The Launchpad is excited to introduce our summer intern, William and Mary MBA candidate, Tom Moore. A native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida Tom has traded in his flip-flops for a tricorne hat. As a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Studies, Tom was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, U.S. […]
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Looking to start a business in Williamsburg, York or James City County? Your next step is coming to 1 Million Cups. What is 1 Million Cups you ask? It is a program funded by the Kauffman Foundation in cities around America committed to the growth of entrepreneurs. In their words “1 Million Cups is a […]
The Greater Williamsburg Business Incubator, also known as the “Launchpad”, is pleased to announce a partnership with Hatch and their 1000 Four Enterprise. As an enterprise member, the Launchpad will have access to hundreds of hours of business development content that covers dozens of topics that are essential to starting and building a successful business. […]
The Launchpad was host to Anne-Lise Gere, as she provided an interactive training session on Human Resources for Startups and Small Business. Anne-Lise is the founder of Gere Consulting Associates. During our training Anne-Lise covered topics such as; the difference between an an employee and an independent contractor, what constitutes being an independent contractor, how to […]
An estimated 300 people attended our Launch celebration! The Launchpad was filled with supporters on a beautiful evening. A great time was had by all in attendance! Here are some more highlights… There were visitors from Northern VA, Franklin, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Hampton and of course, York County, James City County and Williamsburg We even […]
We are really looking forward to seeing you all at the opening of the Launchpad, the Greater Williamsburg Business Incubator Celebration on Friday night. You must have a ticket to attend our “Open House” style event so please feel free to arrive any time between 4-8 p.m. Please note, the speaking portion of the program will […]
We’re so excited for Friday’s Launch! Stay tuned to our Facebook page for up to date details. We’ll showcase our brand-new facility, the businesses that reside within Launchpad and celebrate entrepreneurship and small business! To ensure we remain fully compliant with ABC laws, our Launch event is an invitation only event and everyone must be […]
There’s no doubt that things are changing and exciting opportunities are taking shape for the startup and entrepreneurial community in the Greater Williamsburg region. Our incubator is brining businesses together and providing entrepreneurs with what they’ve been seeking for several years. All in conjunction with preparing for the launch of a newly designed business incubator that will serve the City of […]
Williamsburg, VA – Coinciding with the unofficial start of summer, NurseCall, a new concierge medical service for tourists and business travelers, launched this past Memorial Day. The 24-hour NurseCall hotline allows individuals and families to request medical care at hotels, timeshares and other vacation residences. Instead of wasting precious time in an unfamiliar doctor’s office, […]
We identified the new space. We have approval from James City County, York County and the City of Williamsburg. We have a signed lease. We have designed the perfect incubator space. Most recently, we have awarded the buildout that will transition our design into reality! Extensive research and went into designing the perfect space and here’s a […]
Launchpad provides entrepreneurs and startups in the Greater Williamsburg Partnership (James City County, York County and the City of Williamsburg) with the amenities, counseling, and services necessary to grow a successful business.
4345 New Town Avenue
Williamsburg, VA 23188