Understanding Virginia's Entrepreneurial Communities Through Metrics and Benchmarking

APA Virginia Chapter


Tuesday, July 18, 2017
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EDT

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Virginia Tech’s Office of Economic Development researched entrepreneurial ecosystems and the resource needs of different types of entrepreneurs. The goal was twofold: to understand which metrics are feasible to collect for smaller regions, and to facilitate benchmarking across numerous regions. Presentation will focus on findings from this study and then ask panel participants to share their own stories and reflect on the findings within the context of their own ecosystems.


Scott Tate

Invited Speaker


Sarah Lyon-hill

Invited Speaker


John Provo

Invited Speaker

John Provo is Director of Virginia Tech's Office of Economic Development. Provo provides leadership for the office in the design and implementation of applied research and technical assistance projects that link university and community resources to address the economic development needs of the Commonwealth. He builds program partnerships and ... Read More

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