The West Virginia HIVE Network is an initiative of the New River Gorge Regional Development Authority, working to champion an entrepreneurial culture in southern West Virginia.

Based on the WVU Tech campus in Beckley, WV, with satellite offices throughout the area, the WV Hive provides services to grow new and existing businesses in a 12-county region of West Virginia – serving Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Summers, Braxton, Webster, Greenbrier, Pocahontas, Mercer, Monroe, Wyoming, and McDowell counties.

WV Hive Business Advisors provide one-on-one advising and technical support that entrepreneurs and small businesses need to thrive. Services provided by the WV Hive is made possible by funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), One Foundation, and Claude-Worthington Benedum Foundation. The WV Hive is also supported by numerous other partners.

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