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2019 Valley Summer Tech Activities

We’ve gathered a listing of local tech activities for kids for the summer of 2019! Ranging from workshops to camps, this summer is full of technology and STEM fun. Browse the links below and/or share the list with others!

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SVTC Members Staunton Innovation Hub and JMU X-Labs Receive Good News: GO Virginia Grant Awarded for Tech-Lab Feasibility Study

          December 24, 2018 (Staunton, VA) The Staunton Innovation Hub (SIH) has been awarded a $23,000 grant from the GO Virginia Region 8 Council to complete a feasibility study. This intensive study will determine if area students and entrepreneurs will benefit from access to a “Tech-Lab” with its specialized capabilities by […]

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What have we been doing this fall? Focusing on technology, tech-based business creation, and helping to create the future Valley workforce!

  The Shenandoah Valley Technology Council has worked hard this fall to help GROW the Valley’s future tech workforce, help CREATE new tech-based businesses, and connect grant seekers/ researchers with those that have the resources. We’re strengthening the tech “fabric” of the Shenandoah Valley. We’ve had a blast facilitating and engaging with these endeavors. Sometimes […]

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The SVTC Membership Directory: Connecting Companies

The Shenandoah Valley Technology Council is very pleased to announce a recent success as a result of the SVTC membership directory, a searchable online directory where we list our members. When Kristy Rhea from Bridgewater College was in need of a local web development company, she decided to browse the SVTC membership directory for a […]

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The SVTC Announces New Directors to the Board

We’re delighted to announce that we have newly appointed directors to our board as an outcome of our last election! The SVTC Board of Directors is divided into two groups, called classes, for governance purposes. Each year, the term of one of the classes expires. To prepare, the SVTC holds an election in the spring of […]

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Submit Your Ideas to Our Programming 2018-2019

Be an active member! Tell us what sort of programming, topics, or site visits would you like to participate in September 2018 through June 2019. What tech topics are on your mind? What makes a techie’s heart skip a beat? Is there an organization, program, team, or business location you’d like to hear from or visit? We’ve […]

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8 Reasons to Be an SVTC Member

From unbeatable networking with fellow S.V. tech leaders, to helping build the regional technology ecosystem so we can keep top-rated knowledge workers in the Valley, to enjoying a much-expanded online membership directory, to attending monthly & quarterly events such as luncheons, members-only tours and Tech Nite – this is how and where the Shenandoah Valley technology community connects and thrives.

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Shenandoah Valley Kids’ Summer Tech Activities 2018

We’ve gathered a listing of local technology activities for kids for this summer! Ranging from workshops to camps, this summer is full of technology fun. Browse the links and/or share the list with others!

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2018 Start-Up Grants Now Available for FLL Teams

Each year, the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council sponsors three new FIRST Lego League (FLL) teams from the Shenandoah Valley. Approximately half of the start-up cost of a new team is reimbursed, up to $350.

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Tech Nite 18 | Nominees | Reservations Open | Voting Has Begun!

Tech Nite is the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council’s premier annual tech gathering, highlighting the Valley’s achievements and innovation in 8 award categories. On May 2, 2018 attendees will gather at JMU’s Festival Center for Tech Nite 18 to recognize…

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January 2018 Luncheon | Cryptocurrency and Bitcoins. What is that and should I care?

Registration is open for our Jan. 25, 2018 luncheon. Bitcoin turned eight years old this month, but many people are only just now learning about the cryptocurrency. At our Jan. 25, 2018 luncheon Dr. Benton helps us break down bitcoin, cryptocurrency, blockchain and how we think about the global economy, currencies, and the underlying technologies. Key issues he will discuss are trust, control, consensus, and value.