Business Insights & Resources

Meet Your Spring CO.STARTERS Facilitators

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Jan 10, 2018 2:21:30 PM

CO.STARTERS is a nine-week program that equips aspiring entrepreneurs with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn business ideas into action and turn a passion into a sustainable and thriving business. Each week, the group of entrepreneurs will tackle another aspect of building a business - from creating a lean canvas business plan, to driving marketing and sales and learning how to scale.

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Topics: Business Retention, Technology, Entrepreneurship, co.starters

Meet Your New CO.STARTERS Facilitators

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Aug 9, 2017 12:07:14 PM

CO.STARTERS is a nine-week program that equips aspiring entrepreneurs with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn business ideas into action and turn a passion into a sustainable and thriving business. Each week, the group of entrepreneurs will tackle another aspect of building a business - from creating a lean canvas business plan, to driving marketing and sales and learning how to scale.

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Topics: Business Retention, Technology, Entrepreneurship, co.starters

Lynchburg Wins Digital Cities Survey Award

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Jan 31, 2017 8:16:29 AM

Lynchburg is proud to have been named one of the top tech cities in the 2016 Digital Cities Survey by the Center for Digital Government. This annual survey recognizes cities using technology to improve citizen services, enhance transparency, and encourage citizen engagement.

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Topics: Technology

City of Lynchburg's Office of Economic Development Releases 2015-2016 Annual Report (Part 2/2)

Posted by Office of Economic Development on Aug 25, 2016 12:48:39 PM

Economic Development Programs

The Office of Economic Development works to build a range of local programs and incentives to create and retain jobs, improve Lynchburg's infrastructure and assets, and invest in local quality of life initiatives.

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Topics: Brownfields, Downtown, Technology, co.starters, Development, transportation, Enterprise Zone, Arts and Culture, Entrepreneurship, Business Attraction

TRAX partners on TechHire application for technical workforce development

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Jun 14, 2016 11:00:00 AM

In July, 2015, Lynchburg was the first community in Virginia to be designated a TechHire community. Fifteen local employers in advanced manufacturing, health care and IT  joined with the Lynchburg Economic Development Authority (LEDA) to develop plans for workforce development programs that would provide high quality and accessible technical training locally. In March, LEDA officially submitted to the TechHire grant program

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Topics: Business Retention, Business Attraction, Technology, TechHire, Entrepreneurship

True IA supports Lynchburg's Tech Community through Veteran's training program

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Mar 1, 2016 10:52:25 AM

The cyber landscape is constantly evolving. New security threats emerge every day. To help organizations reduce risk and protect critical assets, True IA delivers cybersecurity management consulting services. Founded in 2007, True Information Assurance, LLC, serves Federal government entities, such as the Department of Defense and Department of Justice and commercial sector clients.

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Topics: Business Retention, Business Attraction, Technology, TechHire, Entrepreneurship, Downtown, Veterans, Talent Development

Meet the CO.STARTERS Facilitators

Posted by Lynchburg EDA on Feb 12, 2016 3:22:47 PM

CO.STARTERS is a nine-week program that equips aspiring entrepreneurs with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn business ideas into action and turn a passion into a sustainable and thriving business. Each week, the group of entrepreneurs will tackle another aspect of building a business - from creating a lean canvas business plan, to driving marketing and sales and learning how to scale.

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Topics: Business Retention, Technology, Entrepreneurship, co.starters