Tag - Marshall University

Bridging Innovation Week

This series of events will bring together various meetings and competitions from across the state that are promoting and fostering entrepreneurship in West Virginia.  These efforts will range from supporting elementary to college students and community members in their pursuit of becoming entrepreneurs to creating more opportunities in West Virginia...

How to Use Community Resources to Advance Your Business

One question we receive often here at The Robert C. Byrd Institute at Marshall University, known to most people simply as  RCBI, is how to best manufacture a product while properly receiving the funding to continue developing your company. RCBI has multiple locations spread around West Virginia, all with teams...

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...

Doing Business with the U.S. Navy & Marine Corps

Small businesses across West Virginia can learn about contracting opportunities with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps during a free virtual workshop December 8 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. hosted by the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University. The event, featuring presentations by the Department of the...

Four Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Business

A couple of months ago, I was telling someone that my job is to help people start businesses and she responded, “So basically you make dreams come true!” For some people, that is the case! Either the business itself is the dream or the business provides the means to help them...

Women’s Business Speed Networking Event

Join us for a quick, fun way to make connections with and get advice from women in the local business community! Appetizers will be served! Part of Women Entrepreneurship Week 2021, hosted by the Marshall University Lewis College of Business and Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation (iCenter). Register at https://www.muicenter.com/wew2021.

Unleashing Untapped Potential

Fireside Chat with Lee Farabaugh, Co-Founder & President of Core10 Be inspired by Lee's dedication to Huntington and building tomorrow's financial infrastructure while restoring local communities in the United States. Part of Women Entrepreneurship Week 2021, hosted by the Marshall University Lewis College of Business and Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation...

Classroom2Career Summit

The WV Entrepreneurship Education Collaborative includes representatives from The EdVenture Group, Marshall University, West Virginia Department of Education, and West Virginia University. Join us for the inaugural Classroom2Career Summit, where we'll provide an overview of current initiatives in work-based learning and entrepreneurship education. We'll also lead collaborative conversations to envision...