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Virginia Velocity Tour

Virginia Velocity is recruiting early-stage entrepreneurs for the Virginia Velocity Tour.

Launch an Entrepreneur Competition

On April 12, 2016, My SWVA Opportunity partners hosted a seminar instructing community stakeholders on how to successfully launch an entrepreneur business plan competition. The free workshop provided insight on successful regional competitions, the benefits of competitions from the challengers' perspective, best practices and steps to organize a competition, and the various resources available to assist with implementation, including grants from the Department of Housing and Community Development.

Washington County Business Challenge 2016

A competitive challenge with more than $25,000 in prizes

2015/2016 My SWVA Opportunity Newsletters

In case you missed it, be sure to check out the 2015 My SWVA Opportunity Newsletters. The links to each newsletter can be found below:

July 2015

September 2015

October 2015

The Top 5 Keys to Entrepreneurial Success

Written by My SWVA Opportunity Intern, Hannah McNew

Many people value success as an array of different things. For most, obtaining success is not just making sure that the job is done correctly. There is much more to it than that! The means of achieving success varies from person to person. In order to have a successful business, one must come up with their own definition. My SWVA Opportunity Cup participants were asked what they think are the keys to success. Here are the top 5 answers: