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Applications are Open for the IdeaFest 2020!

January 20, 2020

The 7th Annual IdeaFest Business Pitch Competition will take place on Thursday, April 2, 2020 starting at 1:00pm. IdeaFest is a pitch competition where 20 finalists will pitch their startup business idea to a panel of judges and a live audience. A total of $10,000 will be awarded to the top 3 competitors.
Applications Open: January 20
Deadline to Apply: March 2


The Launch Place Invests in Revibe – a Machine Learning Wearable Tech Company for a Second Time

January 7, 2020

Five years ago, Danville, Virginia based investment fund, The Launch Place invested $40,000 from their Pre-Seed Fund to help early stage wearable tech startup FokusLabs (now Revibe Technologies) conduct research and develop their prototype. During the last 5 years, the company has grown, the name has changed and the prototype has become a highly rated product, the partnership has remained strong and The Launch Place invested an additional $250,000 from its Seed Fund 2.