Tag - technology

September Is Open Season For SBIR/STTR State Matching Funds

The WV Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and WVBusinessLink would like to remind any business who recently received federal SBIR/STTR funding that September 1st - 30th is one of only three windows of time annually to apply for potential State matching funds. The next funding window will be January, 2023. This...

What You Need To Know- Cybersecurity Awareness

Today's blog is an excerpt from the article Understanding Cybersecurity Risk — Small Business Edition by Andrew S. Baker, president and CEO of Brainwave Consulting Company, LLC.  This article can be read in it's unedited entirety on the WV SBDC website, which can be found here.    A Subset of Overall Business...

Generation WV’s NewForce and Fellowship Programs Support Talent Development, Retention

A Rapid Decline As we think about the future of our state, what does a vibrant West Virginia look like? We may all have varying answers, but one thing is certain – we can’t achieve it without thinking about the next generation. Unfortunately, West Virginia has the highest rate of population...

West Virginia Regional Technology Park: A place for Innovation, Science and Technology in the Kanawha Valley

The West Virginia Regional Technology Park (WVRTP) in South Charleston is anchored by unique facilities ideal for transforming an abstract idea into a completed, market-ready product with existing office space and laboratories, new concepts, technologies or systems that can be created and refined at the park. The Tech Park is...

Trademark Basics with an Overview of Copyright Basics

The “BEST in West Virginia” program, presented by TechConnect West Virginia and the West Virginia Small Business Development Center is celebrating World IP day by partnering with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office to present a series of seminars in April and May on intellectual property. This module will cover the...

Vantage Ventures Entrepreneurship Series

Fintech: Perspectives for the Future About this event Join Vantage Ventures as we continue our celebration of National Entrepreneurship with a live, interactive panel discussion with our Fintech entrepreneurs. Our panel for Fintech: Perspectives for the Future, will be hosted by Steven Saab, Director of Portfolio Management at MVB Edge Ventures. We will feature...

Vantage Ventures Entrepreneurship Series

The Digital Era: Creating Impact & Technology for Success About this event Join Vantage Ventures as celebrate National Entrepreneurship with an interactive panel featuring our Vantage Entrepreneurs and Community. Our panel, The Digital Era: Creating Impact & Technology for Success, will be hosted by Harry Bell, Chief Creative Strategist and Chief Operating Officer...

West Virginia Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Update February 2022

 Spotlight Program: Mary Hott Innovation-Technology Program Manager West Virginia Small Business Development Center mary.e.hott@wv.gov  The West Virginia Small Business Development Center Innovation-Technology (In-Tech) program was designed to provide no-cost, one-on-one assistance to introduce inventors and technology-based entrepreneurs to key commercialization issues such as intellectual property, alternative finance, prototyping and feasibility. The WV SBDC assists...