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i.e.* Start-Up Competition field is whittled to 14

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By Lena Price

RICHMOND, Va. ( – In two weeks, one local startup will be $10,000 richer.

The 14 finalists for the second annual i.e.* Start-Up Competition were announced last week by the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce. They represent business ideas related to a variety of subjects, including bikes, food, retail operations and clay sculptures of pets.

Judges and online voters narrowed the field of contestants down from 105.

Click here to see the list of 14 finalists on