Richmond Startup Spotlight email newsletter connects RVA’s entrepreneurs


Richmond, VA – Richmond’s business community has a new email newsletter spotlighting local startups making a name for themselves and our region.


Richmond Startup Spotlight launches on Sunday, Sep. 9, featuring local success stories, new ventures, patent information, advice and articles of interest to entrepreneurs. From working with mentors to securing funding, the weekly email newsletter is the first stop for connecting to the businesses and individuals impacting startups in RVA.


The newsletter will also include a variety of columns that will provide helpful information and tips to the startup community. One new column will be from Jay Markiewicz, an entrepreneur and executive director of entrepreneurship programs at Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Business. Markiewicz will offer insight on how to initiate the entrepreneurship journey.


“The Times-Dispatch has been writing about startups, small businesses and the entrepreneurial community for years. This new e-newsletter focuses more attention on this growing and vibrant community and it raises our commitment,” said RTD Business Editor Gregory J. Gilligan.


The latest email newsletter from the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond Startup Spotlight joins Richmond Dish and Virginia Politics Insider as weekly resources for local communities of interest. Richmond Startup Spotlight will be delivered on Sunday mornings.  Visit to sign up for this and other emails from The Times-Dispatch.


For more information about the newsletter and featured articles, contact Gilligan at or (804) 649-6379.


For information about advertising in Richmond Startup Spotlight, contact Broderick Thomas, digital sales director, at or (804) 649-6099.


About the Richmond Times-Dispatch

The Richmond Times-Dispatch is Central Virginia’s leading source of news, advertising, commentary and community conversations.

The RTD is part of the BH Media’s Richmond Group, which also includes The Mechanicsville Local, the Ashland-Hanover Local, The Goochland Gazette, Powhatan Today, Chesterfield RTD, Henrico RTD, Cumberland Today and The King William Local. Online, access the RTD on

The Richmond Times-Dispatch and BH Media Group are owned by Berkshire Hathaway Co.

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