Business Resources (Private)

  • Business Incubation Center - Home of Innovative and Visionary Entrepreneurs (HIVE) - The Business Incubation Center provides opportunities for aspiring business owners to gain the skills, knowledge, and access to resources that will enable them to thrive in business. Participants involved in the Business Incubation Center receive more than classes. The support continues for personal development as well as on all aspects of starting and running a business. The program is designed to develop and launch companies in a manner that will encourage the growth of personal and financial assets for low-income citizens, and ensure a positive economic impact on the Roanoke area. For more information, visit the Advancement Foundation Facebook page.
  • Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council (RBTC) - RBTC is the premier organization dedicated to the promotion and development of the technology industry in the new century region, which includes Roanoke County. Membership in the RBTC is open to businesses whose primary product or service is heavily influenced by technology.
  • Roanoke Regional Chamber- Established in 1890, the Roanoke Regional Chamber serves its 1,400 members by providing leadership, advocacy, and action that continues to help the Roanoke region achieve its potential as a desirable place to live, work, and visit.
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship Resources