Virginia's Growth Alliance is Growing Entrepreneurs Together with its 2018 regional business competition. Existing businesses and startup businesses are invited to connect with the resources they need to get creative and develop a winning business plan to start or expand a business in the Virginia towns of Clarksville, South Hill or the city of Emporia. Cash prizes will be awarded up to $30,000.00 each! Business Planning workshops kick off in February 2018. Winners will be chosen from contestants who pitch their ideas in May 2018.
Virginia's Growth Alliance is Growing Entrepreneurs Together with our partners at the Longwood Small Business Development Center and the Department of Housing and Community Development! We are getting ready to kick off our very first REGIONAL Business Competition in the participating communities of Clarksville, Emporia and South Hill!
Do you have a business idea you've been dreaming about? WE CAN HELP! We are looking for new businesses and existing businesses to expand in OUR region, and now we have the financial resources to help make it happen.
Ready to learn more? Register for one of our upcoming Lunch -N- Learn Workshops in each of our participating communities and bookmark this website! We are updating it constantly with new details. OH and don't forget to Follow us on Social Media too!
Introduction to Small Business: The Basics and Business Plan Overview
Credit: How do you score and how do you build it?
Legals and Financials: The foundation for success!
Marketing, Public Relations and Advertising: Learn what it takes to grow and maintain your business.
Operations and Management Planning: Essential tools for operating your business.
Practice your Pitch Night!