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TECHNITE 2024 CELEBRATES THE ELEMENTS OF TECH

TECHNITE 2024 CELEBRATES THE ELEMENTS OF TECH

The Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council’s TechNite 2024 presented by Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black, recognized all the elements that make the Roanoke-Blacksburg innovation ecosystem so dynamic. TechNite 2024 was held Thursday, May, 8 at the iconic Hotel Roanoke...

Register: RAMP Spring Demo Day

Register: RAMP Spring Demo Day

Join us for an exciting night of networking, pitching, and celebrating our Spring 2024 Cohort: Wednesday, May 22, 2024  | 5-8PM  | The Train Station, 1402 South Jefferson Street, Roanoke, VA REGISTER NOW!! Hear from each of our RAMP Spring 2024 Cohort startups as they...

Celebrating RAMP Alumni in the News (2024)

Celebrating RAMP Alumni in the News (2024)

Verge is pleased to acknowledge some RAMP Alumni in 2024, who have been featured in the news! We would love to hear from all of our RAMP Alumni when they are showcased in the news, simply by contacting Verge via email with your news link!    VIPC’s Virginia...

2022-2023 Region 2 Innovation + Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Review

2022-2023 Region 2 Innovation + Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Review

As part of the Verge regional data tracking effort, we are pleased to share the 2022-2023 Innovation + Entrepreneurship (I+E) Ecosystem Report of Region 2 of Virginia, inclusive of the New River Valley, Blue Ridge/Roanoke Valley, and Greater Lynchburg/Central VA. The...

Partner with the Verge Alliance in 2024!

Partner with the Verge Alliance in 2024!

Learn how you can partner with the Verge Alliance, including RAMP and the RBTC this year!  To start, you can review the ways you can engage and support us in 2024, by clicking the link to review some of the event and program opportunities! We would be delighted to...

Register Now: BIT ONE Anniversary Day Party

Register Now: BIT ONE Anniversary Day Party

Experience the BIT One!  Saturday, April 27, 2024 | 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT) Charter Hall at the City Market Building | 32 Market Square Southeast Roanoke, VA 24011-1418 REGISTER NOW! Join us for an unforgettable day of celebration and impact at the BIT One Anniversary...

Register and Save the Date for these RAMP Events!

Register and Save the Date for these RAMP Events!

Join us at MEET THE COHORT Thursday, April 11, 2024 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM (EDT) REGISTER HERE! LOCATION: Shenandoah Club: 24 Franklin Road Southeast Roanoke, VA 24011 United States SPONSORED BY:  Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation (VIPC) and National Bank of...

RAMP Welcomes Four Teams For Spring 2024 Cohort

RAMP Welcomes Four Teams For Spring 2024 Cohort

An exciting new cycle of acceleration has begun in the Roanoke-Blacksburg innovation ecosystem! The Regional Accelerator and Mentoring Program, or RAMP, has selected 4 new teams to comprise the Spring 2024 Cohort. The entrepreneurs hail from around the region and...

Apply to ChangeMakerZ

Apply to ChangeMakerZ

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