Tag - starting a business

National Entrepreneurship Week at Vantage Ventures

We invite you come on over to Vantage Ventures to celebrate National Entrepreneurship Week, Feb. 14th – 18th, with us. Our team will be hosting tours of Vantage Ventures on Monday (14th), Wednesday (16th) and Friday (18th) from 9:00am - 11:00am. Please email us at vantage@mail.wvu.edu to reserve a time. On...

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...

Cash flow – don’t plan your future without it!

For many, the term “cash flow” conjures up visions of a daunting task that requires the expertise of a team of accountants. In reality, however, it is a handy, easy-to-use planning tool. While we typically think of it as primarily used by corporate entities – again with a line-up...

Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum

“How the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Can Help Your Business Stand Out and Grow in West Virginia” will feature Kelsey Coleman, director of communications and public affairs with the Better Business Bureau serving Metro Washington, D.C., Eastern Pennsylvania, and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. She will discuss how...

Using Business Loans to Your Advantage

The idea of applying for a loan can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. At the Wyoming County Economic Development Authority, we believe that loans are a fundamental part of business development. Whether you’re an established business or a startup getting ready to launch, loans can be 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...

Intro to Design Thinking Course

The Marshall University Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation (iCenter), part of the Lewis College of Business, is offering a 3.5-hour course on design thinking on Friday, October 22 from 8:30 am - noon. Please join instructors Dr. Ben Eng and Tricia Ball to learn this game-changing customer-centric approach...