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News Brief: Virginia Program Bolsters the Future of Agriculture

Virginia Tech Office of Economic Development contributes to state-funded projects aimed at boosting agricultural development across the Commonwealth. "From exploring the future of agriculture in Halifax County to examining..."

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News Brief: Kauffman-Foundation Funded Study Explores Urban-Rural Entrepreneurship

Have you ever wondered how entrepreneurs and small businesses fare in the Blacksburg-Roanoke area?  "Senior Economic Development Specialist Sarah Lyon-Hill recently completed a year-long project focused on identifying methods for analyzing..."

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Tate: Encouraging entrepreneurs across our community

Associate Director Scott Tate's opinion in the Roanoke Times. "Small businesses form and grow within complex, interconnected networks or “ecosystems.” The Kauffmann Foundation funded our team at Virginia Tech to study the Roanoke-Blacksburg entrepreneur ecosystem..."

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