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March 23, 2018
After mulling over job offers from Wall Street firms last fall, University of Virginia fourth-year students Andy Page and Yash Tekriwal both realized they were conflicted about starting careers in finance. “We thought, ‘wouldn’t it be cool if we got a bunch of our friends to stay around and ...
March 19, 2017
More than 100 aspiring entrepreneurs at the University of Virginia recently celebrated the opening of a new space for them to meet, make plans and find ways to change the world. The Lighthouse, a repurposed storage room in Thornton Hall, is the new home of Works in Progress, a program ...
February 04, 2017
When University of Virginia fourth-year student Alexander Olesen needed some help getting his idea for an accessible hydroponics system off the ground, he sought help in a cluttered, aging house on Elliewood Avenue. Olesen, who grew up in rural Norfolk, England, found the help he needed at Hack CVille, a ...
August 08, 2016
An effort by Governor Terry McAuliffe to award five $25,000 grants to small Virginia startups will make its way to Charlottesville Sept. 23. The Virginia Velocity Tour, which will stop in five cities around the commonwealth, will wrap up a week-long bus tour at The Haven, in conjunction with ...
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