Tag - technology

Chat GPT for Content Planning. Canva for Content Creation

Welcome to our virtual workshop, "Chat GPT for Content Planning. Canva for Content Creation." Geared towards small business owners seeking efficient solutions for content creation and marketing, this session offers a dynamic exploration of two powerful tools: Chat GPT and Canva. Participants will discover the transformative potential of Chat GPT...

Digital Marketing Planning using ChatGPT

Join us for this two-hour virtual workshop, "Digital Marketing Planning Using Chat GPT," designed exclusively for small business owners seeking to elevate their digital presence. In this immersive session, participants will delve into the fundamentals of crafting a robust marketing plan tailored to their unique business needs. Through expert guidance,...

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.   

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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...

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...

West Virginia Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Update February 2022

 Spotlight Program:

Mary Hott Innovation-Technology Program Manager West Virginia Small Business Development Center [email protected] 

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....

I-Corp, push your idea from research to reality

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is well known for its funding of high impact scientific discoveries. Making up over a quarter of all federal funding for science and technology research, NSF knows how to invest in the future of the United States research infrastructure. Research and discovery...

Tradition Meets Innovation In West Virginia

From hand-crafted glass at The Blenko Glass Company and Paul Wissmach Glass, to hand-forged tools at Warwood Tool, West Virginian artisans at these companies have been manufacturing quality products collectively for more than 400 years. What makes these manufacturers even more...