NEW! Capital Access Grants Workshop - Mandatory To better service CAP grant applicants, Norfolk Development will be holding mandatory CAP Virtual Workshops. The workshops are designed to review the application process to reduce errors and provide answers to possible questions. The dates for 2021 Round 2 Workshops are as follow: • Thursday, April 29, 2021 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 AM 90 minutes • Thursday, May 6, 2021 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM 90 minutes 1 hour presentation & 30 min Q & A via WebEx.
This short session provides last minute or last month advice to those who are submitting an SBIR/STTR to the National Science Foundation -- the current NSF quarterly submission cycle closes June 3, 2021. Experts provide some basic reminders on the processes and tips for success, then you can ask your questions directly to the consultant! Presented by BBC ETC. Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the US Small Business Administration. Cost: FREE. Presented by: BBC ETC. TIME: 8:30AM-2:00PM COST: Virginia based companies/Va. University FREE; All Others $50 REGISTER on the CIT Events Calendar HERE
Each week StartWheel Executive Director, Tim Ryan and Author Zack Miller talk to business experts and aspiring entrepreneurs to teach you the tips and tricks you need to take your business to the $1 Million in revenue milestone.
Whether you're just at the idea stage, a fledgling entrepreneur, or a booming start up, this Pitch Contest is for you! This is your 5 minute opportunity to present your business pitch in front of experienced industry professionals. Each session will have 4 Pitch Slots available. Judges will critique, rank and provide feedback for the pitcher and the winner will move on as a finalist for the Pitch Finale June 23rd from 6:00-9:00 at The Granby Theatre in Norfolk. Session winners will be eligible for prizes from local businesses and the Grand Prize Winner will receive an awards package.
Join us on Friday, May 14th at 9AM for a zoom fireside chat with Blake Hall, Co-founder and CEO of ID.me. Blake will share his journey from start to unicorn status and all the pivots along the way. We will continue the conversation in small groups.
Join us for an online interactive conversation about Virginia's broadband gap. The event will feature Heather Gold, leader in broadband deployment and Erv Blythe and Jim Bohland, authors of the Vibrant Virginia book chapter, Virginia Barriers to Competitive Advantage in Broadband Expansion. The Vibrant Virginia book has been posted in draft form on our Discourse board. We invite audience members to sign up for a free account on Discourse and submit questions on Blythe and Bohland's chapter in the comment section. Your questions will be answered live during the webinar.