Southern WV Startup Community

The entrepreneurial ecosystem map for Southern WV, including Boone, Lincoln, Logan, Wyoming, McDowell, Raleigh and Mingo counties.

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1. Gaps/Opportunities

1.1. Main Street marketing

1.2. Supply chain building

1.3. Federal contracting

1.4. Exporting

1.5. Existing business services

1.6. Financial literacy

1.7. Vacant buildings

1.8. Tech Talent & Accelerator partnerships

1.9. Southern DyNet conference

1.10. Fast/reliable seed funding

1.11. Business succession planning

2. Entrepreneurship Education

2.1. Southern WV Community & Technical College

2.2. Marshall University

2.3. Career Technical Centers

2.4. BB&T "Money Smart"

3. Companies

3.1. Software/Tech

3.2. Manufacturing/Services

3.2.1. Hatfield-McCoy Distillery

3.2.2. Southern Coalition for the Arts

3.3. Healthcare

3.3.1. Mingo County Wellness Center

3.3.2. Bodyworks

3.4. Life Sciences

3.5. Food

3.5.1. Rock City Bakery

3.5.2. 34:Ate

3.5.3. Growing Warriors

3.5.4. Panther Pizzeria

3.5.5. Righteous Brew Coffee

3.5.6. Duvall Bakery

3.5.7. My Mobile Market

3.6. Tourism

3.6.1. Coalfied Shooters Association

3.6.2. Ole Henry Campgrounds

3.6.3. Tug River Tours

3.6.4. River Expeditions

3.6.5. Trail Riders Escape

3.6.6. Logan Motorcycle Sales

3.6.7. Keefer's Kawasaki

3.6.8. Fox ATV Lodge

3.6.9. J&S Rentals

3.6.10. Rockhouse Rentals

3.6.11. Hatfield McCoy Rentals / WV Outback ATV

3.6.12. Mountain Brook & Co.

3.6.13. Hatfield-McCoy Power Sports

3.7. Media

3.7.1. Dream Creative

3.7.2. Cucumber & Co.

4. Intrapreneurship

5. Service Providers

5.1. Accounting

5.1.1. Joetta Kuhn, CPA

5.1.2. Harold Davis, CPA

5.1.3. Valet & Associates

5.1.4. Mark Bowman, CPA

5.2. HR

5.2.1. Manpower

5.2.2. SW Community Action

5.2.3. Goodwill Industries

5.3. IT

5.3.1. Phillips Electronics

5.3.2. Netronome

5.3.3. Advanced Technical Solutions

5.4. Legal

5.4.1. Stevens & Stevens

5.4.2. Ron Salmons

5.4.3. Partain Law Office

5.5. Insurance

5.6. Web Design

5.6.1. Allegheney Services

5.6.2. Dream Creative

5.6.3. Sheela Blake

5.6.4. Cucumber & Co.

5.6.5. DigiSo

6. Funding

6.1. State/Federal

6.1.1. U.S. SBIR/STTR

6.1.2. WV Jobs Investment Trust

6.1.3. Wyoming & Boone County EDA Micro Loan

6.2. Seed/Angel

6.2.1. West Virginia Angel Investor Network

6.3. Venture Capital

6.3.1. Adena Ventures

6.3.2. Mountaineer Capital

6.4. CDFi

6.4.1. Natural Capital Investment Fund

6.4.2. Center for Rural Health

6.4.3. New River Gorge Development Authority

6.5. Other

7. Support Agencies

7.1. WV Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

7.2. Small Business Administration (SBA)

7.3. Service Corp of Retired Executives (SCORE)

7.4. New River Gorge Development Authority

7.5. Center for Economic Options

7.6. Unlimited Futures

7.7. County Economic Development Authorities

7.8. Tamarack Foundation

7.9. Regional Contracting Assistance Center

7.10. WV Export Assistance Center

7.11. Business Resource & Information Center (BRIC)

8. Networking & Events

8.1. Logan Chamber, Business After Hours

8.2. Bacon, Eggs & Business

8.3. Leadership West Virginia

8.4. Pickin' In The Park

8.5. Family Resource Network

8.6. Food & Farmer's Coalition

8.7. Farmer's Market Associaiton

8.8. Create West Virginia

9. Incubators/Accelerators

9.1. 3rd District (3D) Accelerator

9.2. DigiSo Co-Working Space

9.3. New River Gorge Development Authority

9.4. Charlston Area Alliance

9.5. Health Innovation Hub

9.6. Chemical Alliance Zone

9.7. Unlimited Futures

9.8. Boone County EDA Office

10. Tech Talent/Training

10.1. Project Lead The Way

10.1.1. Mingo County

10.2. Robert C. Byrd Institute

10.3. Robotics Groups

10.3.1. Putnam County

10.3.2. Logan County

10.3.3. Lincoln County

10.3.4. Mingo County

10.4. WVU Extension - STEM Ambassadors

10.5. TechConnect West Virginia

11. Research

11.1. WVU Bureau of Business and Economic Research

11.2. Marshall University Research Corporation

11.3. WVSU Research & Development Corp.

11.4. West Virginia Development Office

11.5. SBA Office of Advocacy