Morning Jolt with WoTech


Come join your village of women in technology for a morning jolt of real talk. We’re hosting these every month to help us make connections and have casual conversations covering various topics about jobs, mentor requests, and everything in between. There is no judgment, come as you are, liquids in the cup are optional, jump […]

Beer & Biotech

Big Lick Brewing Co. 409 Salem Ave SW, Roanoke, VA

VT BEAM making waves in Biomedical and Engineering Mechanics Join us in welcoming Dr. Jennifer S. Wayne from the Virginia Tech Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics. VT BEAM focuses on improving the human condition and the communities we serve through our unique intersection of biomedical engineering, mechanics, and science.  Our expertise in biomechanics, injury […]

Homegrown Security Tools – A Panel & Audience Discussion

1901 Group 1331 Research Center Dr., Blacksburg, VA

Do you have a favorite security script or open-source security tool you've integrated in a unique way on your own network or systems?  It could be anything from automated network scans & baselining to traffic anomaly detection,  host-based intrusion detection/prevention, or honeypots & tarpits.  Anything is fair game.  It can use vendor-specific solutions (like R5/BigIP, […]

RAMP – ICAP InfoSession | March 28, 2023

Come out to meet RAMP partner, ICAP - the Innovation Commercialization Assistance Program. This will be an excellent opportunity to learn more about how RAMP and ICAP work together to make sure you have the resources needed to move your venture forward. ICAP's offerings include long-term, no-cost mentorship from a team of successful entrepreneurs, as […]


The Path to Funding for Startups: From Pitch Deck to Term Sheet and Everything In Between

Fralin Biomedical Research Institute 4 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA

In partnership with the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JLABS @ Washington, DC, will host experts from Cooley LLP, to discuss strategic and tactical considerations related to equity financing efforts of emerging growth companies, including a primer on potential sources of equity capital, investor outreach, pitch materials and common […]

Beer & Biotech

Big Lick Brewing Co. 409 Salem Ave SW, Roanoke, VA

Incubator Life: Exploring the Elements a Startup Should Look For Join us in welcoming Sally Allain, the Head of Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JLABS @ Washington, DC, and Interim Head, JLABS North East. With experience supporting biotech startups and external partnering for Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Allain will share her insights on the different features […]

COgro LABS Soft Launch

Blacksburg, Virginia

COgro LABS Soft Launch and Info Session Join us for an info session with VTCRC President and CEO Brett Malone and Sally Allain of JLABS on March 30, 2023. Space Rabbit Coffee will be available along with a light breakfast in the COgro kitchen. Tour our NEW proof of concept lab facilities before anyone else […]

Local Internships with Impact

Are you a student looking to make meaningful connections with people who've been in your shoes not too long ago? Not sure where to start looking for internships around the region? Or are you an employer in the area looking to connect with potential interns? The Region 2 Internship Collaborative is hosting an upcoming event […]

RAMP Meet the Cohort | April 13, 2023

Shenandoah Club 24 Franklin Rd SE, Roanoke, VA

Please join us on April 13 to meet RAMP’s Spring 2023 Cohort! At this event, we will hear from RAMP Director, Lisa Garcia, as she introduces our newest companies as well as RBTC and our Meet the Cohort Sponsor, Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation (VIPC). The event will begin at 5:30PM and our speakers will talk […]


cs/root Seminar

Blacksburg, Virginia

Please join us on Friday, April 14, at 2:30 PM in 2150 Torgersen Hall for the final cs/root seminar of the spring semester. Closing out the spring seminar series is alumni Matt Pfeil (BS `05). A serial entrepreneur and Entrepreneur-in-Residence with Top Tier Capital Partners, Matt will discuss lessons learned through his ~20 year career in west coast startups.  He'll cover the […]

BIT Chapter Launch Mixer

Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center Building/Room TBA, Blacksburg, VA

Support Virginia BIT during the official launch of the Roanoke-Blacksburg Chapter on April 14th, 2023 in Blacksburg, VA. Join us for a happy hour mixer as we officially launch the latest Blacks In Technology chapter. The event is happening during the Virginia Tech Black Alumni Reunion! It will also feature special guest Dennis Schultz, the […]