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Sep 09

Virginia Velocity Tour Comes to Hampton Roads

Posted on September 9, 2016 at 7:22 AM by Communications Department

This month, the Virginia Velocity Tour will travel the Commonwealth to shine a spotlight on the entrepreneurs building Virginia’s 21st century economy. It is a week of tours, talks, and pitch competitions with over $100,000 in prizes.
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The Tour, in partnership with Governor Terry McAuliffe, the Secretary of Commerce and Trade, Virginia Velocity, Village Capital and local partners across the Commonwealth, will be in Hampton Roads on September 21st beginning in Newport News. The day continues with visits to Hampton and Norfolk. The Tour makes its final Hampton Roads stop in Virginia Beach with a Pitch Competition and Reception (free and open to the public) at the Virginia Aquarium.

 Meet the region’s most influential entrepreneurs, investors and mentors as they “Collaborate and Grow As Part of Virginia’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem.” For more information on the Virginia Velocity Tour, visit Velocity Tour..