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TechOnTap Postponed

March 14th Tech on Tap Postponed until Friday, March, 17th
New Venue: Tin Whistle + Courtyard of Cville Machine

Governor’s Data Analytics Summit

This year’s summit will feature a lineup of distinguished and insightful speakers and panelists who will discuss how to unlock the value of data with the use of analytics to support an agency’s mission, solve challenges, and answer burning questions. Attendees will obtain practical knowledge about identifying and scoping challenges to solve with data analytics, how to get data analytic projects off the ground to completion, and where to get resources.

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Thrive Conference for Virginia Biosciences

Attend THRIVE, Virginia Bio’s one-of-a-kind statewide conference where hundreds of executives from large companies to startups, healthcare providers, nonprofits, research universities, public sector, professional service providers, and an extensive group of large investors will be – ALL UNDER ONE ROOF! 

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Medical Research Firm Growing Fast Since Move to Charlottesville

Paul Bishop and Lyle Camblos moved their 30-person medical research company from Staunton to Charlottesville nearly four years ago to be closer to their labor pool and attract new employees. Since then, the Atlantic Research Group, which manages Food and Drug Administration clinical trials for drug companies bringing new products to market, has added about 50 employees and has no plans to slow down. The group saw nearly 50 percent growth last year, company officials said, and expects about 30 percent in 2017. 

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Cville-Based Startup Accelerator Looks to Combine Space, Mentorship, Investment to Retain Local Talent

Lawrence Levine pulled in large outside investments in SecurePipe, the information security firm he founded in Charlottesville in 1996, the financial windfall came with a price. Levine, now a member of the Charlottesville Angel Network investment group, spent the next few years bouncing around the country, as new investments had him heading to new towns. After the 2015 sale of SecurePipe, now called Trustwave, to Singapore Telephone, Levine has returned to Charlottesville and wants to give local companies reasons to stay in town. A serial entrepreneur, Levine last year founded Cville Machine, a startup accelerator on Market Street that eventually will include a fund to get new companies through their Series A investment round.

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Becoming Digital Citizens: what we can do with open data

Charlottesville Women in Tech recently held an event featuring a discussion on open data and the possibilities it offers for all of us to become more involved in our local government: more aware, more informed, and more engaged. The panelists were Kristin Szakos, Charlottesville City councilor, Lucas Ames, founder of Smart Cville, and Lucas Cioffi, senior software developer at Locus Health and founder of the Civic Tech Code School. This summary pulls together the contributions of all panelists and links to the presentation videos.

Data Analytics When Patients Don’t Trust Data

Now, as we proceed into the era of “big data” healthcare, a recent survey reveals that more than half of Americans are skeptical about patient portals, mobile apps, and EHRs, while nearly everybody is worried about health data security and primary care physicians’ ability to interpret test information.   The result is incomplete medical histories and patient distrust of both the data-gathering platforms and their doctors. FULL STORY

Albemarle to Pursue Creation of Broadband Authority

The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors has taken a step toward forming a public body to help expand high-speed internet service across the county. “If the board wants to take another step in the direction of doing something about broadband, a wireless service authority might be something to consider,” said Deputy County Executive Bill Letteri.

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Darden Private Equity Conference: April 6-7, 2017

The Darden Private Equity Club and its Board of Advisors are excited to announce that registration is live for the 2017 Darden Private Equity Conference, which will take place at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia on April 6-7, 2017. Confirmed speakers include the following:

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