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RAMP thanks Virginia Western

As RAMP prepares to launch its 5th year of cohorts, please join us in thanking Carole Tarrant and the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation for their pivotal role in making our program possible.

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RAMP invites Health and Life Science Companies to Apply for Spring 2021 Cohort

Regional Accelerator and Mentoring Program (RAMP) will open applications on December 15 exclusively to health and life science companies for its March cohort — a 12-week curriculum that provides mentoring, free office space with high-speed internet, access to venture capital and $20,000 in equity-free funding.

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RAMP project to expand with help of federal grant

From The Roanoke Times: Sept. 29, 2020

After nurturing 24 startup businesses over the past four years, an acceleration program aimed at advancing high-tech innovation in Western Virginia will soon double its annual output.

The expansion of the Regional Accelerator and Mentoring Program, better known as RAMP, will be funded by a nearly $1 million federal grant and matching resources from a variety of universities, localities and organizations.

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VIC, RBTC and RAMP form strategic alliance

Valleys Innovation Council (VIC), Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council (RBTC), and the Regional Accelerator and Mentoring Program (RAMP) today announced they are joining forces in a strategic alliance. The new alliance will drive initiatives that support the region’s innovation economy and technology community.

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