The Hive has everything you need to start a business in West Virginia.


We provide mentoring, coaching, technical assistance, and support tools to aspiring business owners.

The Hive’s Impact

The Hive will track some key metrics for our stakeholders. Jobs Created, Businesses Launched, Capital Infusion, Community Partners, and Socio Economic Structures of Businesses.

This will allow our stakeholders and the community to identify strategic sectors of growth, as well as allow us to develop more programs for those sectors.

How We Help Entrepreneurs

The Hive’s programs offer financing, mentoring, and business support for every business stage.We’re here to help you succeed!

  • Pre-Launch Coaching

    Our knowledgeable Entrepreneurs-in-Residence help young entrepreneurs turn their ideas into businesses.

  • Online Resources

    Our Business Resource Center provides tools, articles and an interactive Business Plan Writer to help entrepreneurs create a viable business plan.

  • Financing

    Entrepreneurs who go through our program may be eligible to receive special financing from The Hive and our lenders.

  • Mentoring

    We offer mentoring through our industry-leading mentoring program and ongoing support through our Hive Program.