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3 Steps 2 Start Up

3 Steps 2 Startup’s purpose is to accelerate entrepreneurship and innovation in WV. Supporting our great minds to bring new and amazing things to life and ensure that WV has a more robust and healthy place in the national and global market.

Advantage Valley

Advantage Valley’s FASTER WV program provides one on one business coaching, entrepreneurial training, and access to capital for new and expanding businesses located in Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Clay, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Mason, Putnam, and Wayne Counties.

All Aboard Grafton

Founded in 2014, our mission is to create improvement of quality of life in Grafton and Taylor County through collaboration and cooperation.

Alliance for the Economic Development for Southern WV

The Alliance is a higher education collaborative of 10 colleges and universities. We are project-based and results-driven. We provide programming and assist with helping to build the state's workforce pipeline.

Appalachian Investors Alliance

Appalachian Investors Alliance (AIA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization working to revitalize the region’s economy

Arts Amplified

Working in partnership with Charleston area artists organizations, businesses, and government to stimulate opportunities and economic development strategies involving the arts.

Barbour County Development Authority

Local economic development assistance to businesses in Barbour County.

Berkeley County Development Authority

The mission of the Berkeley County Development Authority is to promote sustainable industrial and economic development and increased employment and tax base through the cooperative sharing of resources with the community.

Berkeley Springs-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce

The Berkeley Springs – Morgan County Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit entity responsible for progressing and connecting the business community!

Bioscience Association of West Virginia

The Bioscience Association of West Virginia works to promote and assist the biotechnology and life science industries in West Virginia.

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College has established the SpringTech Innovation Lab as a small business incubator at the College's Morgan County Campus. SpringTech is now home to six small businesses with very diverse operations and markets.

BridgeValley Community and Technical College

BridgeValley Community and Technical College promotes student success, prepares a skilled workforce, and builds tomorrow’s leaders by providing access to quality education. We are committed to serving the academic, occupational, and enrichment needs of our communities; enhancing quality of life; and supporting economic development through effective business and industry partnerships and collaborations.

Brooke Hancock Jefferson Metropolitan Planning Commission

BHJ-MPC spearheads planning activities and sets transportation priorities in Brooke and Hancock counties in West Virginia and Jefferson County, Ohio. BHJ-MPC also serves as the Region XI Planning and Development Council for West Virginia's northernmost counties consisting of Brooke and Hancock Counties. In this role, BHJ-MPC is designated by the Economic Development Administration as an Economic Development District.

Business Development Corporation of the Northern Panhandle

The BDC is the engine that drives economic development in the Brooke-Hancock Region. By leveraging public and private resources, we are the catalysts for creating and maintaining a diverse economy.

Cabell County Library

The Cabell County Library provides a range of resources, in a variety of formats to assist individuals and companies in their research.

Center for Business and Economic Research at Marshall University

The Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) at Marshall University team combines academic backgrounds in economics, public policy and statistics with business experience in marketing, communications and strategic planning.

Center for Rural Health Development, Inc.

The Center for Rural Health Development, Inc. (“The Center”) is a private, not-for-profit organization that has provided leadership on rural health issues since 1994. Since its founding the Center has work to describe the linkages between health/health care and economic development.

Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley

The MOV Chamber is a coalition of area businesses who pool their talents and resources to improve the economic climate of our community. Each activity and event we oversee falls into one of 3 categories:
Connecting, Celebrating or Communicating.

Charleston Area Alliance

The economic and community development organization of the Kanawha Valley, West Virginia. The Charleston Area Alliance works to create a more prosperous Kanawha Valley for all.

Chemical Alliance Zone

The Chemical Alliance Zone is a nonprofit that works to create and sustain jobs and investments in all chemistry-related sectors across WV, including assisting entrepreneurs and start-ups in all facets of their launch, growth, and commercial success.

City of Charleston

The Mayor's Office of Economic and Community (MOECD) fosters public, private, and intergovernmental collaborations to improve and develop a viable urban community.

City of Huntington, Business Services

The City of Huntington Business Services division assists new and existing business owners in navigating zoning, permitting, and licensing processes in the City of Huntington.

City of Parkersburg

Planning and Development services provided by the City of Parkersburg are intended to grow the local economy and provide area residents with the best quality of life.

Coalfield Development SEED Fund

Coalfield Development’s SEED Fund incubates and grow employment-based social enterprise partners in extraction-based rural communities to create opportunities for individuals and people groups facing barriers to employment (including low-income, unemployed, minority, and recovery from Substance Use Disorder)

College for West Virginia

West Virginia offers more than $100 million each year in financial aid for college. On this site, a companion to CFWV.com, you will find all of the state-sponsored financial aid programs available to you.

College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences at WVU Institute of Technology

The College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences at West Virginia University Institute of Technology includes a variety of courses in human resource management, marketing, organizational behavior, operations management, statistics and business strategy.

Community & Technical College System of West Virginia

The West Virginia Community & Technical College System (CTCS) coordinates community and technical colleges statewide, partnering with businesses to meet workforce needs and ensuring a meaningful education for our students.

Concord University-Career Services

Career Services office at Concord University

Concord University-Entrepreneur Studies Program

Concord University's Entrepreneurial Studies program is geared towards those who want to follow their dreams and passions to pursue into lifelong careers.

Country Roads Angel Network

West Virginia's only accredited angel investment organization designed to mentor, review, and invest in the businesses owned and operated in the Mountain State.

Data Driven WV

Data Driven WV, a WVU Outreach Center, bridges the skills gap by connecting students and faculty with organizations. Focused on data-driven solutions, it cultivates the next generation of tech professionals, promoting economic growth in WV.

Eastern WV Community and Technical College, Institute for Rural Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

Eastern WV Community and Technical College created the Institute for Rural Entrepreneurship and Economic Development to lead local and regional initiatives that impact Eastern’s entrepreneurship programs and community economic development.

Generation West Virginia

Generation West Virginia (GWV) is the statewide organization dedicated to attracting, retaining, and advancing young people in the Mountain State.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

Unlocking the growth and job creation potential of small businesses across the United States.

Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation

The Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation (GVEDC) initiates and supports the development of new jobs, industry and investment in the counties of Greenbrier, Monroe and Pocahontas.

Hatfield McCoy Regional Recreation Authority

The Hatfield McCoy Trail System is a system of over 900 miles of ATV, UTV & Dirt Bike trails in Southern West Virginia. The Hatfield McCoy Regional Recreation Authority manages this system of trails and promotes entrepreneurship along trails.

High Rocks Educational Corp

High Rocks is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate, empower and inspire young people in West Virginia.

High Technology Foundation

The High Technology Foundation, based in Fairmont, West Virginia, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization functioning as an engine of economic change for growing a statewide, regional and national high-tech business sector.

Huntington Area Development Council

HADCO is a private full service economic development organization serving Cabell and Wayne County in southwestern West Virginia.

Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit association of business and professional people working together to make the Cabell and Wayne County area a better place to live and do business. Our Chamber actively promotes area member businesses, works on community and regional issues, and advocates for business on governmental and legislative issues.

IgniteWV

Fuel your business idea at any stage. Earn funding to start or grow your business in the Mountain State.

Industrial and Management Systems Engineering (IMSE) Department, WVU

The WVU Industrial Engineering Capstone Program (WVU IECP) aims to develop mutually-beneficial relationships with businesses in the community and senior-level Industrial Engineering students, by providing free-of-cost industrial engineering support.

INNOVA Commercialization

The INNOVA Commercialization Group (INNOVA), an initiative of the High Technology Foundation, is a business support services and seed and early-stage investment capital program dedicated to creating successful entrepreneurs and new ventures.

James Rumsey Technical Institute

A student and community entrepreneurship center available to students and alumni of James Rumsey Technical Institute and all residents of Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan Counties. An Initiative of the WV Entrepreneurship Education Collaborative.

Jefferson County Development Authority

The JCDA is the lead economic development agency for Jefferson County, WV.

Jobs & Hope WV

Established by Governor Jim Justice and the WV Legislature, this program offers support through a statewide collaboration of agencies that provide West Virginians in recovery the opportunity to obtain career training and secure meaningful employment.

JUMPSTART Savings Program

The Jumpstart Savings Program is a state-administered program to help West Virginians save money to help cover the costs of pursuing a career in skilled trades and vocations.

Kanawha County Public Library System

The people's premier source of information in a community where learning and reading are revered and being well-informed is valued.

Kickstart Marshall County

Kickstart Marshall County is a business entrepreneur pitch contest organized by the Marshal County Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Southwestern Energy.

Main Street Morgantown

Main Street Morgantown, a tax-exempt not-for-profit organization, is dedicated to the betterment of the Downtown and Wharf Districts through thoughtful revitalization, preservation, beautification, retention, and recruitment of businesses.

Main Street Point Pleasant

Founded in 1989, and today the longest-running Main Street program in West Virginia, Main Street Point Pleasant works to revitalize their downtown business district through small business development, advertising, historic preservation, and tourism.

Marshall Advanced Manufacturing Center

The Marshall Advanced Manufacturing Center (formerly the Robert C. Byrd Institute) provides leading-edge equipment, specialized training and expertise so entrepreneurs and manufacturers can innovate, create jobs and thrive. We have multiple locations in WV and can bring our resources to your site.

Marshall University Brad D. Smith Student Incubator

The Brad D. Smith Student Incubator is designed for budding student entrepreneurs who are seeking to launch their start-ups off the ground

Marshall University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (iCenter)

The Marshall University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s (iCenter) mission is to inspire the inner-entrepreneur in everyone and empower them with the innovation knowledge they need to reframe the future of our state and region.

Marshall University Technology Transfer Office

The primary focus of the Technology Transfer Office is to make the unique products and services generated by Marshall University faculty, staff and students available to the public for commercialization.

Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce

The Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce, est. in 1926, is a private non-profit business organization comprised of 500 businesses/organizations and thousands of volunteers. Its mission is to facilitate the economic progress of its members.

Mid Ohio Valley Regional Planning and Development Council

We are the regional resource for community and economic development in the Mid-Ohio Valley Region. We also have a statewide Small Business Financing program.

Mingo County Redevelopment Authority

Mingo County's lead economic development agency

Morgan County Economic Development Authority

The Morgan County Economic Development Authority strives to promote, develop, and advance the business prosperity and economic welfare of Morgan County, its citizens, and its industrial complex.

Morgantown Area Partnership

The Morgantown Area Partnership (The Partnership) is a coordinated alliance to pursue holistic strategies for the betterment of economic, business, and community development.

Mountain State Capital

We invest when a company has found its product-market fit and is ready to scale. Software, hardware and services companies should have deployed a version of their solution to early adopters and should be able to demonstrate an understanding of their sales process and the market’s willingness to pay. Life sciences companies should have generated data that validate the efficacy of their solution, and should understand their development costs, regulatory pathway and potential partners.

National Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education (EntreEd)

EntreEd champions entrepreneurship education, cultivating students for a prosperous future. Through leadership, professional development, advocacy, and networking, EntreEd curates educational practices and programs that forge entrepreneurial capabilities in all students.

National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)

At NETL, we are working hard to drive innovation and deliver solutions for an environmentally sustainable and prosperous energy future. We advance innovations that ensure affordable, reliable energy to drive a robust economy and national security.

National Security Innovation Network

The National Security Innovation Network is a program of the U.S.
Department of Defense that collaborates with major universities and
the venture community to develop solutions that drive national security
innovation.

Northern WV Brownfields Assistance Center

The Northern West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Center. promotes economic development and environmental and public health protection through innovative redevelopment of brownfield sites.

NSF I Corps West Virginia Short Course

NSF I Corps teaches the foundations of the business model canvas and customer discovery.

Ohio County Public Library

Serving a county of 41,400 residents, the Library has approximately 36,000 registered library patrons. In an average year, OCPL circulates over 220,000 items each year, has approximately 150,000 patron visits, and is open seven days a week for a total of 67 hours. OCPL offers free internet and wireless access for patrons.

The Library’s collection includes over 160,064 physical volumes in addition to an array of downloadable collections of ebooks, audiobooks, and streaming video. OCPL also offers an array of downloadable collections of magazines, movies, books, word-searchable newspapers, foreign language skills, Great Courses, manuals, test preparation, and genealogy resources.

Partner Community Capital

Partner Community Capital provides flexible, affordable loans and advisory services to small to mid-sized businesses, farms and nonprofit enterprises. Loans include working capital, equipment and real estate; senior and subordinated.

Patent & Trademark Resource Center

An official USPTO Patent and Trademark Resource Center. Learn how to search Patents or Trademarks. Zoom consultations available.

Patriot Guardens (West Virginia National Guard)

Patriot Guardens is an agricultural initiative of the W.Va. National Guard designed to align and mobilize strategic efforts in order to provide new economic and employment opportunities for West Virginia veterans, active military members and their families

Pierpont Community and Technical College

Pierpont Community & Technical College is located in Fairmont, WV, serving a 13-county region with additional campuses in Monongalia, Marion, Harrison, Lewis, and Braxton counties.

Preservation Alliance of West Virginia

The Preservation Alliance of West Virginia is the statewide nonprofit dedicated to historic preservation and reusing West Virginia's unique cultural resources.

Preston County Chamber of Commerce

The Preston County Chamber of Commerce's mission is to support and lead in the development, growth and improvement of our members and our business community.

Preston County Economic Development Authority

The Preston County Economic Development Authority provides new and existing business support and connects businesses, municipalities and residents to resources to promote and develop the Preston County's economy.

Public Relations Society of America – West Virginia Chapter

PRSA West Virginia is an organization of public relations professionals who come together to network, learn, and advance their careers. Members provide resources, educational events, and professional development opportunities to the community.

Putnam County Chamber of Commerce

The Putnam County Chamber of Commerce was formed in 1979 and now has approximately 550 members. The Chamber is a 501 (c) (6) private independent non-profit organization supported entirely by its members. Our mission is to aggressively promote, support and retain business in the county.

Putnam County Development Authority

Established in 1961 by the Putnam County Commission, The Putnam County Development Authority, Inc. is a non-profit organization (quasi-public). The actions of the Authority are guided by a board of directors appointed by the County Commission to concentrate on economic development for the county.

Region 8 Planning and Development Council

The Region 8 Planning and Development Council offers a number of economic development tools to local businesses and member governments. The Council has two loan programs that assist businesses with expansion, retention or businesses that are just starting up.

Regional Contracting Assistance Center, Inc. RCAC-APEX

We provide assistance to businesses that want to do business with federal, state or local government agencies.

Regional Economic Development Partnership (RED)

RED supports business of all sizes and stages in Ohio, Marshall, and Wetzel Counties. Think of us as your concierge, working to connect you with local business resources!

Right to Start

Right to Start is a nonprofit organization that fights to expand entrepreneurial opportunity for all. We drive civic change through: grassroots organizing and mobilizing, policy advocacy and engagement, and lifting the voices of entrepreneurs through media and storytelling.

SBTRC – The National Institute of Minority Economic Development

The South Atlantic Region Small Business Transportation Resource Center (SBTRC) serves as a regional office for the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU).

SCORE Mid-Atlantic Region

As the nation’s largest source of free, expert mentoring, resources and education for small businesses, SCORE offers critical support for entrepreneurs in all 50 U.S. states and territories, helping guide them on their journey.

SEED SPOT 2 Day Launch Camp

We are on a mission to support traditionally underrepresented entrepreneurs creating solutions that improve lives or make the world a better place.

SEED SPOT Impact Accelerator

We are on a mission to support traditionally underrepresented entrepreneurs creating solutions that improve lives or make the world a better place.

SEED SPOT Retail Brand Accelerator

The fully-funded SEED SPOT Retail Brand Accelerator just launched. This 10-week program is designed for maturing consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands looking to scale into mass retail.

Seneca Rocks Regional Development Authority

The Seneca Rocks Regional Development Authority is committed to promoting a vibrant local economy by facilitating the expansion & retention of existing businesses, attracting new opportunities, and fostering a climate in which businesses can thrive.

Shepherd University College of Business

The Shepherd University College of Business offers solutions for business startups, businesses wanting to grow, and individual business projects.

Solar United Neighbors

Solar United Neighbors (SUN) is a national nonprofit org dedicated to representing the needs and interests of solar owners and clean energy supporters. We have a free nationwide Help Desk and free resources like REAP guides for farms and businesses.

SparkWV

SparkWV is an innovative idea and small business generation competition for middle and high school students in West Virginia.

Sprouting Farms Corp

Sprouting Farms Corp is a 501c3 non-profit located in Summers Co, WV, that supports economic development through agriculture in West Virginia and Central Appalachia. Our programs provide farm business training and resources and build the regional markets necessary to launch, support, and enable farm businesses. A 2014 USDA grant funded a business plan, which launched Sprouting Farms after receiving ARC POWER grant in 2017. Sprouting Farms builds farm businesses through five interconnected initiatives described below. We aren’t afraid to do the hard work of building these initiatives from the ground up, because we believe that these programs are important for developing the sustainable and equitable economy and community we envision.

Startup West Virginia

Startup WV will advance WVU’s role in growing and diversifying West Virginia’s economy to catalyze innovation and economic prosperity.

Tamarack Foundation for the Arts

EMPOWERING ARTISTS ACROSS WEST VIRGINIA
We help to grow West Virginia’s creative economy by providing essential programs that equip Mountain State artists and creative entrepreneurs with the skills necessary to succeed and thrive in the place they call home.

TechConnect West Virginia

TechConnect West Virginia is a statewide, nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of science, technology, entrepreneurship and innovation. Our mission is to diversify the state’s economy through technology-based economic development.

The EdVenture Group

The EdVenture Group, Inc. is a national nonprofit organization committed to creating customized solutions
to educational challenges through innovation consulting, tailored professional development, and high-quality
research and evaluation.

The Excelerator

The Excelerator is a business incubator and co-working space conveniently located near downtown Fairmont.

The Marshall County Chamber of Commerce

The Marshall County Chamber of Commerce promotes the advancement of our county and the surrounding areas.
We provide networking opportunities for members and serve as a vital resource for our citizens and our community.

U.S. Commercial Service West Virginia – Charleston

The U.S. Commercial Service, an agency of International Trade Administration, is your U.S. government resource for export promotion, industry competitiveness, trade and investment information.

U.S. Commercial Service West Virginia – Wheeling

The U.S. Commercial Service, an agency of International Trade Administration, is your U.S. government resource for export promotion, industry competitiveness, trade and investment information.

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

The U.S. Small Business Administration has a district office in Clarksburg, WV and a Branch Office in Charleston, WV. Visit www.sba.gov/wv or email us at [email protected].

University of Charleston Downtown Innovation Hub

The University of Charleston Downtown Innovation Hub is home to Charleston’s only business accelerator program. This program contributes to the economic growth of our state and provides opportunities for West Virginia businesses to reach new heights.

University of Charleston Innovation Center

Innovation can change a life…a community…an industry…the world. And it happens here every day.

Unlimited Future, Inc.

Unlimited Future Inc. (UFI) is a business incubator and resource center for the Tri-State. We provide critical support services and education that entrepreneurs need to be successful.

Upshur County Development Authority

Your one-stop in Upshur County for business support and economic development services.

USDA Rural Development

USDA Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. Through our direct loan, guaranteed loan and grant programs, we help rural Americans in many ways. Together, America Prospers.

Value Chain Cluster Initiative

The Value Chain Cluster Initiative (VC2) provides hands-on business development and coaching services to strengthen expanding local food and farm businesses in West Virginia. We work with businesses in all aspects of the food supply chain, from field to fork and beyond, to help bolster strong regional food systems.

Vantage Ventures at WVU

Fueled by the John Chambers College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University, an R1 institution, Vantage Ventures enables entrepreneurs to build high impact, scalable businesses.

Washington County Council on Economic Development (WCCED) – First Microloan of West Virginia

We are a SBA Microloan provider covering 38 Counties in WV, 6 counties in PA, and 5 counties in OH. Loans size can range from $5000 to $50,000 for up to 6 years. Funds available for equipment, inventory and working capital. We help businesses gain access to capital they may otherwise no be able to receive.

West Virginia Capital Access Program (WVCAP)

The WVCAP is designed to assist businesses that are creditworthy, but may not fit traditional lending models.

West Virginia Chamber of Commerce

Widely known as the voice of business in West Virginia, the West Virginia Chamber works to create an environment that allows our members to grow their business, create jobs and hire quality employees, invest, innovate and thrive.

West Virginia Department of Agriculture – Business Development Division

The WVDA Business Development Division supports the economic development of West Virginia’s agriculture industry by fostering the growth of agribusinesses in domestic and international markets.

West Virginia Department of Agriculture – Moorefield Field Office

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture Moorefield Field office serves to protect plant, animal and human health and the state’s food supply through a variety of scientific and regulatory programs.

West Virginia Department of Economic Development – Export Promotion Program

The Export Promotion Program supports West Virginia companies with identifying new markets for products and services, establishing connections with potential customers and business partners, and navigating the complex world of international trade.

West Virginia Department of Economic Development – Jennifer Rohrig

I work in business retention and expansion in the Northern Panhandle to ensure existing industry and manufacturers have access to the resources they need to stay and grow in West Virginia.

West Virginia Department of Education – CTE

Career Technical Education (CTE) programs are changing, evolving and innovating to better serve West Virginia’s needs by preparing students to help drive our success and vitality.

West Virginia Dept of Agriculture, Veterans & Heroes to Agriculture

The Veterans and Heroes to Agriculture program is dedicated to the integration and support of veterans, firefighters, law enforcement, emergency services personnel and first responders entering or currently working in agriculture.

West Virginia Dept. of Economic Development – Governor’s Guaranteed Work Force Program

The Governor's Guaranteed Work Force Program helps employers train new and existing employees by helping to pay a portion of their training costs.

West Virginia Economic Development Authority

WVEDA provides financial assistance in the form of loans and direct financing to industrial development agencies and enterprises for the promotion and retention of new and existing commercial and industrial development.

West Virginia Film Office

Whether you’re looking for the perfect location for your next film project, or you’re a crew member ready to undertake your next project, we’re here for you.

West Virginia Food and Farm Coalition

The West Virginia Food and Farm Coalition supports economic and equitable growth in the food and agriculture sector in West Virginia through policy advocacy, community organizing, programming, technical assistance, and resource destination.

West Virginia Forest Products Center

West Virginia Forest Products Center is a non-profit collective of designers and woodworkers who combine traditional knowledge and cutting-edge technology to create unique, heirloom-quality Appalachian hardwood products.

West Virginia Future Business Leaders of America

WV FBLA is a co-curricular student organization that is implemented in Business, Marketing, Finance, and Arts/AV Career clusters in High Schools and Career Technical Centers in the state of West Virginia and is part of the national organization FBLA.

West Virginia Hive Network

The WV Hive connects entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and expertise they need to grow successful companies in southern West Virginia.

West Virginia Jobs Investment Trust (WVJIT)

The West Virginia Jobs Investment Trust is a leading venture capital firm made up of partners with extensive management, operations, and technology experience and focused on turning the innovation of new ideas into successful world-class companies. Since 1992, the JIT has been an active investor and valued partner to exceptional entrepreneurs on the leading edge of industry.

West Virginia Manufacturers Association

The West Virginia Manufacturers Association (WVMA) was formed in 1915 to improve the health and well-being of the manufacturing industry in West Virginia.

West Virginia Navigator

Free non-profit service that provides enrollment assistance for the Health Insurance Marketplace.

West Virginia Northern Community College Department of Economic and Workforce Development

Career Development through WVNCC helps individuals upgrade their skills, provide career enhancement and professional development, plus explore personal interest.

West Virginia Office of Energy

The West Virginia Office of Energy is responsible for the formulation and implementation of fossil, renewable and energy efficiency initiatives to advance energy resource development opportunities and provide energy services to all West Virginians.

West Virginia Regional Technology Park

The West Virginia Regional Technology Park is a 258-acre campus ideal for STEM industries and institutions that diversify West Virginia's economy and drive business and economic growth.

West Virginia Secretary of State’s Office

The WV Secretary of State's Office is responsible for maintaining an updated registration of every business entity operating within the State of West Virginia. The Secretary of State operates the WV One Stop Business Center.

West Virginia Small Business Development Center – Bluefield State College Center

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center provides expert guidance to help small businesses succeed. Our Bluefield State College Center targets services to McDowell, Mercer, Raleigh, and Wyoming County.

West Virginia Small Business Development Center – Charleston Center

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center provides expert guidance to help small businesses succeed. Our Charleston Center targets services to Boone, Clay, Kanawha, Logan, Mingo, Putnam, and Roane County.

West Virginia Small Business Development Center – Greenbrier Valley EDC

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center provides expert guidance to help small businesses succeed. Our Oak Hill Center targets services to Fayette, Greenbrier, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Summers, and Webster County.

West Virginia Small Business Development Center – Huntington Center

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center provides expert guidance to help small businesses succeed. Our Huntington Center targets services to Cabell, Lincoln, Mason, and Wayne County.

West Virginia Small Business Development Center – Innovation-Technology (In-Tech) Program

The WV SBDC’s In-Tech program was designed to provide no-cost, one-on-one assistance to introduce inventors and technology-based entrepreneurs to key commercialization issues such as intellectual property, alternative finance, prototyping and feasibility. The WV SBDC assists with the SBIR/STTR application process, in addition to technology transfer, IP support, licensing and product development cases.

West Virginia Small Business Development Center – Morgantown Area Partnership

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center provides expert guidance to help small businesses succeed. Our Morgantown Center targets services to Harrison, Marion, Monongalia, Preston, and Taylor County.

West Virginia Small Business Development Center – Oak Hill

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center provides expert guidance to help small businesses succeed. Our Oak Hill Center targets services to Fayette, Greenbrier, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Summers, and Webster County.

West Virginia Small Business Development Center – Putnam Center

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center provides expert guidance to help small businesses succeed. Our Teays Valley Corridor targets services to Jackson, Kanawha, Mason, and Putnam County.

West Virginia Small Business Development Center – Shepherd University – Martinsburg

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center provides expert guidance to help small businesses succeed. Our Eastern Panhandle Center targets services to Berkeley, Jefferson, and Morgan County.

West Virginia Small Business Development Center – Upshur County EDA Center

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center provides expert guidance to help small businesses succeed. Our Upshur County EDA Center targets services to Barbour, Braxton, Gilmer, Lewis, Randolph, Upshur, and Webster County.

West Virginia Small Business Development Center – WV High Technology Foundation Center

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center provides expert guidance to help small businesses succeed. Our WV High Technology Foundation Center targets services to Harrison, Marion, and Monongalia County.

West Virginia Small Business Development Center – WV Northern Community College Center

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center provides expert guidance to help small businesses succeed. Our WV Northern Community College Center targets services to Brooke, Hancock, Marshall, Ohio, Tyler, and Wetzel County.

West Virginia Small Business Development Center – WVU Parkersburg Center

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center provides expert guidance to help small businesses succeed. Our WVU Parkersburg Center targets services to Calhoun, Doddridge, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Wirt, and Wood County.

West Virginia Small Business Development Center – WVU Potomac State

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center provides expert guidance to help small businesses succeed. Our Potomac Highlands Center serves Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Mineral, Pendleton, and Tucker County.

West Virginia State Historic Preservation Office

The State Historic Preservation Office offers both Survey & Planning and Development Grants as well as Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits to help rehabilitate historic structures listed on the National Register of Historic Places across the state.

West Virginia State University Economic Development Center

The West Virginia State University Economic Development Center (WVSU EDC) is a co-working space, micro-enterprise incubator and training facility that offers, conference and training rooms, private office space for lease, business development programs and a fully equipped multimedia production studio (which includes Capture Space, Editing Suite & Voice Studio).

West Virginia Training and Conference Center

The West Virginia Training and Conference Center (WVTCC) is located in Charleston, conveniently located near Corridor G/US-119, and equipped with a conference center, classrooms, mine, and electrical labs.

West Virginia University Extension Service

West Virginia University Extension Service experts are located in every county in West Virginia, ready to offer research-based knowledge, tips and education to improve our communities.

West Virginia University Parkersburg

Business and industry training and entrepreneurship assistance.

West Virginia Women’s Business Center

The West Virginia Women’s Business Center offers individualized services to meet entrepreneurs of all backgrounds, ages, and levels of experience exactly where they’re at: whether they’re looking to launch a business or scale up.

Wetzel-Tyler Chamber of Commerce

The Wetzel-Tyler Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization focused on achieving the greatest potential outcomes for the citizens, businesses, and other organizations in and around Wetzel County and Tyler County.

Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce

Through networking, sponsorship opportunities, leadership programs, and events, the Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce is here to help businesses do business. The Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce currently has nearly 650 active members.

Wheeling Heritage

We are a catalyst for the revitalization of Wheeling. Since our inception in 1994 as a 501(c)(3) organization, Wheeling Heritage has leveraged funding and expertise to play an integral role in shaping the city’s redevelopment.

Wheeling University

The Business Department includes a variety of courses in human resource management, marketing, organizational behavior, entrepreneurship, accounting, statistics and business. The Business Department has a fully online MBA and MSA program.

Wood County Development Authority

The Wood County Economic Development office strives to foster a strong economic environment which supports business, nurtures growth and new investment while attracting sustainable businesses and a quality labor force to our communities.

Woodlands Community Lenders

Woodlands Community Lenders is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) specializing in residential and small business lending, in addition to providing advising services and technical assistance to new and existing small businesses.

Woodlands Development and Lending

Woodlands Development Group helps build healthy, viable communities in the region by developing sustainable, affordable housing and supporting economic initiatives.

WV BusinessLink

West Virginia BusinessLink is a supportive platform that connects entrepreneurs and small business owners to a network of local, regional, and statewide resource partners to foster innovation, growth, and prosperity.

WV Small Business Development Center – WVU Center

The West Virginia Small Business Development Center provides expert guidance to help small businesses succeed. Our West Virginia University Center targets services to Harrison, Marion, Monongalia, Preston, and Taylor County.

WVU Bureau of Business and Economic Research

For over 70 years, the Bureau of Business and Economic Research strives to provide economic data, research, and analysis to help inform and guide the decisions of business, government, and community leaders in West Virginia.

WVU Encova Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Encova Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship seeks to educate our students, faculty, staff, and community about successfully identifying and navigating entrepreneurial opportunities.

WVU Health Sciences Technology Commercialization

Technology Commercialization Specialist for the Health Sciences at WVU with the Office of Technology Transfer.

WVU HIT Lab (Hospitality Innovation and Technology)

The HIT Lab evaluates new and emerging technologies, conducts testing of various software applications and devices, and engage in hospitality-focused research projects for both academia and the industry.

WVU Industrial Extension

The WVU Industrial Extension is West Virginia’s official representative of the NIST/MEP National Network, a unique public-private partnership that delivers comprehensive, proven solutions to U.S. manufacturers, fueling growth and advancing U.S. manufacturing. WVUIE helps West Virginia manufactures reach their full potential by providing the insight and education they need to stay profitable in global markets.

WVU Lane Innovation Hub

The Lane Innovation Hub is a collection of design, machining, building, and
fabrication spaces for creating prototypes and small-scale production runs. Our three main spaces: Advanced Manufacturing, Rapid Prototyping & Electronics Prototyping

WVU LaunchLab

The WVU LaunchLab and MakerLab are applied innovation centers for all WVU students. We work with your creative ideas to make them a reality. From ideation through commercialization, the LaunchLab team helps students find the resources they need.

WVU Potomac State College

WVU's Potomac State College in Keyser, WV offers quality, affordable 2- and 4-year degree programs online and on-campus.

WVU Technology Transfer Office

Technology Transfer Office at WVU

Wyoming County Economic Development Authority

The Wyoming County Economic Development Authority is committed to opening our doors for business by providing assistance, services, and information you need to live and work in Wyoming County, WV, the Southern Coalfields and the State of WV.

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