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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Virginia Named One of Top States to Make a Living

MoneyRates combined a number of factors, including unemployment, tax rates and workplace safety, to identify the best and worst states to make a living. Virginia ranked number 3 based on its above-average median income, below-average cost of living, and above-average rankings for workplace safety. Read the analysis here.

Foodio Announces Series Seed Funding Led by Local Angel Investor

Foodio, a Charlottesville, VA technology company providing custom online ordering solutions for restaurants, has announced it has raised $585,000 in a Series Seed funding round led by Jaffray Woodriff. The funds will be used to continue to grow the number of restaurants served, expand the team, enter new markets, and continue to enhance the product technology.

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18th Annual CBIC Gala Honors Area Teachers May 26

Area Educators Recognized for Leveraging Learning Technology

On Thursday night, May 26, one superstar Charlottesville-area teacher will be named CBIC Educator of the Year and take a $2,500 technology grant back to their classroom, made possible by UVA Research Park. This year's finalists are Crozet Elementary School teacher Betsy Agee, Monticello High School teacher Eric Bredder, and Adam Mulcahy from Western Albemarle High School.

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Virginia Invests $4 Million in UVA Focused Ultrasound Center

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. 

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Innovators Row to Showcase Startups

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.

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