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Tech Startups Apply for Fall RAMP Cohort

RAMP is accepting applications are for their fall cohort to begin in September 2021.

RAMP is looking for technology startups with scalability, and coachable entrepreneurs who have a desire to do the work.

RAMP will select up to five companies for the 12-week cohort that provides:

• Expert 1:1 mentoring with the region’s top entrepreneurs and executives
• Free office space with high-speed internet in downtown Roanoke in Virginia’s Blue Ridge
• Access to venture capital
• $20,000 in equity-free funding

 

Application Close Date: August 15 Cohort

Start Date: September 13

DEMO DAY (tentative): December 9

Visit here to apply.

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