Fortify VC is a MidAtlantic fund - Located in the Washington, DC area - fortechnology startups and active investors with specialization in cyber security, infrastructure, mobile, and enterprise platforms.
VT Knowledgeworks Tech Transfer Challenge was designed to accelerate innovative technology transfer from the university to the private sector. The annual Tech Transfer Challenge prize provides $100,000 worth of mentorship and business support services to a winning team of Virginia Tech faculty, staff, students and/or alumni proposing to establish a new venture in Blacksburg, based on Virginia Tech-owned technology. Services are provided over a two-year period and include assistance in developing the overall business strategy as well as the presentations and plan documents needed for investor discussions and product launch.
VT Knowledgeworks Game Changers Challenge is an opportunity for one entrepreneur or entrepreneurial team to qualify for a $25,000 “Running Start” loan plus a package of free startup assistance services. Solid runners-up may also qualify for free startup assistance.
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Montgomery County businesses/leaders take home five of eight awards from the 2011 Roanoke-Blacksburg TechNite Banquet: Nomad Mobile Guides (Rising Star Award), Peter Lazar – eBroselow (Entrepreneur Award), Mike Kaylor - Montgomery County Public Schools (Educator Award), 3D-4U (People’s Choice Award) and Marry Miller - IDD, Inc. (RUBY Award).