Virginia Velocity Competition Names Finalists
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Commerce and Trade. The competition is a key component of Governor Terry McAuliffe’s efforts to catalyze entrepreneurism in the Commonwealth by focusing the growth sectors of bioscience and energy.
The advancement of applicants to the semi-finalist round was based on the total weighted average of the judges’ scores. Each applicant’s application was reviewed by a panel of three individual judges. Based on the aggregated scores, the top five companies in each sector are considered semi-finalists.
Below, in alphabetical order, are the semi-finalists for Virginia Velocity’s business plan competition in the Bioscience Sector:
• Biotherapeutics Inc.
• FedCentric Technologies, LLC
• GENETWORx, LLC
• ivWatch, LLC
• Personalized Cancer Therapy Inc. dba Perthera
Round 2 begins shortly as the semi-finalists will participate in interviews with another panel of judges. From these semi-finalists, the judges will select the finalists in each sector to participate in the final round on September 8 in Richmond.
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