The RVA Look Book will arrive in late October – you can buy yours today, October 15th. and we’ll ship it to you as soon as they come in! Get ready for this locally produced, hardbound tribute to the entrepreneurs, artists, visionaries and doers that give the Richmond Region its unique personality. Produced entirely by […]
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Friday, October 18, 2013 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond A discussion on how social media and technology continue to revolutionize journalism. With…Geraldine Moriba, Executive Producer, VP and Diversity and Inclusion at CNN Worldwide Learn more and register here.
talk20, is a gathering of creative people showcasing what’s cool, interesting, and creative in Richmond. There are eight presenters and the only rule is that they have 20 slides and 20 seconds per slide to tell their creative story. talk20, is part of a network of gatherings around the world designed to create open forums […]
SHOP CLASS IS BACK IN SESSION! Join us for the third annual SHOP CLASS series, a five-session mashup of innovative thinkers, innovative doers and curious bystanders. SHOP CLASS is designed to showcase Richmond’s creative best and push new thinking by blurring the lines between creator and creative minded. SHOP CLASS 2013 explores the […]
Richmond named one of “10 Up And Coming Cities for Entrepreneurs” by Forbes.com, September 2013. Check out the full story here.
RVA has a new Look Book Local artists, writers and photographers capture RVA’s character and creativity in a new book to be released October 2013 Richmond, VA – The i.e.* initiative of the Greater Richmond Chamber announces the publication of the RVA Look Book, a 228-page, hardbound tribute to the entrepreneurs, artists, visionaries and doers […]
RVA’s entrepreneurs and small businesse owners are invited to an afternoon of superstar advice and connection making in one of Richmond’s most beautiful locations, the Boathouse at Rocketts Landing. Being an entrepreneur requires flexibility and creativity, but it also involves a healthy dose of strategy and long range planning. This event will provide practical guidance on […]
That’s right, folks. We are giving away another $10,000 to RVA’s Next Best Start-Up for a thrid year in a row! Big thanks to Cherry Bekaert LLP for anteing up again as our Award Sponsor! Click here for all the details on the 2014 i.e.* Entrepreneurial Trilogy.
Join ConnectVA, GiveRichmond/GiveSouthsideVA, Work It, Richmond and i.e.* as we showcase local innovation that connects more donors with more organizations in creative ways. Explore trends in the business of philanthropy and celebrate the launch of innovative giving and microlending platforms right here in RVA! Program Highlights: Special video greeting from Senator Mark R. Warner, Special presentation […]
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Did you know that just 10 minutes each day adds up to an entire week’s worth of work at the end of the year? What could you do with an extra week or two? Join Doug and Polly as they discuss the best secrets to successful time management. Learn techniques to conquer time wasters such […]
The i.e.* initiative is pleased to promote another i.e.* inspired event! This time, it’s the Frontier Project hosting An Evening With…Roben Farzad. Monday, June 17, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Read more details here: Join us for an evening with Roben Farzad, Bloomberg Businessweek contributor, for a moderated discussion of the aftermath […]
We all know that networking is way more than just mixing and mingling at events, but how do you network effectively to increase sales in your business? Building your network is hugely important to building your business. At this session, you’ll learn from expert networkers on how they maximize opportunities when introduced to new people. […]
Many thanks to our 8 local creatives who shared their stories at talk20 on Tuesday night, May 7, 2013! Our audience of over 100 attendees sat with rapt attention (and slight morbid curiosity) as we listened to local taxidermist, Robert Olsen, share details of his craft, and were thrilled to watch local hoop artist, Stacy […]
Speakeasy was named the Region’s Next Best Start-Up by a panel of judges at the i.e.* Start-Up Competition finale on April 16. Speakeasy was awarded $10,000 to invest in its idea of inviting customers to use their phones to share problems directly with businesses. The start-up invites customers to use a mobile application to share […]
We are pleased to announce the 14 finalists that will compete in the 2013 Start-Up Competition (in alphabetical order)! Boho Cycle Studio Cyclestay Dragon Grips Hourwise LiveSeed Love This Richmond Autism Connection Richmond Food Cooperative RVA Farms Sir Bentley Art Speakeasy The Storytellers Channel Success Without Limitations Inc. Tumbleweed READ […]
The deadline to enter the 2013 Start-Up Competition was March 19. Online public voting will open March 26, 27 and 28 on this site. Finalists will be announced on March 29. They will pitch their ideas to a panel of judges at a free event on April 16 at CenterStage. Thanks to Tumblr, our Competition […]
The i.e.* Entrepreneurial Trilogy rolls onward with event #2, the Idea Showcase, on March 5th at the Virginia Historical Society. Entrepreneurs grab your business ideas and your networking A-game as you’ll be mingling with local resource providers who can help you start or grow your business. Successful Richmond small business owners will provide inspiration, advice and […]
Residential lighting design company INARAY won the Envision This Challenge last week, out of a pool of 25 contestants all hoping to help connect RVA’s Shockoe District by addressing dead zones in the neighborhood. For its comprehensive lighting plan for Shockoe, INARAY took home a $1,500 prize and also was the audience favorite, winning the […]
Area businesses past the point of start-up but still decidedly small and growing should check out TILTED: An RVA Small Business UnConference on February 23rd. A group of local businesses founded in the last 5-10 years – Create Digital, Elevation Advertising, Floricane, Fraser Design, One South Realty, The Hodges Partnership, TMI Consulting, Work It Richmond and […]