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Virginia is for Entrepreneurs

ENTREPRENEURS

Are You Ready for Funding?

Whether you’re an entrepreneur in Abingdon or Alexandria, Virginia is for Entrepreneurs helps prepare your company for funding and connects you with the right investors and support organizations.

INVESTORS & SUPPORTERS

Find Opportunities

Cut through the noise and connect with Virginia entrepreneurs that fit your investment profile.

 
Spend less time saying, “Sorry, you’re not a good fit” and more time saying, “I’m interested, and here’s how I view your company.”

HOW IT WORKS

Learn Your Venture’s Strengths & Weaknesses from an Investor’s Perspective

Get Matched with Investors & Support Organizations

Accelerate the Investment Process & Grow Your Business

Virginia’s a great place to live and build a business.

But accessing capital here can be more challenging than in other geographic environments.

I’m encouraged as an entrepreneur that VA4E is here to fix that.”

Sarah Rumbaugh, CEO, Relish

Will Morris
CEO,
EdConnective

“Too often, I find myself traveling from Richmond to New York or the Valley to raise money. I sometimes see local investors there! I’m excited because this enables us to find help where we live.”

Monique Adams
Executive Director,
757 Angels

“The VA4E platform is a game changer in helping 757 Angels find great investments across the Commonwealth–and help every entrepreneur we come in contact with find the resources they need!”

Larkin Garbee 
Founder 
804RVA

“Very often, being able to build a business depends on not what you know, but who you know. This well-trodden pathway actually cuts out the vast majority of entrepreneurs. I’m excited that VA4E is working to solve the problem.”

Ross Baird
President,
Village Capital

“This is the first place we look for entrepreneurs in Virginia. VA4E is bringing the Virginia ecosystem together. “

Rise of the Rest works closely with trusted members of our network to source and vet the best seed-stage opportunities in cities across the country.

We’re excited to partner with Virginia is for Entrepreneurs help us better support and invest in companies in rising cities across Virginia.

Anna Mason, Partner
Rise of the Rest Seed Fund (Revolution)

INVESTORS & SUPPORTERS

103

STARTUPS

372

FOUNDING PARTNERS

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