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Local tech company with VWCC connections partners with NASA

When scientists at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) capture future pictures of Earth’s atmosphere, they might end up using technology containing components manufactured by former Virginia Western Community College faculty and students.  Based in Fincastle, Va., Micro Harmonics Corporation (MHC) is a technology...
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RAMP business accelerator awarded 2nd $40,000 state grant

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe today announced the awarding of a second $40,000 state grant to support the development of entrepreneurial classes at the RAMP business accelerator in downtown Roanoke. The goal of the state’s Building Entrepreneurial Economies (BEE) grant program is to encourage micro/small business...
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Woods Rogers law firm pledges $50,000 to support new RAMP business accelerator

The Virginia law firm of Wood Rogers PLC will donate $50,000 to the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation in support of the new RAMP technology business accelerator opening in downtown Roanoke. Under a five year agreement, Woods Rogers will contribute $10,000 per year to...
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RAMP business accelerator awarded $40,000 state grant

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe today announced the awarding of a $40,000 state grant to support the development of entrepreneurial classes at RAMP, a new technology business accelerator planned for downtown Roanoke in spring 2017. The goal of the state’s Building Entrepreneurial Economies (BEE) grant program...
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RAMP business accelerator to foster growth of region’s high-potential startups

Propelling high-potential startups to expand and create jobs is the goal of RAMP, a new technology business accelerator program set to launch in early 2017 in downtown Roanoke. Entrepreneurs who seek to scale up their companies will apply to participate in RAMP, which stands for...
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