Chrystal Neal 
i.e.*/Greater Richmond Chamber 


Thursday June 21, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

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i.e.* logo pngStart-Up Competition Finale, 6.21.12 

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Advance registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome tonight, so please join us!  Here are the details:

The Entrepreneurial Trilogy wraps on Thursday, June 21st when our Start-Up Competition finalists compete for the title of the Region's Next Best Start-Up and $10,000 in cash!

The competition finale is free and open to the public and takes place at Richmond CenterStage. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Show begins at 7:00 p.m. and is immediately followed by a post-event Celebration ($15 per person and includes one drink ticket, hors d'oeuvres and live music. Pay at the door. Cash or check preferred, but we'll accept credit cards too). More details below.

All Start-Up Competition contestants may attend the Celebration party as our guests!

It's also the 1st Anniversary of i.e.* Clearly we have much to celebrate. Join us.

The Start-Up Competition Finale is presented by Tumblr.

The post-event Celebration is presented by Health Diagnostic Laboratory and LeClairRyan.

More details: 


  • Doors open 6:00 p.m.; cash bar; merchandise sales
  • Competition Event Begins 7:00 p.m. (Carpenter Theatre)
  • Competition Event Ends 8:45 p.m.
  • Post-Event Celebration Begins 9:00 p.m. (Rhythm Hall; $15 per person; Media may attend free. Please RSVP to Lesley Bruno,, 804-783-9328)
  • Post-Event Celebration Ends 11:00 p.m.

 Parking: Parking at Richmond CenterStage is on-street or in one of several nearby pay lots

 Start- Up Competition Finalists, in alphabetical order (learn more about them):

  • Bonfire Funds
  • City Scrapbook
  • CompanyBright, Inc.
  • Dozer
  • InLieu
  • Little House Green Grocery
  • New Way Fitness LLC
  • Richmond Young Writers
  • SEELogix LLC
  • Shockoe Denim
  • Smart Projex
  • The ARTisan Cafe
  • Wag-in-a-Box

Runners-Up (in alphabetical order):

  • Citizen
  • Iberian Inspirations LLC
  • Love RVA
  • New World Sports
  • Noisewerk
  • Producia
  • The TLC Kitchen
  • Thought, Inc.
  • ViM: Video in Music
  • Your Chow Hound

Start-Up Competition Judges (in alphabetical order):

  • Shawn Boyer - Founder/CEO, Snagajob
  • Alejandro (Alex) Cedeno - Vice President of Global Innovation, MWV; member, MWV Operating Council
  • Moses Foster - Founder/Sr. Director of Creative Development, West Cary Group
  • C. Mason Gates - Serial Entrepreneur and Principal, The InnoVArium
  • Hank Greenberg - Business Owner, Roan
  • Steve Hutcherson - Entrepreneur/Product Developer/ Business Owner /Co-Founder, The InnoVArium
  • Satya Rangarajan - Chief Operating Officer/Co-Founder, Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc.
  • Ting X - Creator/President, Evergreen Enterprises