Fostering the Future: Bryan Bostic

Being the Change

Bryan Bostic (’83) is dedicated to supporting aspiring entrepreneurs through collaboration and mentoring. With over 30 years of experience as a business leader and entrepreneur, he is the co-founder and interim executive director of Startup Virginia, a nonprofit business incubator in Richmond, Virginia.

After receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration in management information systems from James Madison University, Bostic started 2B Technology, a software consulting company that was purchased by Ticketmaster in 2000. He went on to establish a variety of companies, including the angel investment fund Spanish Moss Holdings LLC and Smartbox, a portable storage company.

Bostic believes in investing in others, and is currently involved with more than 20 companies. A powerful orator, Bostic is responsible for influencing Virginia’s next generation of business founders. The College of Business graduate returned to campus during the 2016-17 academic year as an Entrepreneur in Residence with the Center for Entrepreneurship.

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Published: Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 1, 2023

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