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WV Good Jobs Conference

November 7 - November 8

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The WV Good Jobs Conference brings together entrepreneurs, funders, accelerators, local community leaders and government agencies to trade ideas, recognize leading entrepreneurs, provide mentorship and support to entrepreneurs in Southern WV. Our focus is on bringing everyone to the table to create sustainable economic development throughout Appalachia.


BUSINESS INCUBATORS & ACCELERATORS IN WEST VIRGINIA

Concord University Small Business Incubator


Nick Rahall Technology Center Athens, WV 24712-1000 (304) 384-5988 fax (304) 384-7955

CONTACT: Stephen Rowe rowe@concord.edu


WV Hive Network-WVU LaunchLab


Business startup services, office and meeting space for startup teams, networking lounge, classroom space.

282 Minnesota Avenue Beckley, WV 25801 304-929-1239 304-767-8127

wvhive.com

CONTACT: jcarlucci@nrgrda.org


Center for Applied Research & Technology, Inc.


Industrial design studio and laboratories for prototype development, technology evaluation, product design and utility patenting support, management and marketing services for inventors and entrepreneurs.

P.O. Box 2182 Bluefield, WV 24701 (304) 327-4220

cartinc.com

CONTACT: Bruce Mutter bmutter@cartinc.com


Bluefield Commercialization Station


Industrial space for manufacturing innovations.

Bluefield Avenue Bluefield, WV 24701 (304) 327-2401 ext. 2405

CONTACT: Jim Spencer

jspencer@cityofbluefield.com


Bluefield State College Research & Development


Incubator Small business incubator providing fax, copier, office furniture, filing cabinets, internet access, computers, guidance and assistance in locating other resources to help new businesses start up.

704 Bland Street Bluefield, WV 24701 (304) 327-4300

bscrd.info

BSCRD GrowBusiness CONTACT: Gerald James, Executive Director gjames@bluefieldstate.edu


Upshur County Business Development Center


PO Box 2377 30 East Main Street Buckhannon, WV 26201 (304) 472-1757

upshurda.com

CONTACT: Rob Hinton rob@upshurda.com


Charleston Area Alliance Small Business Incubator


1116 Smith Street Charleston, WV 25301 (304) 340-4253

charlestonareaalliance.org

CONTACT: Roger Young, Real Estate & Facilities Director ryoung@charlestonareaalliance.org


Ort Building Business Incubator


Small business incubator in restored turn of the century building providing furnished spaces with a fax, copier, shared kitchenette, internet, and conference rooms.

Located in the heart of Charleston’s historic Elk City District. 303 W. Washington Street Charleston, WV 25302 (304) 342-0300

CONTACT: Dusta Tanner dusta@gaddyengineering.com


West Virginia Wood Technology Center


Training and support services for individuals and businesses.

10 Eleventh Street Elkins, WV 26241 (304) 637-7500

wvwoodtech.com

CONTACT: Robert L. Morris Jr., AICP, Executive Director robbie@rcdawv.org


High Technology Foundation


Low-cost, state-of-the-art office space and essential business support services, adjacent to entrepreneurs, established organizations, government facilities and multinational corporations.

1000 Technology Drive, Suite 1000 Fairmont, WV 26554 (304) 366-2577 (877) 363-5482 toll free

wvhtf.org

CONTACT: Guy Peduto, Director INNOVA Commercialization Group info@wvhtf.org


The Excelerator


Business facilities and services, including furnished office spaces, a large conference room, on-site camera monitoring.

Fairmont Community Development Partnership 517 Fairmont Avenue Fairmont, WV 26554 (304) 366-7600

CONTACT: Mike Walker MWalker@fcdp.com


Huntington Industrial Corporation (HIC) Incubator, LLC


Biomedical research lab and office space operated in collaboration with the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University.

916 Fifth Avenue, Suite 400 Huntington, WV 25701 (304) 525-1161

hadco.org

CONTACT: David Lieving, President dlieving@hadco.org


Marshall University Environmental Management


Incubator Marshall University, CEGAS Assisting regional small businesses in environmental compliance and related issues

1235 6th Avenue Huntington, WV 25755-2585 (304) 696-5456

Website

CONTACT: George Carico, Environmental Manager carico@marshall.edu


Marshall University Institute for Interdisciplinary Research


1676 Third Avenue Huntington, WV 25703 (304) 696-3830

marshall.edu.miir


Robert C. Byrd Institute For Advanced Flexible Manufacturing


The Maker Vault RCBI’s Huntington makerspace, the Maker Vault, extends RCBI’s support of innovation and entrepreneurship to everyone.

1050 Fourth Avenue Huntington, WV 25701 800.469.RCBI (7224) 304.781.1625 (local) rcbimakervault

rcbi.org

CONTACT: Jamie Cope jcope@rcbi.org


Ten50 Business Accelerator


Ten50 is a Business Accelerator targeting tech based endeavors, supporting earlystage, growth-driven companies through seed funding, office space, software perks, education, mentorship, and ultimately preparing them for outside financing.

1050 Fourth Avenue Huntington, WV 25701 800.469.RCBI (7224) 304.781.1625 (local)

ten50.io

rcbi.org

CONTACT: Bryan Shaw bshaw@rcbi.org


Unlimited Future


Incubator training, coaching, resources, social enterprise development, resources for small businesses

1650 8th Avenue Huntington, WV 25703 (304) 697-3007

unlimitedfuture.org

CONTACT: Gail Patton, Executive Director ufi@unlimitedfuture.org


Boone County Business Development Center


Equipped space to start your business.

Suite 101 – One Avenue C Building Madison, WV 25130 (304) 369-9118

boonecountywv.org

CONTACT: Kris Mitchell, Executive Director


WVU LaunchLab


Business startup services, office and meeting space for startup teams, networking lounge, classroom space.

Suite 413 Evansdale Crossing P.O. Box 6900 Morgantown, WV 26506 (304) 293-9391

launch.wvu.edu

CONTACT: Dr. Carrie White, Director cwhite17@mail.wvu.edu


Health Sciences Innovation Center


Biotechnology wet lab innovation incubator, idea development, IP protection, commercialization services.

8 Medical Center Drive P.O. Box 9115 Morgantown, WV 26506 (304) 293-5116

CONTACT: Richard Giersch richard.giersch@mail.wvu.edu


Shepherd University Center for Regional Innovation (CRI)


Under the Shepherd Entrepreneurship and Research Corporation (a 501 c3 organization), the CRI will offer office space, collaboration space and amenities to support internships, research partnerships and case-study sessions with regional industry partners.

301 North King Street Shepherdstown, WV 25443 (304) 876-5358

shepherd.edu/innovation

CONTACT: Jessica Kump, jkump@shepherd.edu


ChemCeption (Chemistry-Based Incubator and Accelerator) Initiative of Chemical Alliance Zone


The nation’s only incubator-accelerator focused solely on commercializing chemistry-based technologies, including traditional and green chemistry, biotechnology, advanced materials and more. Provides a combination of rare expertise and uncommon facilities.

1740 Union Carbide Drive WV Regional Technology Park South Charleston, WV 25303 (304) 720-1023

ChemCeption.com

CONTACT: Kevin DiGregorio kevindig@suddenlink.net


Eastern WV Community and Technical College New Biz Launchpad


Entrepreneur-in-residence, mentoring and co-working areas, coaching, meeting and conference room spaces for training, lectures and other purposes.

135 West Main Street Wardensville, WV 26851 304-897-2007

CONTACT: Tina Metzer tina.metzer@easternwv.edu

Visit TECHCONNECT


West Virginia Regional Technology Park

1740 Union Carbide Drive, Suite 4203 South Charleston, WV 25303-2732 304.444.2918

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Rebuilding the Appalachian economy from the ground up.