Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week at SOVA Innovation Hub

Global Entrepreneurship Week is a time of celebration, learning, and networking for budding entrepreneurs and innovators across the globe. This year, the SOVA Innovation Hub is gearing up for an exciting lineup of events during this week, aimed at fostering innovation, supporting local entrepreneurs, and bringing together the community. From insightful lunchtime talks to collaborative networking meetings and co-working experiences, the SOVA Innovation Hub has something for everyone.

Lunch and Learn with Ryan Garrett

Tuesday, November 14th I 12:00 – 1:00 PM

You’re invited to a “Lunch and Learn” session with entrepreneur Ryan Garrett. Bring your lunch and join the conversation as Ryan shares invaluable insights based on his experience with the Colin Garrett Racing team. Expect to hear about the challenges and triumphs of the startup world, and gain inspiration to take your own entrepreneurial journey to new heights.

Rise Business Bootcamp Virtual Info Session

Tuesday, November 14th I 6:00-6:30 PM
Wednesday, November 15th I 12:00 – 12:30 PM

During this 10-week program, you’ll get to know yourself, your customer, and the next steps to move your business forward.  The weekly sessions will provide you with dedicated time to work on your business. You’ll gain a support system of peers and mentors. You’ll get access to a curated mix of subject matter experts, inspiring guest speakers, and regional resources that will help you achieve your business dreams.

Want to learn more? Attend a Virtual Info Session on Nov 14th 6pm or Nov 15th 12pm to meet with Jacob Dolence, Lead Facilitator, and ask questions to find out if this program is a good fit for you.

Grapevine Network Meeting

Thursday, November 16th, 12:00 – 1:00 PM

The Grapevine Network Meeting is a collaborative platform for entrepreneurial ecosystem builders across Southern Virginia. In this monthly meeting, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with a diverse group of individuals who are passionate about supporting local entrepreneurs. Discover regional resources, share ideas, and be part of a community that empowers underserved entrepreneurs to thrive.

Guest Speaker: Shecorie Conley – River Citi Tax Solutions

Business and Brews Happy Hour
with Keith Washo

Thursday, November 16th, 5:00 – 6:30 PM

As the sun sets on the 16th, join your fellow entrepreneurs for a delightful “Business & Brews” happy hour. Award-winning Speaker and Author Keith Washo will be sharing wisdom derived from his experiences in both Silicon Valley and Research Triangle Park. Learn from his books, “The Heart of Success” and “Good Things Come From Hard Times.” It’s the perfect opportunity to unwind and gain valuable insights in a relaxed setting.

RISE Business Bootcamp Alumni will be showcasing their products and services during this event.  This is your chance to discover and support local startups and entrepreneurs.

Focus Friday: Experience Coworking

Friday, November 17, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Experience the modern workplace of the future at the SOVA Innovation Hub. On Focus Friday, you can enjoy a day of free coworking. Plug in, take advantage of high-speed WiFi, and explore the amenities available at SOVA Innovation Hub. And as an extra treat, there will be coffee and donuts to keep you energized and productive throughout the day. Be sure to register ahead of time as space is limited!

Global Entrepreneurship Week at the SOVA Innovation Hub promises to be an exciting and enlightening experience for aspiring and established entrepreneurs alike. From thought-provoking talks to networking opportunities and hands-on co-working experiences, the week is designed to inspire, educate, and connect individuals from all walks of the entrepreneurial world. Join the celebration, learn from seasoned professionals, and network with like-minded individuals, all while supporting local startups. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be part of South Boston’s entrepreneurial ecosystem!

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