Resources for Entrepreneurs and Businesses in Danville & Pittsylvania County, Virginia
The City of Danville and Pittsylvania County, Virginia are located in Southern Virginia, on the border of Virginia and North Carolina. The City of Danville sits on the fall line of the Dan River, and is surrounded by Pittsylvania County on three sides, and Caswell County, North Carolina to the south. The DPC region includes the intersection of Highway 58 and Highway 29. As of the 2020 census, the combined population of DPC was 103,091 (the City of Danville population was 42,590 [Wikipedia] and the Pittsylania County population was 60,501 [Wikipedia]).
Danville & Pittsylvania County, Virginia offer many resources to entrepreneurs and small businesses. Many regional, state, and national business resources are also available.
RISE Collaborative Business Pitch Competition
Apply by March 7, 2023
Dream Launch Business Bootcamp
Annual Business Bootcamp hosted by the River District Association
Quarterly Idea Pitch Event hosted by the River District Association
Annual Business Pitch Competition hosted by the DPC Chamber
Annual Business Pitch Event hosted by the River District Association
Generator Student Entrepreneurship Program
Register by Feb 15 for Spring 2023
Longwood Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Danville-Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce
River District Association
Nationally & State Certified Main Street Revitalization Organization
The Launch Place
Black Business Collaborative of the Dan River Region
Southern Piedmont Technology Council
Danville & Pittsylvania County Economic Development
Southern Virginia Regional Alliance (SVRA)
Regional Economic Development Organization
Virginia Cooperative Extension - Pittsylvania County
Danville Farmers Market
Virginia Grown Farmers Market at the Olde Dominion Ag Complex
Olde Dominion Agricultural Complex (ODAC)
TALENT & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
Virginia Career Works - West Piedmont Region
Danville Community College
The Institute for Advanced Learning & Research (IALR)
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