spotlight: Henrico woman goes into business with natural Mosquito B Off incense sticks
“In life, I have found that the simplest of things work,” she said. “Back to basics is my motive.” That principle is the basis for the development of Tekriwal’s startup business, Mosquito-B-Off, which sells all-natural incense sticks designed to ward off mosquitoes in outdoor spaces where people gather such as backyards.

Coworking trend spreads to Chesterfield
Coworking concepts have been catching on in Richmond in a big way, but so far they’ve been mostly concentrated in the downtown area. Marni Pilafian is hoping to change that with the recent opening of her Perch at Pocoshock, a shared office venture in a commercial condo unit at 7617 Pocoshock Way in northern Chesterfield.

Startup Spotlight: Serial entrepreneur is creating 'fun brand' with his Crow Cookies venture
For his latest business venture, local entrepreneur Johnathan Mayo has cooked up a way for people to send a tasty gift to friends while at the same time making a playful jab.