• Why is Collaboration Critical to Successfully Training the Healthcare Workforce of Tomorrow?

    There are two primary trends driving the collaborative needs of the healthcare workforce. The first is the immutable law of demographics. Our nation's healthcare workforce is in the midst of a generational shift as more and more Baby Boomers retire and millions of Millennials come of age.

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  • Cville Ranks #1 in VC Funding Growth

    According to this report by the National Venture Capital Association, nine companies in the Charlottesville, VA MSA received $27.7 million in venture funding in 2015. That makes Charlottesville #1 out of 133 MSAs in both the greatest growth (at 55.2 percent ) and the greatest rate of growth as measured by venture investment dollars with a 156.5 percent increase since 2010.

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  • The Path to a Patent: 5 Things to Consider

    If you are a startup or a solo inventor, you may have thought of applying for a patent as one form of intellectual property protection. This blog post attempts to set forth some very basic concepts of patenting that a startup or a solo inventor must be aware of. Of course, there are many more issues to keep in mind, including whether you should even apply for a patent or go for other forms of protection (trade secret, copyright, etc.). Some scenarios are presented below.

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  • Inaugural Cville Startup Career Fair Successful

    In early February 2016, dozens of fast-growing startups and innovative non-profits connected with local students and entrepreneurs and U.Va. alumni to discover internships and job opportunities, and to learn the modern skills needed in tomorrow’s workforce. 

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  • Registration Open: Darden Entrepreneurship Conference

    Join us Friday, 29 January 2016 at the University of Virginia School of Law for the 7th annual Darden Entrepreneurship Conference

    Conference 9:00 am - 4:30 pm (School of Law) || Reception and Venture Fair 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm (i.Lab at UVA)

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  • CIT $3.4M Technology Development Funding

    Move your technology from the lab to market with the support of the Commonwealth! $3.4 million is available to award through the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund's FY2016 solicitation to the private sector, higher education, and research facilities. CRCF has invested $16.5 million in nearly 200 projects over the last four years -- your technology could be next!

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  • UVA $10M Seed Fund

    Starting in 2016, the University of Virginia will be propelling entrepreneurship into the market like never before. The University’s new Seed Fund will deploy $10 million over 10 years to help commercialize UVA technologies and opportunities.

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  • CBIC Leads Tech Policy Discussion with Women in Tech

    Women in Tech recently hosted Tracey Greene, CBIC's Executive Director, and Cassandra Stish, CBIC Board Member, for its inaugural TechTober Update. Greene and Stish led the discussion about the crucial importance of policy to the survival and growth of our local and statewide tech community.

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  • 1 Why is Collaboration Critical to Successfully Training the Healthcare Workforce of Tomorrow?
  • 2 Cville Ranks #1 in VC Funding Growth
  • 3 The Path to a Patent: 5 Things to Consider
  • 4 Inaugural Cville Startup Career Fair Successful
  • 5 Registration Open: Darden Entrepreneurship Conference
  • 6 CIT $3.4M Technology Development Funding
  • 7 UVA $10M Seed Fund
  • 8 CBIC Leads Tech Policy Discussion with Women in Tech

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  • CBIC Awards

    The Charlottesville area is recognized for its exceptional high-tech community and entrepreneurial spirit. CBIC is proud to spotlight leadership in these areas annually through the highly anticipated CBIC Awards.
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  • Tech Tour

    CBIC's annual Tech Tour is all about igniting local students' interest in technology-related careers and showing the variety of opportunities available in our community to pursue their passions.
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  • TechOnTap

    This event (free + happy hour specials) provides an opportunity for tech-minded people to network.
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