Roanoke, VA—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.
RAMP accelerator taking show on the road with latest round of growing startups
The upcoming graduates of Roanoke’s startup accelerator took turns pitching their businesses to a room of investors and community leaders at the annual RAMP Demo Day this week — but they’re not finished yet.
Beam Diagnostics, Excella team up on alcohol relapse app
Beam Diagnostics is teaming up with tech company Excella to create an app that detects relapse in alcohol use disorder. The technology will specifically be targeted at helping providers predict when a patient might be struggling.
Tech startup hopes to turn NASA funding and tiny devices into big business
FINCASTLE — A handful of micro assemblers spend their days peering through microscopes on the second floor of a nondescript downtown office building, tweezers in hand as they piece together components small enough to rest on the tip of a pencil.
Henrico-based Ticket Spicket participating in a business accelerator in Roanoke
Ticket Spicket, a digital ticket sales platform with fundraising for school athletic programs, joins five other startups chosen from the 20 that applied to participate in downtown Roanoke’s RAMP business accelerator.
The budding entrepreneurs are taking up residence in the Gill Memorial Building, where they will spend the next couple of months in a fast-paced program designed to take their companies to the next level — while also putting down deep roots in the region.
RAMP accelerator welcomes third cohort; many of the startups already generating revenue
The third cohort of entrepreneurs that has taken up residence inside the Gill Memorial Building includes a former Microsoft coder, a behavior analyst, a longtime banking executive and a scientist who just won a $750,000 NASA grant.