Tag - business

Looking back on National Small Business Week 2022

West Virginia small businesses know a thing or two about “Building a Better America through Entrepreneurship", as nearly 99 percent of businesses in the Mountain State are considered small and they employ nearly half of the private sector workforce. Therefore it was fitting the U.S. Small Business Administration to choose...

West Virginia Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Update June 2022

Spotlight Programs: Lauren Prinzo Community & Economic Development Specialist WVU Extension Service Equity in Entrepreneurship Findings Update and Discussion West Virginia University is conducting in-person strategic planning meetings across West Virginia as part of an Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) POWER Technical Assistance grant aimed at expanding entrepreneurship opportunities for rural and low-income youth. The next round...

Women’s Business Summit

The SBA and the WV Women's Business Center present the Women’s Business Summit, a virtual event held on March 29-30, with workshops, panels, and virtual fireside chats. This will be an informative and dynamic event, with guest speakers and expert panels discussing innovation, entrepreneurship, and new industry outlooks! Register for the event

Home Is Where the Opportunity Is

An all too common WV story I never wanted to leave West Virginia in the first place, I just knew that I had thus far been unsuccessful in finding my place in the world and had wondered if it might lie somewhere else. When a college friend in a similar situation...

How Can The ‘4B’s’ Set You Up To ‘Have It All’ Online In 2022?

Can the core concepts of an entrepreneur training program also serve as the guiding principles for your online presence? Jonathan Bentz - Sr. Digital Marketing Strategist at Direct Online Marketing - thinks so. In this seminar, prepare your online presence for success in 2022. Learn the principles of the "Core...

West Virginia Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Update December 2021

Program Spotlight for December Downtown Appalachia: Revitalizing Recreational Economies (DARRE) Stephanie Tyree, Executive Director, WV Community Development Hub  s.tyree@wvhub.org Ray Moeller, Economic Redevelopment Specialist, WVU Northern Brownfields Assistance Center Raymond.Moeller@mail.wvu.edu  DARRE is a three-year program partnership between the WV Community Development Hub, WV Northern Brownfields Assistance Center, Woodlands Development & Lending, and Partner...

Which Business Structure is Right for You

Join the WV Hive and Xavier Staggs to discuss how to choose your business structure. He will go over what needs to be considered while choosing that structure. He will also go over the advantages and disadvantages to different structures, as well as answer questions like, “Can I change it...