Innovate Lynchburg Welcomes Michael Lovell, Esq. To the Board of Directors

A New Board Member With Big Ideas Innovate Lynchburg has added a new Board Member to its ranks.  Michael Lovell, Esq. brings to the team a passion for business and innovation.  He is a business minded attorney with a practice consisting of civil litigation and transactional matters. With over twelve-years of experience, he has worked

By |2021-04-24T16:00:06+00:00April 24th, 2021|Celebration, Entrepreneurship, Featured, Member Spotlight, News, News & Events|Comments Off on Innovate Lynchburg Welcomes Michael Lovell, Esq. To the Board of Directors

Several Richmond-area startups have raised millions of dollars from investors

Several Richmond-area startup companies recently raised additional money from investors. The businesses are: Insurance technology company Fenris said on April 7 that it had raised $2.7 million in new funding from several investment groups. Richmond-based Fenris, founded in 2016, is a data and analytics company focused on streamlining and modernizing the process of quoting

By |2021-04-10T13:54:11+00:00April 10th, 2021|Articles, Featured, Virginia News|Comments Off on Several Richmond-area startups have raised millions of dollars from investors

Innovate Lynchburg Partnering with Google to Grow New Skills for Our Community

Great things happen when people connect with a common goal.  Back in August, Scott Pleasants with Innovate Lynchburg had a conversation with Karen Jackson, the former Secretary of Technology for the State of Virginia.  This conversation centered around the topic of growing and keeping Virginia's technology talent inside of the state.  For some time now,

By |2021-03-28T16:37:45+00:00March 28th, 2021|Articles, Featured|Comments Off on Innovate Lynchburg Partnering with Google to Grow New Skills for Our Community

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

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

T-Mobile Project 10 Million

Innovate Lynchburg is excited to champion this new program from T-Mobile in our region.  Because of COVID-19, many schools are completely online or are hybrid. In an effort to help close the homework gap, T-Mobile is giving school districts free internet access and mobile hotspots for 10 million eligible households. In addition to this,

By |2020-09-08T19:40:03+00:00September 4th, 2020|Featured, News, Technology|Comments Off on T-Mobile Project 10 Million
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