Venture Central


Founded in 2021 as a 501(c) (3) organization, Venture Central exists to serve and strengthen our entrepreneurial community by building and bridging connections, programs, funding and spaces.

It is a collaboration among the Albemarle County Office of Economic Development, the City of Charlottesville Office of Economic Development, the University of Virginia Office of Economic Development and the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Through action-oriented partnerships, high-impact programming and a welcoming hub of activity the organization’s vision is to make Central Virginia an internationally respected entrepreneurial community.


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