As part of the Verge regional data tracking effort, we are pleased to release the  2021-2022 Innovation + Entrepreneurship (I&E) Report of Region 2 of Virginia, inclusive of the New River Valley, Blue Ridge/Roanoke Valley, and Greater Lynchburg/Central VA. The report summarizes 2021-2022 data, news, initiatives, and activities regarding the talent and innovation pipeline, capital ecosystem landscape, RAMP successes, and other entrepreneurial ecosystem and industry news.  Furthermore, Verge offers interactive dashboards to visually track this data through the years, available at  Former I&E Review Reports are also available from 2020-2021; 2019-2020; and 2018-2019.

Thanks to supporters of Verge’s regional data tracking effort, like a U.S. Economic Development Administration Build to Scale grant, VIPC Regional Innovation Fund, and a former Regional Entrepreneurship Initiative (REI) GO Virginia grant, please view the report’s last page highlighting 2022 Verge initiatives and generous financial supporters.