Laboratory for IT Entrepreneurship

Transforming IT ideas into ventures

Notice. As of August 2019, the Laboratory for IT Entrepreneurship has merged with the Mason Innovation Exchange (MIX), and LITE's flagsgip program, the Pitch IT competition, has become the Patriot Pitch competion. As a result, this website is no longer maintained. For more information about current programs, visit the MIX's website.

Laboratory for I.T. Entrepreneurship
Ngyuen Engineering Building

Resources - Commonwealth of Virginia

The information in this section is provided exclusively for the convenience of our users, and the listing below is not guaranteed to be exhaustive. Please read the disclaimer.

Business One Stop

Business One Stop is the result of a combination of resources from six agencies for the purpose of accelerating and simplifying business processes concerning government. The workflows are intended to guide the user through the required steps. Once information has been entered, it can be used for all applications.

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Virginia Department of Business Assistance

VirginiaDBA offers technical assistance regarding business creation, access to funds, and workforce development. VDBA supports the creation of business projects from ideas to launch. In order to achieve the goals described in Governor McDonnell's Economic Development and Jobs Creation agenda, VDBA has designed programs to simplify access to funds for Virginia businesses. Examples of these programs include: micro-lending, loan guarantees, and capital access. Several publications are available through the VDBA's website, including the Small Business Resource Guide.

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Virginia SBDC Network

The Virginia SBDC Network offers personalized counseling and training for small businesses in the Commonwealth. Clients can arrange one-on-one meetings with certified business analysts to discuss specific issues or attend small-group trainings focused on particular management topics.

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