The River District Association is excited to continue the River District Association Dream Launch Bootcamp and Pitch Competition for entrepreneurs seeking to open brick and mortar businesses in the River District in Danville, VA.

Those that register for the program will be required to attend all sessions of our ‘Entrepreneur Boot Camp’, an intensive workshop that will meet once per week for 6 weeks beginning in January, to teach participants a full slate of skills and information that business owners need.

Participants that complete boot camp may then elect to participate in “Pitch Night” to compete for $70,000 in cash and other incentives. Once the pitch is complete, the entrepreneurs that successfully present the most viable and sustainable plans, including capital investment and job creation, will be chosen to move forward in opening their business in the River District in Danville, VA.

RDA will stay involved with the selected businesses, assist with summer grand openin...
The River District Association is excited to continue the River District Association Dream Launch Bootcamp and Pitch Competition for entrepreneurs seeking to open brick and mortar businesses in the River District in Danville, VA.

Those that register for the program will be required to attend all sessions of our ‘Entrepreneur Boot Camp’, an intensive workshop that will meet once per week for 6 weeks beginning in January, to teach participants a full slate of skills and information that business owners need.

Participants that complete boot camp may then elect to participate in “Pitch Night” to compete for $70,000 in cash and other incentives. Once the pitch is complete, the entrepreneurs that successfully present the most viable and sustainable plans, including capital investment and job creation, will be chosen to move forward in opening their business in the River District in Danville, VA.

RDA will stay involved with the selected businesses, assist with summer grand openings, and match them with mentors in the community
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Staff

Christie Wall
Admin
Christie Wall Entrepreneur and Owner of 2 Entertainment Businesses
Diana Schwartz
Admin
Diana Schwartz River District Association
Jeffrey Bond
Admin
Jessica Edwards
Admin
Jessica Edwards Dan River Region Entrepreneur Ecosystem Principal Coordinator
Kelvin Perry
Admin
Lin Hite
Admin
Tammy Warren
Admin
Varun Sadana
Admin