The crowd at last year’s pitch night listens intently as local entrepreneurs present their big ideas. This year, the top winner will go home with $5,000. Photo:

Tom Tom to feature two innovation contests

“It takes persistence, not necessarily any particular genius, to be an entrepreneur,” said University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce adjunct professor Brendan Richardson. A UVA graduate and startup investor himself, Richardson has spent more than 20 years working with new ideas and the people behind them. The next Mark Zuckerberg or Bill Gates might […]