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Founders & Funders Webinar Series: “Nondilutive Funding” January 21, 3-5 pm

Join VIC and a panel of experts from across the region for the next event in our Founders & Funders Webinar Series We will be discussing various types of capital and issues entrepreneurs and startups may encounter when seeking capital: when to pursue different types of capital, where to find the resources to help

By |2021-01-07T22:17:24+00:00January 7th, 2021|Entrepreneurship, Funding Opportunities, Lynchburg Regional Events, News & Events, Tech Council Events, Tech Council News|Comments Off on Founders & Funders Webinar Series: “Nondilutive Funding” January 21, 3-5 pm

Virginia is America’s Top State for Business

VIRGINIA IS AMERICA’S TOP STATE FOR BUSINESS, ACCORDING TO CNBC EXCLUSIVE STUDY CNBC Special Correspondent Scott Cohn Revealed America’s Top Five States for Business Today on CNBC ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., July 10, 2019—CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today unveiled the results of its thirteenth annual list of America’s Top States for Business with Virginia taking

By |2021-01-03T17:17:31+00:00January 3rd, 2021|Featured, National News, News, Tech Council News, Virginia News|Comments Off on Virginia is America’s Top State for Business

CIT | CCF ​Commonwealth Commercialization Fund

Introducing the Commonwealth Commercialization Fund The Commonwealth Commercialization Fund, or CCF, was launched on July 1, 2020 to foster innovative and collaborative efforts in Virginia. Combining two legacy state programs, the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) and the Virginia Research Innovation Fund (VRIF), CCF seeks technologies with a high potential for economic development and

By |2021-01-03T05:22:28+00:00January 3rd, 2021|Featured, Funding Opportunities, News, Technology|Comments Off on CIT | CCF ​Commonwealth Commercialization Fund

Latest LYH News and Announcements

Final Round of CARES Business Recovery Program The City of Lynchburg CARES Business Recovery Program, created in August 2020, is open for one more round of applications! The final round of applicants includes ANY business licensed in the City of Lynchburg as of March 1, 2020. If you are located within the City of Lynchburg and have

By |2020-10-22T19:42:30+00:00October 22nd, 2020|Lynchburg Regional News|Comments Off on Latest LYH News and Announcements

FBI warning of robocall scam threatening arrest

https://youtu.be/KIbv12k_tCo WASHINGTON D.C. - The FBI has issued a warning about a new scam that has con-artists convincing innocent victims to hand over millions of dollars. The new scam follows familiar patterns as it begins with a robocall but this time the scammers are claiming to the FBI itself. Supervisory Special Agent Josh Morrill

By |2020-10-22T02:44:51+00:00October 22nd, 2020|Scam Alerts|Comments Off on FBI warning of robocall scam threatening arrest

Facebook says it has invested $1 billion in its Henrico County Data Center

Facebook says it has invested $1 billion in its Henrico County data center By JOHN REID BLACKWELL Richmond Times-Dispatch Oct 8, 2020 The social media company Facebook said it has now invested about $1 billion in its eastern Henrico County data center that became operational this summer. Facebook first announced plans to open the data

By |2020-10-18T02:14:27+00:00October 18th, 2020|Virginia News|Comments Off on Facebook says it has invested $1 billion in its Henrico County Data Center

From Washington Post: More students are learning on laptops and tablets in class. Some parents want to hit the off switch.

More students are learning on laptops and tablets in class. Some parents want to hit the off switch. This is a great article from the Washington Post from back in February. It highlights parent concerns over schools and their technology decisions.  Many schools struggle in this area for many reasons, but parents are now asking

By |2020-10-16T14:20:25+00:00October 16th, 2020|Featured, National News, Technology|Comments Off on From Washington Post: More students are learning on laptops and tablets in class. Some parents want to hit the off switch.

New Documentary : Childhood 2.0 from Bark

A Look At Growing Up In A 21st Century Digital World For the first time in history, mental illness and suicide have become one of the greatest threats to school-aged children. Many parents still view dangers as primarily physical and external, but they’re missing the real danger: kids spending more time online and less time

By |2020-10-16T14:01:28+00:00October 16th, 2020|Featured, National News, News|Comments Off on New Documentary : Childhood 2.0 from Bark

Former state official named new leader at Center for Innovative Technology

Article from Richmond-Times Dispatch Bob Stolle, a former top state commerce official and member of a prominent Virginia political family, has been named the new president and CEO of the Center for Innovative Technology. Stolle, who previously has served as senior vice president of policy and regional initiatives at CIT, will succeed Ed Albrigo, who

By |2020-09-17T19:40:30+00:00September 17th, 2020|Celebration, Featured, News|Comments Off on Former state official named new leader at Center for Innovative Technology

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