RAMP Cohort Applications Now Open

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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 you’ve taken steps to form your company and have two or more founders with a minimum viable product, you may want to consider applying to join a RAMP-in-Residence cohort.

Applications are open now through Aug. 14.

Accepted companies can expect to be engaged in the program two full days a week for the duration of a 12-week program.


Every member of a RAMP cohort has access to a program that includes:

  • 1:1 expert mentoring as well as access to content mentors covering the world of business knowledge
  • Free office space with hi-speed internet access
  • Access to angel and VC investors through Demo Day presentations
  • $20,000 in equity-free funding
  • Free membership in the Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council for 2 years
  • Free membership to GAN for the lifetime of your company
  • Free membership to the Shenandoah Club for 3 years
  • Three additional years of ongoing support through Exit RAMP

Learn more about RAMP.

RAMP and RBTC are part of Verge, a collaborative strategic alliance established to grow the region’s innovation economy.

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