Lighthouse Labs is the premiere nationally ranked startup accelerator in Virginia. We are a non-profit, mentor-driven startup acceleration program that provides $20,000 to accepted startups without taking equity. We connect promising founders with proven mentors, investors, support services, working space and lean startup education to move from idea to viable high growth venture in 3 months.
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Lighthouse founder stories
Richmond's first chocolate maker. Upchurch Chocolate makes small-batch, craft chocolate from the beans. Think Willy Wonka, but hip & local. Things like local business, historic neighborhoods, and student galleries are a part of who they are. Making chocolate is just Upchurch's way of giving back to the city it loves. "The community that makes up Richmond is why we will stay in Richmond" - Alex Brito, Founder and CEO
Streamlining the rental process from leads to leases. Founded in 2013, Tenant Turner was built by landlords to solve the age old problem of finding quality tenants quickly. "We've married our passions for usable, valuable products to solve the problems we've encountered managing residential rental properties," says Chris Stewart, Chief Technology Officer. Combined, the three co-founders have almost fifty years of software development experience and have at least one rental property.
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