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CIC is Awarded Grant Funds from Charlottesville Area Community Foundation

Posted by Waverly Davis in Press Release on June 13, 2014

CIC has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation (CACF) in support of our Entrepreneurial Engagement Program to expand the access of small businesses to information, tools, and resources. See the full story and additional grant recipients from CBS19 News.  

Stevie G’s Gluten Free Bakery in Cville Weekly

Posted by Waverly Davis in Press Release on June 13, 2014

Stevie G's Gluten Free Bakery graduated CIC's 2nd class of entrepreneurs. They are now running a successful gluten free bakery in the Charlottesville area. Read on for a great article in C'ville Weekly. We all know at least one person who orders lettuce-wrapped burgers, declines invitations to...

Applications Available for Fall Entrepreneurial Training Workshop

Posted by Waverly Davis in Press Release on June 9, 2014

CIC's next 17-week entrepreneurial workshop will begin on August 19th, 2014.  Applications are now available online, at CIC's office or by email request.  Completed applications are due to CIC by July 1st, 2014.   There will be an information session to learn more about CIC’s...

You’re Invited to our 2nd Annual Wine Tasting & Entrepreneur Showcase

Posted by Waverly Davis in Events on June 7, 2014

Saturday, June 7th, 6pm - 9pm Address: 575 Thomas Jefferson Parkway, Charlottesville, VA 22902 CIC will host its 2nd Annual Wine Tasting and Entrepreneur Showcase at the Prince Michel Wine Shop at Carter Mountain Orchard on Saturday, June 7th from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. At this free event, guests can...

Peg’s Salt Entrepreneur Profile

Posted by CIC Admin in Entrepreneur Profile on June 1, 2014

From a family recipe to a full-grown business, Peg’s Salt offers seasoned salt that enhances meals everywhere. Cass’s mother, Peg, created the original recipe over 40 years ago, and it quickly became a loved recipe amoung family and friends. Her daughter Cass, would continuously pester her mother...

Spiked Sliders & Subs Entrepreneur Profile

Posted by CIC Admin in Entrepreneur Profile on May 1, 2014

We recently sat down with Will to discuss his new food truck business, Spiked Sliders and Subs. Will has wanted to own his own business since the age of 10. He worked for Potomac Nationals, a minor league baseball team which inspired the idea of starting a food truck.  Will...

Last Stop Auto Sales Entrepreneur Profile

Posted by CIC Admin in Entrepreneur Profile on April 22, 2014

Ken recently sat down with us to discuss his business and his experience in the CIC workshop: What has CIC done for your business?   CIC gave me a launching pad to start my business.   How has your business grown?   My business has grown through increased pre-owned auto...

CIC Entrepreneur Showcase 2014

Posted by Waverly Davis in Events on April 18, 2014

CIC's Entrepreneur Showcase at the Tom Tom Founders Festival was a great success! Check out our Facebook album with photos of the event.

Apprenticeship Connections wins Tom Tom Founders Festival Pitch Night!

Posted by Waverly Davis in Press Release on April 11, 2014

  Congrats to CIC alumi Apprenticeship Connections for winning the Tom Tom Founders Festival Pitch Night!  Apprenticeship Connections founder, Anne Tilney and program director, Helene Hamady won a $5,000 grant and will have the opportunity to join the i.Lab program this fall, an entrepreneurial incubator of the Batten...

CIC Entrepreneur Showcase at Tom Tom Founders Festival

Posted by CIC in Events on March 27, 2014

Last year, Community Investment Collaborative (CIC) hosted an entrepreneur showcase with the theme of Building Community Builders. Join us this year to meet some of the newest home-grown Charlottesville area businesses and find out how you can help the next group of entrepreneurs in building our community. At the showcase,...

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