Richmond, VA – March 21, 2014
The information below is from last year’s RVA trip. Information on the Spring 2015 trip will be posted in early 2015.
ABOUT THE TRIP
The Entrepreneurship Group at U.Va. is teaming up with SEED at VCU to explore the Richmond startup scene.
On Friday, March 21, EG will travel to Richmond to meet up with VCU students. We’ve been granted exclusive access to tour the offices of Tumblr, 80amps, MAXX Potential, Mobelux, Techead, Nectar, and Alton Lane.
On Friday evening, there will be a happy hour with many successful UVA and VCU alumni.
This is a trip you won’t want to miss. Read on for more information or apply here (applications now closed).
COMPANIES WE’RE VISITING:
Tumblr is a microblogging platform and social networking website. Tumblr empowers people to create something extraordinary, and to find and follow the things you love.
80amps is a world-class team of successful entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, creatives, and subject-matter experts dedicated to growing brands, products, and the technologies that support them.
804RVA is a coworking space and community in Richmond. 804RVA is passionate about transforming the way people work and encouraging a culture of collaboration and innovation.
Nectar is a lifestyle brand that makes premium custom sunglasses. Nectar’s mission is to connect a diverse network of individuals with a common thread – to enjoy life more.
Mobelux makes software for startups and Fortune 500 companies alike. We specialize in mobile apps and building the industrial-strength platforms that power them.
Alton Lane is a premium tailored apparel store that lets users design custom suits, blazers, tuxedos and shirts. Their vision is to create a new way for men to get the clothing they want.
MAXX Potential provides technology services at some of the most affordable rates in the world because of their unique apprenticeship programs that enable them to build their own technical talent.