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Virginia-based innovation center designed to provide small businesses; technology companies and, start-up entrepreneurs with a "community office" approach that provides flexible, affordable, and short-term lease options and virtual office capabilities.
Startup resources for college students and young people.
Find networking events in the Mid Atlantic area and start connecting with people near you. This networking directory will connect you with people who are like minded and have similar goals.
The guide compiles selected information from a number of existing resources and publications of Virginia Cooperative Extension, the Virginia Department of Business Assistance, SCORE, Small Business Administration, and other sources.
The Founder Institute is an early-stage startup accelerator and global launch network that helps entrepreneurs create meaningful and enduring technology companies.
The Technology Advancement Program (TAP) staff is comprised of seasoned veterans of startups and venture capital firms who will provide advice and support, market intel, networking opportunities, flexible lab space, and access to funding.
"VentureSouth is one of the largest angel investment groups in the United States. We develop and manage angel groups and funds comprised of more than 200 accredited investors across the Southeast."
Virginia Active Angel Network is a professionally managed and member-led group of accredited investors that meet monthly in a dinner model in Charlottesville, VA.
Virginia- based funding source for early state technology companies with a high potential for technology commercialization, rapid growth, and downstream private equity financing.
CED (formerly The Council for Entrepreneurial Development) was founded in 1984 to identify, enable and promote high-growth, high-impact companies and accelerate the entrepreneurial culture of the Research Triangle and North Carolina. CED provides education, mentoring and capital formation resources to new and existing high-growth entrepreneurs through annual conferences, seminars, workshops and programs on entrepreneurial management and finance.
"This is a business networking group for entrepreneurs and small businesses from the greater Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland area."
"The DC SBDC Network is an outreach program of Howard University, working in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), other District of Columbia universities, and community organizations, to provide free management and technical assistance and affordable training in all phases of business development to District of Columbia based small businesses. Our trained and skilled business consultants provide confidential, one-on-one management assistance in a myriad of areas, at no cost to the client. Each year, one-on-one consulting is provided to thousands of small business owners, managers and aspiring entrepreneurs."
A resource for Tennessee entrepreneurs who are in the startup or looking to scale their business.
The Mason Enterprise Center is a university-based economic development enterprise that focuses the energy, skills and intellectual capital of George Mason University on enterprise creation and expansion. Specializing in the areas of small business services, government contracting, international business, entrepreneurship, technology ventures, and telework initiatives, the Center offers a unique combination of programs, services, and resources.
Northern Virginia Technology networking and trade association that puts on events and holds educational seminars on technology focused trends. Provides some coaching for early stage entrepreneurs.
TiE's mission is to foster entrepreneurship globally through mentoring, networking, and education. Dedicated to the virtuous cycle of wealth creation and giving back to the community, TiE's focus is on generating and nurturing our next generation of entrepreneurs.
"To enhance the quality of life and raise the standard of living for all Virginians, in collaboration with Virginia communities, through aggressive business recruitment, expansion assistance, and trade development, thereby expanding the tax base and creating higher-income employment opportunities."
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