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.

~ 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.

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. 


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Nearly seven months into a three-year, 98-job pledge in Durham and app developer WillowTree, now working out of its new office in American Tobacco Campus, is nearly 20 percent of the way toward its bullish goal.

TYSONS CORNER, Va., June 6, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Social SafeGuard announced today that they have been nominated for the Hottest Cybersecurity and Safety Innovation Award.

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.

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

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) -- Evelyn Tickle has won the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council's Social Good Award for her work with artificial oyster reefs. She is the owner and inventor behind Grow Oyster Reefs. See the Newsplex video.

On May 26, the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council (CBIC) honored the area's most innovative and inspirational entrepreneurs, companies, teachers and students at its sold-out 18th annual awards gala.

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.