June 14 - 26

Activation Capital awarded $100k by GO Virginia for prokjects to advance the entrepreneurial ecosystem

1717 Innovation Center is Launching an Accelerator for Nonprofits
This fall, Richmond’s resident banking giant and 1717 are piloting the program, which aims to support Richmond-area nonprofits in expanding capacity to help them deliver social impact. The 12-week accelerator will take five organizations through a full needs assessment conducted by the Taproot Foundation, workshops led by Capital One, project support and expertise, peer-to-peer learning and mentorship.

Tech company Snag names new chief executive officer
Snag, the technology company formerly known as Snagajob with offices in Henrico County and Arlington County, has named a new chief executive officer.

Longtime Richmond-area banker starts consulting firm
Longtime banking executive Gail Letts has made a career change. Letts has created a consulting business that specializes in working with businesses to attract, retain and develop women for executive leadership positions.

Startup Spotlight: BrainBox Solutions makes headway in pursuit of improved brain injury diagnostics
A startup company based in the Virginia Bio+Tech Research Park is making progress in its mission to provide better tools for diagnosing mild traumatic brain injuries suffered in accidents or sports-related injuries.