The firm is not alone in its goal of supporting entrepreneurs and modest enterprises in Central Virginia, but its job is to complement, not compete with, other agencies to enable all those with ideas get to the right sites and fulfill the suitable people today.

“We all acknowledge there are several people today and companies by now performing exceptional do the job in the innovation and entrepreneurship space in this community,” stated Chris Engel, Charlottesville’s director of financial enhancement. Engel serves on the organization’s board with his Albemarle County counterpart, Roger Johnson.

“We search forward to partnering with them, boosting endeavours and collectively attaining even bigger good results domestically and nationally,” Engel explained.

“Our mission is to serve and fortify the Central Virginia entrepreneur community by building and bridging connections, systems, funding and spaces,” explained Sarah Rumbaugh, Enterprise Central’s president and chairwoman.

Rumbaugh is also an entrepreneur, getting started Relish, an on the web work and recruitment provider.

“There are some excellent venture possibilities and entrepreneurial support out there, but there are some silos. Our intention is to carry absolutely everyone with each other so we can present entrepreneurs with course, demonstrate them how to come across applications, obtain funding and spaces,” she claimed.