The HIVE is a business resource center designed to support an innovative and entrepreneurial ecosystem in Virginia Beach. The HIVE offers mentorship, networking, and a variety of fundamental resources to those who need them. The HIVE is committed to serving small businesses, particularly those that are in socially and economically disadvantaged communities.
The HIVE is the result of a successful collaboration among the City of Virginia Beach, academic institutions, other cities in the metropolitan area, Small Business Associations, and other entrepreneurial-related organizations in Virginia Beach and beyond.
ScaleUP USA has partnered with the "HIVE" to launch a local chapter of the Federal Business Accelerator at Virginia Beach to create local companies, jobs, and competitiveness in Virginia Beach + Norfolk + Newport News + Chesapeake regions. The program is looking for partnering with local startup accelerators, small business incubators, angel and venture funds, government focused law and accounting firms, large local federal contractors and suppliers, and federal agencies to serve as mentors and advisors to the program.
To partner with ScaleUP USA - HIVE Federal Business Accelerator contact:
Lead, VBGOV Federal Business Acceleration Program
4525 Main Street, Suite 700
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
ScaleUP USA is a Washington DC metro region-based Federal Business Accelerator focused on growing businesses in the US by helping them win and execute federal government opportunities in the $10T US federal marketplace.
ScaleUP USA seeks to bring new federal funding, jobs, companies, and competitiveness to local economies by partnering with economic development organizations. Together, with the partner they publicize, recruit, train, and mentor for-profit and not-for-profit organizations in the local regions to build federal growth clusters.
(a) Jointly create, publicize, and grow the local chapter of the Virginia Beach - ScaleUP USA Online Federal Business Accelerator along with a federal growth cluster. The Accelerator will provide access to its online Federal Business Accelerator Program and remotely advise the Partner to grow the federal growth cluster. The Partner will provide valuable knowledge and access to the local economy, organizations, businesses, service providers, and startups to build the local chapter and the cluster.
(b) Build federal growth clusters in the regions where the Partner operates (Virginia Beach + Norfolk + Newport News + Chesapeake regions) to help secure additional US federal funding, federally funded jobs, federally funded products or services development, and bring increased competitiveness to regional economies by teaming with appropriate local entities.
(c) Recruit, train, and mentor entrepreneurs, startups, consultants, contractors, for-profit businesses, and not-for-profit organizations to grow in the $10T US federal government marketplace using the Accelerator, the local chapter, and the cluster.