Center for Innovative Technology
Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) creates technology-based economic development strategies to accelerate innovation, imagination and the next generation of technology and technology companies.
GOV2COM is grant program that helps government and defense contractors in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia expand into commercial markets. Funding is sponsored by the Commonwealth through the Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment.
Hampton Department of Economic Development
Whether you are looking to expand an existing operation, build a new business, or relocate to an exciting new area here in Hampton, the Economic Development Department has the experience and knowledge to help you make the right choice. http://www.hampton.gov/241/Economic-Development
Hampton Roads Procurement Technical Assistance Center
Hampton Roads Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) assists companies with doing business with the government, a big step in growing a business. PTACs provide local, in-person counseling and training services for you, the small business owner. They are designed to provide technical assistance to businesses that want to sell products and services to federal, state, and/or local governments.
Hampton Roads Small Business Development Center
Hampton Roads Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is part of a statewide network of centers dedicated to assisting all types of businesses. There are a number of programs and online virtual courses on a variety of business topics. The peninsula SBDC office is located at 600 Butler Farm Road and can be reached at (757) 865-3128.
Hampton Roads Veterans Business Outreach Center
Hampton Roads Veterans Business Outreach Center (HRVBOC) is designed to provide entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling and mentoring, and referrals for eligible veterans owning or considering starting a small business. HRVBOC serves Federal Region III which includes Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
James City County Office of Economic Development
Virginia began as a business venture on the shores of the James River more than 400 years ago, and James City County continues to attract innovators today. Modern day founders discover a lifestyle and business climate in which they can prosper. http://yesjamescitycountyva.com
Newport News Department of Development
The Department of Development is responsible for expanding and diversifying the City’s tax base and economic climate by attracting new businesses to Newport News and by assisting existing businesses with their growth. https://www.nngov.com/567/Development
Poquoson Economic Development Department
SCORE - Hampton Roads
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship (both in person and virtual). The Hampton Roads Chapter can be reached at (757) 455-9338.
SCORE - Williamsburg
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship (both in person and virtual). The Peninsula's Williamsburg Chapter can be reached at (757) 229-6511.
Small Business Administration
The Small Business Administration (SBA) helps Americans start, build and grow businesses through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. Their website provides a wealth of business information, access to virtual mentors, loans, grants, and much more.
Williamsburg Economic Development Office
The Economic Development Office assists existing businesses, attracts new businesses, and markets the City as a premier business location. http://www.yeswilliamsburg.com
Women's Business Center
The mission of the Women's Business Center is to enable women's entrepreneurship by providing low to no cost tools for women to successfully own, operate and grow their small business, thereby creating economic opportunities and job growth by investing financially, intellectually and emotionally in the Hampton Roads community.
York County Office of Economic Development
The primary mission of the Office of Economic Development is to create a diverse economic base by the aggressive recruitment, expansion and retention of businesses, industries, and tourism, thus expanding the tax base and capital investment in the County and providing new employment opportunities for its citizens. http://www.yesyorkcounty.com