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The Dan River Region (DRR) Entrepreneur Ecosystem, under the leadership of The Launch Place (fiscal agent) and the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce, is looking for a competent and capable individual who will focus on the mission-related activities and critical relationships that create a healthy, effective and robust ecosystem.
The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce, the River District Association, Danville Community College and Longwood Small Business Development Center, with infrastructure support from The Launch Place, today announce that a grant has been awarded by Danville Regional Foundation to enhance the local entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Dan River Region (DRR). The entrepreneurial ecosystem is designed to help any business – no matter their size – find help to grow, sustain and enhance their business within the DRR community.
The Launch Place received 129 applications for its 6th Annual Big Launch Challenge Pitch Competition from various start-up companies located in the US and abroad. The top 10 competitors took the stage and presented their innovative business ideas in the Research Triangle Park, NC today.