We love sharing stories of success.

Every entrepreneur has a special story. The tenacity and energy that they dedicate to their business to start up, and the passion they show for their customers is so beautiful.

The SBDC considers it a privilege to work with these amazing people day in and day out; supporting them along the path to continued success. We have highlighted just a few of the fantastic small businesses we’ve been lucky to get to know, but of course there are thousands more.

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Small Business Spotlight: Wine Knot?

Wine Knot? is a shame-free blind-tasting wine game created by self-proclaimed Academic Winos in the Richmond, VA region.

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Small Business Spotlight: Sol Mission Media

Sol Mission Media is a creative agency specializing in standout brand and video creation for vision-based businesses.

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Small Business Spotlight: The Kitchen on Wellington

The Kitchen on Wellington is a full-service charcuterie company specializing in thoughtfully crafted, gourmet charcuterie boards, cups, domes, and mezze platters for gifts and gatherings.

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Small Business Spotlight: Asurest

Asurest was founded on the idea that if an estate plan is something everyone should have, it should be accessible to everyone.  We founded as a mobile/virtual firm so you can have important…

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Small Business Spotlight: Living Water Community Center

Living Water Community Center, founded in 2019, was created to help build healthier communities on the Southside of Richmond. Living Water is a modern abbey and community center with groups meeting…

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Small Business Spotlight: Back Pocket Provisions

Back Pocket Provisions is a mission-based craft beverage brand in Richmond, VA. Back Pocket works with a network of Virginia farms to turn fresh fruits and vegetables into a line of award-winning…