• 17th Annual CBIC Awards Gala

    An Evening of Inspiration Celebrating #CVilleTech Innovation

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  • MACH37™ Launches the Spring 2015 Class of Cybersecurity Startups

    March 4, 2015 (HERNDON, Va.) – The MACH37™ Cybersecurity Accelerator  announced today the launch of its Spring 2015 (S-15) session for cybersecurity startups.  With the five companies selected for S-15, MACH37 will have invested in 22 cybersecurity start-ups in the past 18 months. The companies selected for S-15 were based on their unique technology, innovative approach to solving real world security problems and disruptive market solutions. 

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  • Virginia Life Science KOPs Welcome David Chapin

    David Chapin, author and CEO of Forma Life Science Marketing based in Research Triangle Park, NC, will present at two industry gatherings in Charlottesville, VA on Thursday, April 2. Indoor Biotechnologies, a locally based global manufacturer of biologics for allergy and asthma, is organizing Chapin’s appearances.

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  • Community Resources

    As the executive director of CBIC, I'm often asked, "Where do the local tech and entrepreneurial people meet up and how can I stay informed about local happenings?" 

    A few years ago, CBIC’s strategic planning initiatives resulted in its new vision to:

    • be the conduit and driver of productive collaboration amongst the various segments of the Charlottesville region's technology community, 
    • promote a supportive infrastructure, and 
    • advocate for and celebrate a robust, sustainable technology-based economy. 
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  • 1 17th Annual CBIC Awards Gala
  • 2 MACH37™ Launches the Spring 2015 Class of Cybersecurity Startups
  • 3 Virginia Life Science KOPs Welcome David Chapin
  • 4 Community Resources

Upcoming TNT

Strategic Marketing for Technology-Based Businesses

April 02, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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The Haven at First and Market

CBIC is delighted to host the first in its Tech Night Takeover series to feature a nationally known guest speaker! David Chapin, President and CEO of Forma Life Science Marketing, is coming to Ch ...




Recurring Events

  • CBIC Awards

    The Charlottesville area is recognized for its exceptional high-tech community and entrepreneurial spirit. CBIC is proud to spotlight leadership in these areas annually through the highly anticipated CBIC Awards.
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  • Tech Tour

    CBIC's annual Tech Tour is all about igniting local students' interest in technology-related careers and showing the variety of opportunities available in our community to pursue their passions.
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  • TNT - Tech Night Takeover

    Join CBIC on the first Thursday of each month for Tech Night Takeover — technology discussions followed by Charlottesville's premiere networking social.
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  • Recently I was part of a Central Virginia American Marketing Association’s “Using Video Online for Web and Social Media Outreach” panel. I was asked to speak about the length for a web video, and how run time is determined. My
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  • Patenting Computer Software Applications: The New Wild West

    By Nathan A. Evans & Michele L. Mayberry
    When it comes to protecting “apps” or computer software with patents, the current state of patent law could be considered akin to the Wild West. This article provides a very recent history of courts’ perceptions on the patentability of computer-implemented
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  • Naming a Company

    By David Robinson
    This is the first post in CBIC’s series, "Bootstrap Marketing for Startups", featuring Birch Studio’s David Robinson So... you have a new business. Statistically speaking, you also have a lack of funds to spend on marketing. But fear not—good ideas
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  • Pear: The Anti-Tinder

    By Alex Zorychta
    This is the second post in CBIC’s series, “Grounds for Innovation: Student Entrepreneurship at UVa” Pear, an app that inspires matchmaking between friends, just made its debut on the App stores for both Android and iOS. Joshua Choi, the frontman
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  • This is the first post in CBIC’s series, “Grounds for Innovation: Student Entrepreneurship at UVa” You may have seen these bright bottles of delicious exotic fruit juice at some well-known retail locations around Charlottesville, such as Little John’s, Whole Foods
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  • Branding on a Budget

    By Darcey Ohlin Lacy
    You know what your startup does but how do you now tell that story to the world? And how do you do it on a budget? The answer: PRIORITIZE As a startup, you will need to get to the public
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