The Richmond region is home to a diverse and vibrant community. Every day, in our garages and laboratories, studios and galleries around town, the RVA Creative Class creates impactful, creative and innovative solutions across all disciplines. i.e.* is a galvanizing initiative to launch Richmond into the limelight and over time, put us on the map for innovative excellence. An excited crowd voted for their for favorite contestants in the 2012 i.e.* StartUp Competition. On June 21st, 2012, at Richmond CenterStage, 143 contestants competed for a chance to win a $10,000 , six months free office space, and an opportunity to tell their story on stage at the upcoming TedXRVA event in the Fall of 2012. In support of the competition Shockoe has developed a voting system, both a native iPhone app and web mobile app, featuring full descriptions of each finalist, and  real-time in app voting.

 

 

Development Tools

– Appcelerator Titanium Mobile Platform

App Features

– Real time voting system

– Full group descriptions

– Real time results

Vote for your favorite contestants in the 2012 i.e.* StartUp Competition. On June 21st, 2012, at Richmond CenterStage, 143 contestants will be competing for a chance to win a $10,000 CASH PRIZE (generously contributed by  Cherry, Bekaert & HollandSix months free office space, and an opportunity to tell your story on stage at the upcoming TedXRVA event in the Fall of 2012. In support of the competition Shockoe has developed a voting system for both iphone and android devices, featuring full descriptions of each finalist, and  real-time in app voting. The app will be available for download soon in both the Apple App market and Android Play Market.

Voting criteria: 

* Evaluation of the viability of your business to be successful

* Evaluation of the innovative nature of your business

* Originality of your product or service in the market

What is i.e.* ? 

The Richmond region is home to a diverse and vibrant community. Every day, in our garages and laboratories, studios and galleries around town, the RVA Creative Class creates impactful, creative and innovative solutions across all disciplines. i.e.* is a galvanizing initiative to launch Richmond into the limelight and over time, put us on the map for innovative excellence.

Register to attend the i.e.* Start-Up Competition Finale HERE!

This event begins at 7pm (doors open at 6pm) and is free and open to the public. After the competition, join us for a celebration of all of our contestants at a party in Rhythm Hall at CenterStage ($15 per person, payable at the door via cash, check or credit card).