From Our Introductory Message:
"Welcome to Accelerate Blacksburg!
Whether you are just starting out in the world of business or are a veteran entrepreneur, Accelerate Blacksburg's goal is to help you meet and discover potential business partners, investors and investment prospects, mentors and mentees, colleagues, peers and other business-to-business opportunities in our rapidly developing entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Accelerate Blacksburg is designed for startups, entrepreneurs, small business owners, large business owners, employees, business coaches, mentors, angel and accredited investors, venture capital managers, crowdfunding experts, and people interested in accelerating the development of the business community in Blacksburg, Montgomery County, and the New River Valley."
Accelerate Blacksburg will host regular meetups, networking and social events, workshops and other educational programs, and pitch competitions, and will alternate meetings, programs, and events between studio2.0 and TechPad, Blacksburg's two premier coworking and startup facilities.