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Local entrepreneurs reap free advice from CIC Resource Fair

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 schools develop outdoor education programs. […]

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At Tom Tom festival, McAuliffe signs law protecting youth entrepreneurs

Gov. Terry McAuliffe used the Paramount Theater stage Thursday to sign into a law a bill designed to protect the intellectual property rights of student entrepreneurs. McAuliffe signed the bill as the marquee moment of the Tom Tom Founders Festival’s Youth Summit, an all-day event for area high-schoolers. House Bill 1230 requires the boards of […]