GAUNTLET Business Program & Competition

REGISTER FOR VIRGINIA’S LARGEST BUSINESS PROGRAM & COMPETITION!

The GAUNTLET is a dynamic 10-week business development program and competition that connects entrepreneurs to resources! Entrepreneurs will attend weekly training sessions.  In addition, they will have the opportunity to meet and network with successful entrepreneurs, fellow GAUNTLET participants, and mentors.  This engagement assists entrepreneurs in the development of business strategies which provide a roadmap to success. Businesses must be starting or expanding in the either businesses that will be starting or expanding in Alleghany Highlands, Botetourt County, Roanoke City, Roanoke County, Rockbridge County, and/or the City of Salem.

Over $300,000 in cash and in-kind awards are given, with additional resources such as low interest loan funds, matching grants, and industry expertise are available to GAUNTLET participants.

Class locations include the Vinton War Memorial and Dabney S Lancaster Community College (another location may be added at a later date).

GAUNTLET 2020 Application

GAUNTLET 2020 CALENDAR

GAUNTLET 2020 FAQ

Over 350 like-minded entrepreneurs and 250 innovative business leaders make up ENTREPRENEUR NATION!

Special thanks to all of our Sponsors for their continuous support and enthusiasm for the GAUNTLET!

If you have any questions, please email Kathleen@TheAdvancementFoundation.org.

You may use the buttons below for payment options. Please note, if you pay the class fee in full, you will receive a $20 discount.

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