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March 30, 2018
The Community Investment Collaborative hopes its new co-working space gives budding small-business owners a foothold in downtown Charlottesville before they brave the city’s crowded real estate market. CIC hosted an open house Friday to introduce the co-working space, dubbed the Collaborative, which is within the organization’s offices at ...
November 16, 2016
Without free advice from volunteers at the Community Investment Collaborative, Audrey Reid would be hard-pressed to grow Imbibe Solutions, her nascent wine and beer quality control firm. Deborah Andersen would be facing paying steep fees for advice starting GOAL, or Get Outside and Learn, a consulting business that will help ...
November 29, 2014
For Ridge Schuyler, the quest to eliminate poverty in the city of Charlottesville begins with a question. “How do we find the people who are being left out and engage them in a process that leads them to a meaningful job?” Schuyler asked. Schuyler is the director of the Charlottesville ...
January 28, 2014
The third annual Tom Tom Founders Festival being held April 9 to 13 will have an amplified focus on innovation during five days of “mostly free” performances, workshops and other gatherings. Organized by Paul Beyer, the festival of art, music and innovation will bring together leaders in entrepreneurism, technology and ...
August 04, 2013
Two Charlottesville businesses making baked goods and sauces are getting a boost from people lending them money from all over the world. Stevie G’s gluten-free bakery and The Happy Tomato both have received interest-free microfinance loans of $5,000 through Kiva, a nonprofit organization that provides microloans to budding ...