Durham-based Optimal Solar Takes Top Prize at Black Founders Exchange

As winner of the pitch contest that concluded the Black Founders Exchange Program at American Underground on Friday, Parker was awarded an all-expenses-paid trip to the San Francisco Bay Area to meet potential investors, as well as an offer to join venture capital firm Backstage Capital’s three-month incubator program.

Solar power company to relocate to Greensville County

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced on Monday afternoon that 510nano Inc., a developer of renewable energy projects and technologies, will invest $11 million to relocate its headquarters from North Carolina and establish a manufacturing operation in Greensville County.