Four startup ventures make this year's "RVA Companies to Watch" list

A diverse group of companies, including one that recycles diapers and another that makes craft spirits, were recognized Wednesday as being among the Richmond area’s most promising developing businesses.

The four companies were selected as this year’s “RVA Companies to Watch” by Venture Forum RVA, a group that supports entrepreneurs and startup companies in the Richmond region.

“It is a definitely a diverse group this year, which is exciting and hopefully a sign that there is more creativity going on in the market outside of just the IT space,” said Jessica Barnes, chairwoman of the event.  Read more at