Meet the first cohort of entrepreneurs in Startup Shenandoah Valley (S2V), our region’s first entrepreneurial accelerator.
Local Food Network (LFN) facilitates cooperative logistical support through an online, interactive web service to lower distribution costs and increase market access for locally produced foods. LFN’s founders previously completed the Regional Acceleration and Mentoring Program (RAMP) in Roanoke, VA. Founders: Dustyn Vallies and Evan Grinde
Mouse Loves Pig makes screen free toys for kids, letting children get lost in their imagination for hours. The company’s award-winning, open-ended toys increase children’s independent thought and self-directed cognitive development. Founder: Ruth Rau
Newtown Fitness Club is a boutique personal gym experience. Using a proprietary e-lock and cloud-based scheduling systems, users get exclusive, time-bound access to a fitness space where they can achieve their exercise goals in a distraction-free, safe, secure environment. Founders: Ben Huson and John Fontaine
Öl Dominion Beer and Exploration Club, is a first of its kind sales and marketing online platform, specifically built to help Virginia craft breweries overcome many of their current challenges and help provide stronger bonds between Virginia’s regional craft beer communities. Founder: Matt Johnson
Panoramic InfoSec protects, resolves, and secures cyber data. Focusing on local, international, and government clients; the firm provides tailored network security services including penetration testing, social engineering defense, incident response and training. Founder: Sean Zirkle
QuickFix engineers quiet information technology solutions. Systems set up and maintained by QuickFix are reliable and efficient, enabling businesses to focus on success. The team is made up of caring, smart people who are constantly seeking new and better ways to support their customers. Founder: Bryant Harrison