Archive for the ‘co.starters’ Category

Introducing Launched in Lynchburg
Posted By carrot on September 18, 2016
The Lynchburg Office of Economic Development and Economic Development Authority have recently released a new digital platform to inspire and educate local entrepreneurs called Launched in Lynchburg.  Launched In Lynchburg is…
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City of Lynchburg’s Office of Economic Development Releases 2015-2016 Annual Report (Part 2/2)
Posted By carrot on August 25, 2016
Economic Development Programs The Office of Economic Development works to build a range of local programs and incentives to create and retain jobs, improve Lynchburg's infrastructure and assets, and invest in…
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The Craft Crucible woodworking shop to open in Midtown Lynchburg this fall
Posted By carrot on August 10, 2016
Randy Smith purchased the former Campbell Payne building on Thurman Avenue last November, and plans to open The Craft Crucible doors this fall. In 2008, Randy Smith left the corporate world, where he…
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Lynchburg Innovation Week 2016 Draws Hundreds of Business Professionals
Posted By carrot on July 11, 2016
Between June 2nd - 4th, hundreds of local business professionals gathered downtown at the Riverviews Artspace to celebrate the city's first Lynchburg Innovation Week. The 3-day event featured a wide…
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Lynchburg business grant winner and CO.STARTERS grad to open new bakery shop downtown
Posted By carrot on July 06, 2016
Tarsha Joyner, Founder of Mrs. Joy's Absolutely Fabulous Treats, accepting Community Business Launch grant for $7,500 at the 2016 Lynchburg Innovation Week. This summer, Tarsha Joyner, the winner of the Food Network's…
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Good Karma Tea wins $10,500 grant to launch new retail storefront
Posted By carrot on June 14, 2016
Good Karma Tea and Wellness Co. has been in business in Lynchburg for nearly two years, but it's about to open a new, larger retail and wellness space downtown with the help…
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Five Lynchburg Startups Receive Community Business Launch Grants during Lynchburg Innovation Week
Posted By carrot on June 03, 2016
Five Lynchburg start-ups that completed the City’s first CO.STARTERS program received Community Business Launch grants totaling $40,000 at an awards ceremony on Thursday. Businesses will start or expand their business…
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Lynchburg Innovation Week
Posted By carrot on May 18, 2016
What is this? Lynchburg Innovation Week is a 3-day series of events designed to highlight our business community, inspire citizens to take an active role in growing our City, and…
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TechHire and CO.STARTERS Presentation to Lynchburg City Council, February 23
Posted By carrot on March 02, 2016
On February 23, 2016 , Director of Economic Development Marjette Upshur presented "Lynchburg's Economic Ecosystem: Equipping businesses, empowering citizens through creative workforce development" to Lynchburg City Council. The presentation specficially…
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Meet the CO.STARTERS Facilitators
Posted By carrot on February 12, 2016
CO.STARTERS is a nine-week program that equips aspiring entrepreneurs with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn business ideas into action and turn a passion into a sustainable and…
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