Tag - ecosystem builder

Bringing back WV’s pioneering spirit!

George Washington was one of the early pioneers in West Virginia Watch out, America! The mountaineer state has a long history of entrepreneurship. After all, with such mountainous terrain, it took great perseverance and gumption to live, explore and develop the area. In the past several years, the state has looked...

Entrepreneurship Ecosystem- Building a Network in West Virginia

It was April 2019.  There was a lot of change occurring in the state of West Virginia and in my professional life. I needed a new project to keep me focused when school let out that summer. I had been working with the WV Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition Oversight...

West Virginia Entrepreneurship Update July 2021

Program Spotlight for July Goldman Sachs 10,0000 Small Businesses Sonia Moin, Senior Director, ICIC, smoin@icic.org Dr. Lorena Chambers, CEO of Chambers Lopez Strategies LLC The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) drives inclusive economic prosperity in under resourced communities through innovative research and programs to create jobs, income, and wealth for local...

Welcome to WV BusinessLink

While there’s typically a celebration with public officials, banners, balloons, and a production made around the opening of large corporate offices across the country, most small business owners receive less attention when they are starting their enterprise. The small business process goes from an idea to conversations with family...