Search: Michael Prichard
September 21, 2017
The Tom Tom Founders Festival’s inaugural Fall Forum on Friday will feature two panel discussions on major growth industries in the Charlottesville area: biotechnology and machine learning. Machine learning is a subset of artificial intelligence that allows computers to learn from data without human intervention. Over the last decade ...
September 06, 2017
The Tom Tom Founders Festival, for the fourth year, is recognizing nine people who have shaped Charlottesville through their leadership in business, education and community service. “We’ve been incredibly honored to be talking to [the Founding Cville award recipients] in the past month and capturing their stories,” said Tom ...
August 27, 2017
The city of Charlottesville recently unveiled an online portal for datasets from the city government, with the hope that “civic hackers” will use the data to improve the community. Many American cities have adopted policies governing the online distribution of open data. By definition, open data is free, has no ...
August 01, 2017
Documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in 2017 show that Charlottesville’s technology companies this year have attracted millions in venture capital investment. Six companies have attracted more than $39 million in investment capital, records show. ArcheMedX, a software company marketing an interactive online platform for medical education ...
April 01, 2017
Michael Prichard is working on his second Charlottesville startup just a few blocks from the booming software business he co-founded eight years ago. Prichard resigned as chief technology officer of WillowTree last fall. WillowTree develops mobile apps for high-profile clients such as American Express and Time-Warner, and has more than ...
April 12, 2016
A brewer, an educator, a computer programmer, a film festival director and a lawyer and politician painted a picture of an arts-infused, tech-driven city Monday when asked to envision Charlottesville in 2025. Speaking at the Future Forum, the opening event of the Tom Tom Founders Festival, local leaders spoke about ...