Entrepreneurship

Business Support

Comprehensive Support in Advantage Valley & Beyond

If you’re considering starting a business in Advantage Valley—encompassing Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Clay, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Mason, Putnam, and Wayne Counties—or anywhere in West Virginia, you’ll find a wealth of resources tailored to entrepreneurs.

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Faster WV

Faster WV is an initiative for entrepreneurs through Advantage Valley in Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Clay, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Mason, Putnam, and Wayne Counties.. Business coaching, business classes, technical assistance, grants, and loans are all ways Faster WV can help. Faster WV also offers sector-specific resources that may be valuable to your business. We’d love to connect you with Faster WV business coaches.

West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WVSBC)

West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WVSBC) is there for every stage of your business. From entrepreneur business coaching to succession planning, WVSBDC has a way to help. Marketing, funding, disaster funding, government contracting, and business management are all ways WVSBDC can help. We’d love to connect you with WVSBC today.

Area 34

Area 34 is an initiative through the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce. If you’re looking for office or meeting space, but not ready to invest in a permanent location, contact Area 34.

The Comeback Club

Are you a woman reintegrating into the workplace after an employment gap? Contact the Comeback Club through the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce for resources to assist in your transition.