RAMP UPdate: DESA

RAMP UPdate: DESA

This week we had the honor of sitting down with Dr. Anne Brown from DESA, a member of our inaugural cohort from 2017. DESA has stayed involved, when able, since graduating from the RAMP-in-Residence program. Most recently, Anne attended the 2019 TomTom festival with...
RAMP UPdate: Volatia

RAMP UPdate: Volatia

Baraka and his team, of our inaugural cohort, were certainly one of the largest cohort members to operate out of the Gill Memorial building during their RAMP-in-Residence tenure. Their presence was enjoyed while in the building and missed upon their exit, but we were...
RAMP UPdate: Constructability3D, LLC

RAMP UPdate: Constructability3D, LLC

This week we sat down with John Brock, owner of Constructability3D. Not only is he a builder, but he turned his technological skills, utilizing SketchUp, into a startup business. He is a published author and accomplished lecturer and public speaker. It has been a...
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...
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...