Several local businesspeople shared their experience of leaving bigger companies to start ventures. Most of them also spoke last month at a Richmond Venture Forum discussion on the challenges of leaving the corporate world to pursue personal business ambitions.
Keith Middleton, who left a corporate job and co-founded Fahrenheit Finance in 2010, said he still sees a lot of activity in the startup front.”Part of our business offering is helping startup companies get started,” Middleton said. “We do see a lot of activity and a lot of talented people with great ideas. I think Richmond is a good place for startups.” Read the RTD article