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Welcome Entrepreneurs and Startups!

Wherever you are in your entrepreneurial journey, the following tools and insights, from experts in new venture financing and leading regional entrepreneurs, will help you understand the various sources of funding available. Topics in the series range from non-dilutive federal grants to equity investment from Angel groups, venture capital providers, and more. The aim of the Access to Capital education series is to give you an understanding about startup financing, and help you access the capital you need for your company.


About Verge

VERGE supports entrepreneurs in GO Virginia Region 2 and works to form collaborations with government, business, academia, and other organizations to advance the region. Verge aligns the strengths and programming efforts of the RBTC (Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council) and RAMP (Regional Accelerator & Mentoring Program).

About Partners

Access to Capital is a collaboration among entrepreneur support organizations from across the Commonwealth. Verge, RBTC, and RAMP in Region 2 worked closely with Appalachian Council for Innovation in Region 1 and The Launch Place in Region 3, and Blue Ridge PBS to provide this series.

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