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Virginia Tech among three universities to receive grant to launch National Innovation Network Regional Node
Three top universities in the Mid-Atlantic region, the University of Maryland, George Washington University, and Virginia Tech, are teaming to tackle an enduring challenge: how to translate $60 billion in research funding into new products and companies that benefit society.
VA General Assembly Approves Increased Funding for Angel Investor Tax Credit
VA General Assembly Approves Increased Funding for Angel Investor Tax Credit Angel Investor Tax Credits promote investment in new businesses with innovative technologies by providing the angel investor with immediate return on their money in the form of a tax credit. The Virginia General Assembly has just approved a $500,000 increase in the credit for tax year 2013 and a $1 million increase in 2014. However, the Governor has the option to amend or veto this budget item. Please consider communicating with Governor McDonnell on the importance of supporting the increased funding that...
Roanoke - Blacksburg Technology Council Announces Support for Gov. McDonnell’s Transportation Plan
The Roanoke - Blacksburg Technology Council (RBTC) announced today its support of Gov. Bob McDonnell’s transportation funding plan. In backing the plan, RBTC Executive Director, Derick Maggard, released a statement on behalf of RBTC and its board of directors.
Regional broadband task force announces recommendations for high-speed network
Greater access to an affordable high-speed broadband network in the Roanoke Valley took a step forward today with the adoption of recommendations that include forming a regional Broadband Authority to increase affordable access to broadband technologies.
Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council Updates its Brand
Release Date For Immediate Release Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council Updates its Brand RBTC launches new logo and web site (Blacksburg VA, February 5, 2013)- The Roanoke Blacksburg Technology Council has a new look with a new logo and web site that are edgy and fresh. The logo, developed by a young entrepreneur named Nick Giaganas, is simple yet modern in contrasting colors of black and bright green. The design offers flexibility and aligns well with the website redesigned by Interactive, Design and Development (IDD) of Blacksburg. “The black square in the...
Virginia's First Screening Of "The Startup Kids"
Release Date February 1, 2013 VIRGINIA’s FIRST SCREENING OF “THE STARTUP KIDS” A documentary by and about young entrepreneurs; lessons applicable to all businesses (Blacksburg, VA, Feb. 1, 2013)- The Roanoke Blacksburg Technology Council (RBTC) is hosting a screening of The Startup Kids. This unique documentary, by and about young entrepreneurs, explores the highs and lows of being an entrepreneur in today’s world. This film is recommended for any and all startup companies, entrepreneurs, students, and business professionals looking to be inspired. The...
10 entrepreneurs in Roanoke - Blacksburg region honored with state award
BLACKSBURG, Va. (December 20, 2012) – Ten entrepreneurs from the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council’s territory were among 50 across Virginia receiving the Gap 50 Entrepreneur Award. The Center for Innovative Technologies (CIT) announced the winners as part of Gov. Bob McDonnell’s “Year of the Entrepreneur” initiative to identify and celebrate Virginia’s next generation of entrepreneurs who are creating high-growth companies. “Once again, entrepreneurs in our region have been recognized for outstanding and in some cases...
STEM Industry Internship Program
Governor McDonnell Announces Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program – New program will connect Virginia students with high quality internships in the STEM industry – RICHMOND - College and University students majoring in science, engineering, technology and math (STEM) related fields have a free new resource for summer 2013 internships, as do companies who wish to hire them. The newly established Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP), announced this morning at the Northern Virginia Technology Council Titans of Technology breakfast, offers a...
TechNite Award Nominees Announced!
The TechNite 2012 Nominations have been announced! Congratulations to all the outstanding nominees. Winners will be announced at TechNite on May 10th. Award categories include: Educator, Innovation, Entrepreneur, Rising Star, and Regional Leadership. TechNite is May 10th--register now! Register by April 27th
Roanoke - Blacksburg Technology Council Names New Executive Director
The RBTC has named Derick Maggard as its new Executive Director. Derick will be responsible for the management of RBTC and the implementation of its initiatives, concentrating on serving, promoting, and growing the technology industry in the region. Derick will be welcomed by the RBTC membership and officially take the helm as the Executive Director at the TechNite Awards banquet on May 10th at the Hotel Roanoke. Read the Roanoke Times Article.
Hokie Health Code-a-thon Held in Blacksburg
The Hokie Health Code-a-thon, an event hoping to produce innovative technology solutions to health care problems, was held on April 13-14th at TechPad in downtown Blacksburg. The two-day coding challenge produced eleven teams, thousands of lines of code, and six winning teams: $2500 Grand Prize Winner: HeyRecall $500 Winner: GeoMedicine $500 Winner: Hygeia $500 Winner: MedicalBox $500 Winner: LivingOrgans $500 Winner: Private...
April 2012 Member News and Events
Please help us welcome our new members Closergeist: Closergeist works exclusively with software-building organizations nationwide that are involved in any aspect of real estate transactions. We help those responsible for building the software that drives real estate transactions to stay informed on the technical, legislative, and competitive issues that affect the industry. We solve software development challenges through our knowledge of both the real-estate settlement industry and technology best-practices. Sans Seriph Designs: Sans Seriph Design, LLC is an...
Access to Capital: Pitch and Polish Clinic
5/28/2013 - 5/28/2013
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Marketing, Sales and Biz Dev Forum: Internships
5/28/2013 - 5/28/2013
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Financial Professionals Networking Group
5/31/2013 - 5/31/2013
7:30 am - 8:30 am
National Day of Civic Hacking
6/1/2013 - 6/2/2013
Roanoke RoboParade 2013
6/8/2013 - 6/8/2013
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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