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RAMP UPdate: Chorda Pharma

RAMP UPdate: Chorda Pharma

Rick Carliss, of Chorda Pharma, began his journey with RAMP this time last year. Though the application process began earlier in 2018, interviews were not held until late in April. As our previous cohort members will likely tell you, applying to the program is a long...

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RAMP UPdate: Altede

RAMP UPdate: Altede

We are checking in with one of our inaugural cohort members this week. Ed Champion is one of the founders of Altede, a biotechnology startup based in Blacksburg. Ed began his journey with the RAMP-in-Residence program by going all-in. He gave up his lease and moved...

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RAMP UPdate: Flewid Capital

RAMP UPdate: Flewid Capital

If you have ever had the privilege of spending a moment with Elizabeth Jose of Flewid Capital, you know what an honor it is. Elizabeth has a natural drive for entrepreneurship, is passionate about her company, and gives one hundred percent of her efforts to make sure...

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RAMP UPdate: Leone BioVentures

RAMP UPdate: Leone BioVentures

We recently sat down with Joshua James, our 2018 cohort member from Leone BioVentures, to find out what he is doing now that his time with RAMP-in-Residence has ended. Josh shared his successes and challenges since graduating from the program, some insights he gained...

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Say Hello to Sarah Phillips

Say Hello to Sarah Phillips

You may have recently seen the "We're Hiring" post on the RAMP Facebook and Twitter pages. This year, RAMP partnered with AmeriCorps to bring in a new face to work with our RAMP-in-Residence program. Sarah Phillips is an AmeriCorps member assigned to work with RAMP...

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RAMP 2019 Information Sessions

RAMP 2019 Information Sessions

Is your startup interested in learning more about RAMP, our region's STEM-H business accelerator? Are you a successful entrepreneur or business leader that wants to know more about mentoring a growing company? Please join us for an information session and application...

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Pitch & Polish

Pitch & Polish

SPONSORED BY The Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council and RAMP are pleased to present Pitch & Polish sessions for area Technology Start-Ups. Pitch & Polish clinics provide a valuable opportunity to pitch your business idea to a team of regional experts who...

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