RICHMOND, VA, July 21, 2016 – Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced that the Commonwealth of Virginia and Village Capital will host the weeklong Virginia Velocity Tour, which will provide $125,000 in funding to startups in the biotechnology, health, energy, agriculture, and security sectors.
The UVA Health System’s Department of Otolaryngology is using 3-D printed skulls to train interns on medical procedures – a practice that is not only benefitting medical students and residents, but also patients.
Beyond the many accolades that are heaped on Charlottesville as a great place to live (happiest town in America, best place to live in the country, the most beautiful college campus in the US, one of the hippest mid-size towns … and the list goes on …), Charlottesville is emerging as a mini-tech powerhouse. From student entrepreneurs to startups to some of the fastest growing tech companies in America, Charlottesville’s tech scene is thriving.
Not all napkin sketches turn into good ideas. But all good ideas started with the napkin sketch, or some simple means that allowed us to snatch the spark of innovation out of the ether and quickly pin it to the corporeal realm.
Why spend time volunteering? Most of the time, it means working behind-the-scenes for the greater good, to be part of something that is bigger than you that’s changing the world or at least your part of it. You don’t do it for the recognition, but because you are passionate about the work. So being recognized as the 2016 Volunteer of the Year was an honor and icing on the cake of my volunteer experience with CBIC.
Please join us for a panel discussion that challenges three fundamental myths of entrepreneurship: 1) it's an inborn trait; 2) it's a zero-sum game; and 3) it's all about the money. Our panelists will include Sarah Rumbaugh (founder and CEO of RelishMBA), Cheido(CEO and founder of Chiedo, Inc., including Chiedo Labs), and Suz Somersall (CEO and co-founder of KiraKira).
On May 26, the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council (CBIC) honored the area's most innovative and inspirational entrepreneurs, companies, teachers and students at its sold-out 18th annual awards gala.
What can you do if your organization is too laid back? If the people lack urgency? If you’re missing targets?
The National Venture Capital Association recently named Charlottesville the fastest growing venture ecosystem in the United States.
May 4, 2016 -- The Commonwealth of Virginia has dedicated $4 million in the state budget over the next two years to support the UVA Focused Ultrasound Center. This investment will have an incredible impact across the state, accelerating progress toward new cures, attracting additional funding, and stimulating the economy and jobs.
Innovators Row to Showcase Startups at Awards Gala – Applications Due April 30
The Charlottesville Business Innovation Council (CBIC) has issued a call to Central Virginia startups to participate in the annual CBIC Awards Gala. Now in its third year at the Gala, Innovators Row has become a popular feature where established tech community veterans can meet the young disruptors literally circling the entrance to the ceremony.
The Charlottesville Business Innovation Council has announced the finalists for its 2016 awards. Building on last year's expanded line-up of award categories, this year's finalists represent some of the most inspiring technology-centric business leaders, teachers, student entrepreneurs and organizations in the region.
A local startup company, TypeZero Technologies, and a University of Virginia (UVA) research program have attracted national attention for the development of their artificial pancreas system.
The annual CBIC Awards Gala gathers more than 350 business leaders, entrepreneurs, government officials, and academia to honor individuals and organizations for their noteworthy contributions to the marketplace through their high-tech innovation and/or leadership.
The 18th Annual Awards Gala will take place on May 26, 2016 at the Boar's Head in Charlottesville, VA.
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