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May 30th, 2017

Ipon Technologies USA, a subsidiary of a Paris-based technology consulting firm, originally chose to locate it's first U.S. headquarters operation in the city of Richmond in 2014. Since then, the company has expanded staffing twice, and continue to look to grow in the city. Learn more.

May 30th, 2017

Online magazine Rolling Out ranks the city of Richmond 9th in its top 20 list of best places for black entrepreneurs. Richmond joined cities like Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Miami, and Baltimore in the top 10. Learn more.

May 1st, 2017

On April 26, 2017, Secretary of Commerce Todd Haymore and Mayor Levar M. Stoney announced that 2nd Life, Inc., will be investing nearly $1 million in the city of Richmond, and creating 66 new jobs. Learn more.

May 1st, 2017

On April 24, 2017, realtor.com ranked Richmond as one of the next top tech towns. Learn more.

May 1st, 2017

On April 26, 2017, Secretary of Commerce Todd Haymore and Mayor Levar M. Stoney announced that 2nd Life, Inc., will be investing nearly $1 million in the city of Richmond, and creating 66 new jobs. Learn more.

May 1st, 2017

On April 27, 2017, Governor Terry McAuliffe and Mayor Levar M. Stoney announced that Karn Custom Woodwork (KCW), an architectural millwork manufacturing and installation company, will invest $2.55 million to expand its headquarters and manufacturing operation in the city of Richmond. Virginia sucessfully competed against Maryland and Washintgon, D.C., for the project, which will create 30 new jobs. Learn more.

March 21st, 2017

Capital One Financial Corp. has bought a building in Shockoe Bottom that two local businessmen are planning to turn into an incubator for startup businesses. Capital One plans to occupy two floors of the building and lease space back to Startup Virginia. The incubator will be on three floors. Learn more.

March 17th, 2017

The City of Richmond has retained it's AA+ credit rating from Fitch Ratings. That is just one step below the highest possible rating. Learn more.

March 17th, 2017

Richmond's The Veil Brewing Co., made Thrillist's list of the 14 best breweries to open in America in the past 18 months. Learn more.

March 17th, 2017

Southern Living Magazine ranks Richmond one of the best cities in the south, noting "Off-the-radar Richmond has the South paying attention." Learn more.

 
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