August 8 - August 21

Lighthouse Labs has a new cohort!

Babylon Micro-Farms Receives Investment from CIT

Nutriati is on their way to raising $12M

WayForth adds 90 employees through acquisition

Startup acceleration: Lighthouse Labs graduates nine startups with ties to Virginia colleges
The idea behind the startup company Rendyr sprang from the mind of a Virginia Tech student who thought there had to be a better way to build a laser cutting machine. The startup company Babylon Micro-Farms, which makes indoor, hydroponic farming systems, also was born on the campus of the University of Virginia as a student project.

UpRiver event for entrepreneurial community planned in Richmond for late October
The second annual summit to provide startup founders, entrepreneurs and small-business owners with sessions to help their budding businesses will be held in late October.

'Greater than the sum of its parts': Three Richmond-area startups join forces to improve preventative and personalized health
Three health care-related startups based in the Richmond area have merged their operations with the goal of providing better preventative and personalized medical diagnostics.

Henrico-based chickpea-powered startup raising $12M
A local health food startup is looking to haul in another eight-figure investment. Nutriati, a Henrico-based company that breaks down chickpeas into ingredients for health food manufacturers, has opened a $12 million capital raise, per SEC documents.

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