• Charlottesville-based TypeZero Technologies Receives CIT GAP Funding

    The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) has announced that its CIT GAP Funds has invested in TypeZero Technologies, LLC, an early-stage medical technology company with a proprietary intelligent control system that improves the safety, outcomes and quality of life for patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. CIT GAP Funds led TypeZero’s seed round, which included several other investors.

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  • CIT and VDOE Announce 2015 Winners of Apps4VA JMU App Development Challenge

    The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), in partnership with the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), announced today the winners of the 2015 Apps4VA James Madison University software application (app) development competition. The Apps4VA initiative focuses on improving K-12 education by engaging the public in contributing fresh and innovative ideas on how to use education data.

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  • Virginia Velocity: Virginia's Business Plan Competition - Deadline to Apply Extended to July 17, 2015

    Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Virginia Velocity, Virginia’s premier business plan competition, on June 12, 2015, and there are some excellent prizes for the winners. Competitors can win cash awards of up to $225,000 with Virginia Velocity! Startups in operation for at least 24 months in either the energy or biosciences industries are qualified to compete. 

     

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  • CBIC Board Member Shines National Spotlight on Charlottesville

    I recently came across an Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) news story announcing that Vince Scheivert had received the 2015 Frank Withrow Award from the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), a national organization for school system technology leaders. It’s noteworthy not just because the award recognizes the country’s most exceptional Chief Information Officer (CIO), a position that Vince holds with ACPS, but because Vince is also a CBIC board member.

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  • Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP)

    The Commonwealth STEM industry Internship Program (CSIIP) is a no-fee online system that enables Virginia companies to access, select and hire spring, summer, and fall interns from a large pool of pre-qualified college and university STEM students throughout Virginia. Funded by the Commonwealth of Virginia, CSIIP is managed by the Virginia Space Grant Consortium, and is partners with ACEC, CCAM, IALR, NCI, SVHEC, the ten Virginia Technology Councils, Virginia Bio, Virginia SHRM, the Virginia Chamber, and the Virginia Manufacturing Association.  The CSIIP is a year-round program, spring, summer, and fall.  Student applications and company registrations are always welcomed.

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  • Small Business and Employees

    How many of you think that employees are the most difficult part of a small business? I’m using the definition of a small business as defined by the SBA, which rates companies by number of employees, with small businesses having fewer than 500 employees. This places 50% of the working force in America within that category. Why is it so difficult to get not just good employees, but great ones?

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  • Recipients Announced for CBIC’s Annual Awards

    Central Virginia's Leading Innovators Honored at 2015 CBIC Awards Gala

    Monticello High School Teacher, Katina Dudley, Wins $2,500 CBIC Tech in Education Grant

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  • Entrepreneurs – The Real Time Travelers

    Take a random cross-section of the technologies around us. Smartphones, tablets, coffee machines that connect to the internet, thermostats that can be controlled from halfway around the world, cars that can parallel park themselves.

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  • 1 Charlottesville-based TypeZero Technologies Receives CIT GAP Funding
  • 2 CIT and VDOE Announce 2015 Winners of Apps4VA JMU App Development Challenge
  • 3 Virginia Velocity: Virginia's Business Plan Competition - Deadline to Apply Extended to July 17, 2015
  • 4 CBIC Board Member Shines National Spotlight on Charlottesville
  • 5 Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP)
  • 6 Small Business and Employees
  • 7 Recipients Announced for CBIC’s Annual Awards
  • 8 Entrepreneurs – The Real Time Travelers

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    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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    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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    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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  • I recently came across an Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) news story announcing that Vince Scheivert had received the 2015 Frank Withrow Award from the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), a national organization for school system technology leaders. It’s noteworthy
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    An evening of inspiration celebrating #CvilleTech innovation Thursday, May 21 from 5:15 – 10:00 pmBoar’s Head Inn We all know that Charlottesville is a wonderful place to live. It’s a top ranked college town as well as one of the top
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  • Take a random cross-section of the technologies around us. Smartphones, tablets, coffee machines that connect to the internet, thermostats that can be controlled from halfway around the world, cars that can parallel park themselves.
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  • PowerSole is a shoe that creates electricity when you walk by converting the kinetic energy produced from movement into electrical energy, which can be used to power electronic devices, such as cell phones and iPods.
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