Business

Sandy Hausman / WVTF

On any given night, more than 7,000 people in Virginia are homeless. It’s not easy to find work when you have no permanent address, but a new program in Charlottesville aims to help people who are homeless start a business. 

When a Restaurant Job was Divinely Ordered

Jun 23, 2016

Enjoli Moon is the founder and creative director of the Afrikana Independent Film Festival, which is in its third year and which brings filmmakers to Richmond from all over the world. But Moon doesn't come from the filmmaking world. In this week's segment, she shares her memories of a Richmond restaurant that inspired her to create something new and different in the city.

 

 

RU Online Website Surveys State Broadband Access

Jun 6, 2016
http://ruonline.virginia.gov/broadbandsurvey/survey/ruonline/

Virginia and localities are trying to get a handle on how widespread--or not--broadband access is in the state. A new survey website from The Center for Innovative Technology and Virginia Tech will track where the internet holes are. 

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It looks like another big company could be making its way to Virginia. According to state documents, an unidentified business is looking to move into a major industrial facility in Chesterfield County. 

Cold Brew Coffee is Hot Trend

May 8, 2016
Mallory Noe-Payne/WVTF

Temperatures are starting to rise, and that may mean it’s time to trade in your hot cup of coffee in the morning for something different.

Cold brew coffee is a quickly growing sector of the caffeine marketplace, and a new company in Virginia is finding a way to cash in. 

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