Awareness and Education/Pipeline DevelopmentTechConnectWV will undertake education and awareness activities. These events will reach influencers and innovators, creating a rich pipeline of entrepreneurs and small businesses seeking start-up growth opportunities.
CommercializationINNOVA will provide assistance in moving an entrepreneur from concept, business development, product/service design and market introduction through the provision of grants and access to statewide, regional and national providers.
Early Stage InvestmentWest Virginia Jobs Investment Trust will create an impact fund, accessing new sources of funding and collaboration among lenders providing additional critically necessary early stage financing to start-ups.
How to get started
Get in touch with us and we’ll walk you through all the steps you’ll need to startup your own, well … startup.
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Podcasts, articles, discussions … oh my!
How 3 Steps to Startup can Help You Overcome the Obstacles to Owning Your Own Business
There is a period of time before a “creator” takes the plunge into entrepreneurship – The act of investing in a business in the hopes of making a profit. During this time, obstacles can[...]Read More
New Law Brings New Opportunity for West Virginia Companies
Effective July 1, 2021, a law will hit the books in West Virginia, making it possible for mixed waste processing and resource recovery facilities to be developed across the state.[...]Read More
March 2021 Venture Fair
The March 2021 Venture Fair was held virtually over two days. Below are the videos and PowerPoint presentations. Day One: What It Takes to Launch, and How to Be an[...]Read More
There is no definition of entrepreneurial spirit greater than a handshake, a smile, and a clap on the back. While the world may be virtual right now, we are still active in our communities and in our circles. We are still able to lend a hand. We are still able to tell a friend, "You will make it. Your vision is inspired. You are ready."
Master Class Series
Ok, we’ve got some pretty rad people. They are experts at bringing new products and ideas to market. Y’know that old adage that “those who can’t do, teach”? Yeah, that doesn’t apply here. Our team of professionals have brought hundreds of products to the public, and are willing to share this knowledge with you. You have literally nothing to lose and everything to gain.