The WV WBC serves all 55 of West Virginia’s counties and exists to support anyone with a dream or idea—regardless of their background, age, or previous experience—with the right tools to get it off the ground or take it to the next level.
Small businesses are the backbone of our economy in West Virginia, and many of them play a crucial role in meeting the most pressing needs of their communities.
With its long tradition of problem-solving and resourcefulness, the Mountain State is an ideal place to take creative business risks. There’s no shortage of opportunities for entrepreneurs looking to tap into the potential around tourism and the state’s natural beauty, and more opportunities in technology exist now in West Virginia than ever before, with the possibility of accessing global markets.
When women and people of color gain access to the tools necessary to create thriving businesses or scale up, local economies are strengthened, needs of communities are met, and we’re all better off.