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Battlebots Hackathon Hosted by WillowTree, Inc.

Battlebots is code based game, where humans just like you, write code to move a bot around a virtual arena. When your bot enters the arena you and your bot will face challenges such as;

- safely navigating the arena
- avoiding threats like walls, bot poison, and even other bots themselves
- collecting items that will increase your bot's score
- applying the perfect algorithm to your bot, enabling it to destroy anything and everything around it

The game is over when there is one bot left standing or time has run out. The bot with the highest score wins.

When and where?
June 25th from 9am to 6pm WillowTree will be hosting the Battlebot Hackathon at the new "Treehouse" location.

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Governor McAuliffe Announces New Private Sector Sponsorship

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) has agreed to participate as a Platinum Sponsor of the MACH37 Cyber Accelerator program. This significant public-private collaboration will help launch new cybersecurity product companies inside the Commonwealth, further establishing Virginia as the cybersecurity capital of the nation.

Governor McAuliffe Announces 2016 Research Commercialization Awards

~ Awards support promising technology research and commercialization activities across the Commonwealth ~

 

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today $3.4 million in funding to support 48 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) awards representing targeted areas of promising research commercialization, including cybersecurity, energy, data analytics, unmanned systems and life sciences.

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NWG Hires New Director of Technology

Charlottesville, VA – May, 2016 – NWG Solutions is excited to announce that Teddy Rivkin has joined our dependable team to further develop IT services and relationships in the ever changing world of technology. Teddy has more than 25 years of experience managing Information Technology. As a previous owner of a Charlottesville computer service company, and overseeing Musictoday's e-commerce operations as Chief Technology Officer, Teddy is uniquely positioned to guide the growing technical team at NWG Solutions in support of our clients throughout Central Virginia. We look forward to continuing to raise your expectations as your profoundly dependable IT partners, with our new Director of Technology. NWG Solutions, founded in 2001 by Ben Thomas,is an IT Company in downtown Charlottesville with a unique focus—dependable service and solutions for all of your IT needs. 

Contact:

Aimee Dumaresq
Office Manager and Media Communications
434.979.0555
adumaresq@nwgsolutions

Diffusion Expands Patent Estate of TSC as Therapeutic in Five Hypoxia-Related Indications

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diffusion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCQX:DFFN), a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on the development of novel small molecule therapeutics for cancer, today announced that a U.S. patent application, entitled “Bipolar Trans Carotenoid Salts and Their Uses,” was allowed by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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CBIC's Student Entrepreneur of the Year Featured in AskMen

Kevin Eisenfrats, CEO and founder of Contraline, talked with AskMen about his company's development of a long-lasting, reversible male contraceptive. Eisenfrats was honored as this year's CBIC Student Entrepreneur of the Year.

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Creating Growth and Resilience in Business

Helping local, post start-up companies scale and grow.

A day of problem-solving, practical toolkits and networking for organizations looking to take their business to the next level.

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Unemployment Rates Drop Across Region

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va (DAILY PROGRESS) -- Unemployment rates across Central Virginia decreased from March to April, according to statistics from the Virginia Employment Commission.

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