We Are the RBTC.

We are an extensive network of technology professionals, businesses, and organizations in the Roanoke-Blacksburg area of Southwest Virginia, collaborating to create a nationally recognized innovation ecosystem through entrepreneurship, programming, mentoring, and leadership.

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Connect — Grow — Lead

The Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council is an affiliate of Verge, a collaborative strategic alliance established to grow the region’s innovation economy, technology sector, life sciences/biotech, and professional communities.

141

Member
Companies

15K+

Member
Employees

42

Annual
Events

300+

Yearly
Jobs

At a Glance

Meet Our Members

The companies of the RBTC represent the building blocks of economic success in the Roanoke-Blacksburg region, creating a strong and successful innovation infrastructure for the generations to come. Member companies range from startups to some of the largest employers in the region, all with a common thread – technology.

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Opportunities abound for you to communicate with our entire network.

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TECH
TALENT

Whether you are looking to hire for a team or jumpstart your career, the people you want to know are here.

MOUNTAIN METRO CAREERS

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UNIVERSITY
CONNECTION

Create a professional network while in college. Students can participate in RBTC events and find mentors through RBTC.

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Latest News

  • RBTC Seeks to Form Roanoke-Blacksburg Chapter of Blacks in Technology

    RBTC Seeks to Form Roanoke-Blacksburg Chapter of Blacks in Technology

    Nurturing an innovation ecosystem that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion for all people is a top priority for RBTC and Verge. We recognize that the work is always ongoing. To […]


  • What is a Wet Lab?

    What is a Wet Lab?

    With new lab space for biotech coming to the Roanoke and New River Valleys, you may be hearing more about wet and dry lab space. But what’s the difference between […]


  • What is a Dry Lab?

    What is a Dry Lab?

    There are exciting developments happening within the technology community. New lab space coming to the region to foster more research and innovation in biotech. With the proposed uptick in jobs […]


Spring 2023
TechNite

TechNite is an annual celebration of the Roanoke–Blacksburg region’s technology community. It’s an opportunity to network with more than 500 leaders in business and innovation. The evening includes a keynote speaker and awards presentation to celebrate the leaders, innovators, and successful companies within the regional technology community.

TechNite

Upcoming Events

CCI Integrated Security Seminar #3

When: Dec. 5, 2022, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Where:  ISERC and Zoom Speakers: Aaron Brantley, associate professor, political science, director of the Virginia Tech Tech4Humanity lab Peng Gao, assistant professor, Virginia Tech Department of Computer Science […]

Business & Public Affairs Speaker Series

Shenandoah Club 24 Franklin Rd SE, Roanoke, VA

The business of news is changing rapidly. In a world of quickly shifting funding and advertising models, abundant misinformation, citizen reporting, and quick-fire government spending, local journalism looks different, but its role […]