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Posted on: February 26, 2021

757 Angels investor group remains one of the top 10 investors in startups

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Feb. 26, 2021 - A Hampton Roads' group founded to invest in emerging companies -- 757 Angels -- was named one of the Top 10 such groups in the country by the Angel Capital Association’s Angel Funders Report.

This is the second year that the group has reach...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Series of workshops planned for home-based businesses

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Feb. 25, 2021 - Advice and ideas targeted to home-based businesses will be offered in a series of monthly free workshops. The first workshop focuses on "Preparing your Home-based Business for the Post Pandemic World," with speaker Marc Wilson fr...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Free, 2-day webinar will help businesses learn about procurement opportunities

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Feb. 23, 2021 - Register now for a free, two-day procurement webinar sponsored by the cities of Hampton and Norfolk on Wednesday and Thursday, March 16 and 17, from 9 a.m.-noon. "Bridge The Connection" will highlight business opportunities in bo...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Huntington Ingalls completes first of two buildings in Hampton for unmanned systems

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Jan. 11, 2021 - Huntington Ingalls Industries announced Monday that it has completed the first phase of a new Unmanned Systems Center of Excellence in Hampton. The 22,000 square-foot facility is the first of two planned buildings. It will be used to assem...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Huntington Ingalls Industries expands unmanned systems with new acquisition

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Jan. 6, 2021 - Huntington Ingalls Industries has acquired the autonomy business of Spatial Integrated Systems Inc. The acquisition further expands HII’s "unmanned systems capabilities with a highly skilled team and proven unmanned surface vessel (USV...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Community colleges collaborate to create regional workforce development program

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Dec. 15, 2020 - Hampton’s Thomas Nelson Community College has been a strong partner in workforce development and training on the Peninsula for years. Now, it’s joining with two other community colleges to create a larger regional effort.
Thomas Nelson, Cam...
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Posted on: December 8, 2020

The rumor is confirmed: Amazon to build delivery center at site of old Kmart

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Dec. 8, 2020 - Amazon, the world’s largest internet-based retailer, has closed on the long-vacant Super Kmart property on Mercury Boulevard. Plans are to build a last mile delivery center that will add jobs and speed package delivery to customers.

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