Tag - entrepreneur ecosystem

Real Talk: Joe Kapp, President and Co-founder of the National Center for Resource Development (NCRD)

Save The Date for our July 27 virtual Real Talk as we host Joe Kapp, President and Co-founder of the National Center for Resource Development (NCRD). We can't wait to hear his insights on the role of Rural Entrepreneurship and Innovation in creating an equitable entrepreneurial ecosystem. Register on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/joe-kapp-president-co-founder-national-center-for-resource-development-tickets-359662920477?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

West Virginia inventors to gather June 16

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University invites all Mountain State inventors, aspiring inventors and those who are just curious – as well as service providers – to gather June 16 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the University of Charleston Innovation Center for the next meeting...

WV Women’s Business Center Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

Join the WV WBC for our consolidated Grand Opening, as we officially cut the ribbon at Slack Plaza in Charleston, WV. With offices in Charleston, Morgantown, Fairmont and a new office opening soon in downtown Huntington, the WV WBC invites you to celebrate our support of women and minority-owned small...

Strategic Planning Meetings: Expansion of Youth Entrepreneurship Opportunities

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 project team will host two meetings in the Spring of 2022. Each participant has the opportunity...

West Virginia Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Update May 2022

 Spotlight Program: Amber Ravenscroft Manager of Innovation  The EdVenture Group NSF Regional Innovation Engines Funding Opportunity The Directorate for Technology, Innovation and Partnerships, or TIP, is pleased to announce the launch of a bold, new initiative called the NSF Regional Innovation Engines, or NSF Engines, program and funding opportunity. NSF Engines is committed to creating...

Vantage Ventures Real Talk with Dr. Carrie White, WVU Morris L. Hayhurst LaunchLab

Celebrating Women's History Month with Dr. Carrie White, Executive Director of the WVU Morris L. Hayhurst LaunchLab! About this event We'll chat with Carrie about how she and her team help students, faculty and staff develop and grow their own business ideas in entrepreneurship and innovation. Bio: Dr. Carrie White joined WVU in 2016...

TAP: Appalachian Syrup Producers Virtual Summit

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University will highlight the region’s growing syrup industry and explore ways to capitalize on the potential to expand and diversify production March 10 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. during TAP, the Appalachian Syrup Producers Virtual Summit. “Most of the syrup produced in...