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UpRiver & rvAwesome Founders Celebration

Tuesday, November 27
+ 28: UpRiver 9:00 am - 4:00 pm November 28: rvAwesome Founders Celebration 4:00 - 6:00 pm


rvAwesome Founders Celebration

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Venture Forum RVA, in partnership with Activation Capital's UpRiver event, is proudly announcing the rvAwesome Founders Celebration, previously known as Venture Forum RVA's "Companies to Watch".

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“We are excited to be partners in UpRiver and think this is a great place to launch a new and improved rvAwesome Founders Celebration (formerly RVA Companies to Watch). Venture Forum RVA is looking forward to recognizing more companies in the 2018 awards to highlight the diverse and growing spectrum of companies located in RVA,” said Sarah Williams, Chairwoman of Venture Forum rvAwesome Founders Celebration.

UpRiver and Venture Forum rvAwesome Founders Celebration will be held at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture on Tuesday, November 27 and Wednesday, November 28. There will be content sessions and workshops available during the day focused around the needs of founders. Venture Forum rvAwesome Founders Celebration will be held on Wednesday, November 28th from 4:00 - 6:30 pm.

Nominate a Founder by Monday, October 29, 2018

Micro: Less than 1/2 Million Revenue

Main Street: Up to 5 Million in Revenue

High Growth: Outside Growth Capital/Investment

Student: Current or Recent Graduate College or High School

Makers: Independent Investors, Designers, Tinkerers, Traditional & Non Traditional Artisans

Get in your nominations for the rvAwesome Founder. It only takes a few minutes to fill out the form. Nominations will close on Monday, October 29th at 5:00 PM.

Nominate a rvAwesome Founder Here

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