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VT KnowledgeWorks provides business formation and growth support services to the unique Virginia Tech technology park communities in Blacksburg and Newport News, Virginia.  We engage our extensive network of consultants, mentors, early-stage investors, and professional service providers to help emerging and expanding enterprises maximize opportunities and minimize risks.

Our services fall into three categories. PLAN program components help market-worthy ventures organize, formulate strategy, and obtain outside investment. LAUNCH components help get the business up and running. GROW offerings emphasize strategic support for ongoing growth, continuing intra-preneurship, and professional development for the corporate leader.

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Regardless of your exact business challenge, you can start by contacting Jim. He will be, as appropriate, your tour guide, welcoming committee, program manager, counselor, advocate, critic, and friend.  Jim works with entrepreneurs as they plan and execute their launches. He also meets, as needed, with leaders of operating companies, to help them work through growing pains or expand their local networks. Start by meeting him on YouTube, then meet him in person at one of our Startup Chatup opportunities. 

Jim’s book condenses a lifetime of entrepreneurial adventures into useful tools for emerging enterprises: Fun & Profit: Simple Rules for Startup Success.

And Jim also offers workshops for communities and organizations that encourage and mentor entrepreneurs:

Company: VT KnowledgeWorks
Street: 1715 Pratt Drive, Suite 1000
Postal/City: Blacksburg, Virginia 24060
Phone: 540-443-9100
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