HackCville is a hub for students pursuing careers in entrepreneurship.

HackCville develops the skills, networks, and entrepreneurial ability of talented U.Va. students. We accelerate our students’ ideas, projects, and startups through our experiential programs and tight-knit community.

We’re a 501(c)(3) non-profit located at #9 and #17 Elliewood Avenue in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Applications + Registration Open Soon for 2019

Here's how you can get involved in the new year.


Learn How to Launch New Ideas

Part-Time / Feb 3 - Apr 26

Best for New Students

Get out of the classroom and make stuff happen in HackCville's premier semester program. Learn how to launch new ideas through fun workshops and 4 mini-startup projects.

Skills Courses

Level Up Your Digital Skills

Part-Time / Feb 3 - Apr 26

Most Popular

Learn modern skills through hands-on projects. Pick one of six options: software development, photography, data science, web design, videography, or graphic design.

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Get details on our skills courses, Hustle, startup trips, summer internship program, and fellowship.

Our Programs →

HackCville's Directors

Chip Ransler

Executive Director

Daniel Willson

Director of Operations

Jen Laredo

Managing Director

Kaleigh Watson

Launch Director

Kavya Ravikanti

Trips Director

Mary Rockwell

Pioneer Director

Maya Korb

Programs Director

Tobias Noyes

Vice President of Business Development

HackCville's Staff

Alekhya Peruri

Boston Trip Manager

Andy Page

Alpha Program Lead & Launch Director

Annie Sharkey

Community Manager

Ayati Arvind

Mentorship Manager

Ben Ormond

Operations Manager

Brian Yu

Node Program Lead

Caky Winsett

NYC Women Trip Manager

Casey Wagner

Storyboard Program Lead

Chapman Monroe

Wireframe Program Lead

Daniel Autry

Elliewood Fellow

Jess Sommerville

Vector Program Lead

John Pentakalos

Analytics Manager

Joshua Schuck

Node Program Lead

Lily Hungarland

Essentials Program Lead

Manana Metreveli

Account Manager

Margaret Chen

Wireframe Program Lead

Melissa Wu

Trip (NYC) Manager

Mia Ruggiano

Agency Manager

Peiching Teo

Finance Manager

Sarah Lervold

Account Manager

Stella Sotos

Agency Manager

Sydney Suarez

Marketing Manager

Taylor Rohrich

Source Program Lead

TJ Walsh

Essentials Program Lead

Tucker Wilson

Exposure Program Lead

HackCville's Non-Profit Board of Directors

Adam Healey

Board Member

Brendan Richardson

Co-Founder & Chairman

Lyons Brown

Board Member

HackCville's Founding Team

Alyssa Dizon

Founding Managing Director

Brendan Richardson

Co-Founder & Chairman

Spencer Ingram


Melissa Wu

HackCville Member

"HackCville is a unique, vibrant community where people come from various starting points to learn to become better problem-solvers and future change makers. There is no place like it here in Charlottesville and it is increasingly becoming an integral part of the college experience for its members. "