COVID-19 Update

Due to the current state of public health and the changing news of COVID-19, WV Hive’s services are being offered on a virtual basis only at this time. This allows us to continue our work assisting entrepreneurs and providing resources for small businesses while also serving the best interests of our staff and clients. 

There will be many changes in regards to events over the next several weeks. Virtual connection information will be provided to you soon for any workshops or other training activities scheduled through May 1. For additional information, please call us at 304-460- HIVE (4483). 

Remember, we are here to support you and your business, so if you have specific questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to contact us!

Resources for Businesses: COVID-19

The West Virginia Hive is committed to helping small businesses through this time of uncertainty.  One of the best ways we know to do that is to share information. Listed below are resources for small businesses, if you have one to share, please let us know by sending an email to

WV Hive Services

Out of an abundance of caution due to COVID-19, effective immediately, the WV Hive has transitioned all services to virtual connections only.  

Client Meetings

Business advisers have access to the tools they need to connect online, and client meetings will go on as scheduled.  Clients should feel free to reach out to their advisor if they have questions via email or telephone.  

Hive 101 and 102 Orientation Workshops

We have moved the Hive 101 and 102 Orientation Workshops to online. If you’ve already applied to the WV Hive, we encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity and attend one of these upcoming workshops via Zoom conferencing.  Contact us at for additional information. Please note, if you haven’t applied for service, you should do that first, 

Co.Starters Training

Co.Starters has moved to an online version and participants have been updated.  Current starters can reach out to Ruthana Beezley at, with any specific concerns or issues.

Financial Management Boot Camp for Food Businesses

Due to travel restrictions for our course instructor, the Financial Management Bootcamp for food and value-added agriculture businesses has been postponed. New dates will be provided as soon as possible.

SBIR/STTR Workshop

The conductors of this workshop are attempting to move this to online. Additional information will be provided ASAP.