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.

INCREASE YOUR VISIBILITY

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Why Join?

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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Why Join?

UNIVERSITY
CONNECTION

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

FOR
STUDENTS

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Latest News

  • Launch Your Paid STEM Internship Program with Funding from GO Virginia

    Launch Your Paid STEM Internship Program with Funding from GO Virginia

    Are you a growing STEM company looking for fresh talent? Then you won’t want to miss a new opportunity from VA Bio-Connect designed to kick-start your internship program! STEM2VA Summer Internship Program […]


  • What to Expect from RBTC in 2023

    What to Expect from RBTC in 2023

    The RBTC is a member-driven association working to promote the growth of the Roanoke-Blacksburg technology community. In other words, growth is baked into everything we do. We’re always innovating new […]


  • RAMP Cohort Applications Now Open

    RAMP Cohort Applications Now Open

    No matter where you find yourself in the startup pipeline, if you are building a technology-based business with high-growth potential, RAMP wants to connect you to our regional resources.   If […]


May 18, 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.

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Upcoming Events

Lunch & Learn

Starr Hill Pilot Brewery 6 Old Whitmore Ave, Roanoke, VA

Join RBTC and the Women in Technology “WoTech” village for a powerful session led by K92’s Monica Brooks. Miss Monica, a local celebrity and beloved morning show radio DJ, will […]

NASA SBIR/STTR Proposal Planning WEBINAR

Online

The 2023 NASA SBIR/STTR solicitations opened Jan. 10 and will close on March 13, 2023. Click HERE to access the solicitations. There are some changes that you will want to […]