Start Peninsula returns for the 2018 season!
November 2–4, 2018
Applied Research Center
12050 Jefferson Ave., Ste. 721
Newport News, VA 23606
$5,000 cash to top 3 finalists!
Do you have a business idea or invention and need funding or guidance to get it off the ground? Then clear your calendar November, 2-4, 2018 for Start Peninsula! This building extravaganza for entrepreneurs in Hampton Roads will bring together dozens of passionate entrepreneurs and business leaders under one roof with one purpose: To identify the best ideas and create new businesses within one weekend.
At Start Peninsula you can access the tools, resources and talent you need to get your idea off the drawing board and into the marketplace. From a pool of more than 30 business ideas pitched on Friday night, 10 semi-finalists are selected to pitch again on Sunday for a chance to win up to $5,000 cash and other important resources for growing businesses.
Applications are open to the public. You must be WILLING to apply for a business license in a Peninsula municipality.
June 27, 2018 – Virginia Beach, VA
SBIR grants (Small Business Innovation Research) and its sister STTR grant program (Small Business Technology Transfer) provide $150K - $1.5M in early stage R&D funding for high risk, new technology development. 11 participating federal agencies use this program to fund early stage technology development that will help them meet their missions. SBIR/STTR represents 25% of all seed funding available in the US, with over $2.5B available in 2018.SBIR grants (Small Business Innovation Research) and it's sister STTR grant program (Small Business Technology Transfer) provide
Working on a big idea? Is it innovative? Can it scale?
757Pitch, a bi-monthly pitch competition hosted in collaboration between StartWheel and ODU, showcases some of the region’s hottest and most promising startups.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The competition is held every other month (Jan, Mar, May, etc.) on the 3rd Tuesday.