Lighthouse Labs names six companies to its fall cohort

Richmond accelerator Lighthouse Lab will kick off its new cohort this month with a diverse set of startups working in everything from health care to online dating.

The six participating companies — the accelerator’s 13th cohort to date — will go through the program virtually before visiting Richmond for two weeks starting in late October to meet with community members and take in the local startup scene.

Participating companies receive $20,000 in equity-free investment as part of the program, are paired with a mentor and will have access to an array of support services.

The new cohort includes:

CRCL Solutions (Fairfax Station, Virginia) — This startup, founded by Thomas Sherman and Daniel Vassallo, predicts and tabulates how much wind and solar energy can be produced at an hourly time scale for the next 48 hours. Its customers include energy traders, who use the company’s data to determine their buying and selling strategies.
Mobius Materials (Richmond) — Founded by…

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