Governor's Business Plan Competition

We’re on a mission to recruit, celebrate, and support Virginia’s top startups.

This September, the Virginia Velocity Tour will travel the Commonwealth to shine a spotlight on the entrepreneurs building Virginia’s 21st century economy. It’s a jam-packed week of tours, talks, and pitch competitions with over $100,000 in prizes.

2015 Winners

In the energy sector, the winners are:

In the bioscience sector, the finalists are:

These companies competed for a total of $800,000 in cash awards at the final event on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at CenterStage in Richmond, Virginia.

Biotherapeutics, Inc. of Blacksburg, VA was awarded Honorable Mention and received a $50,000 cash award.

Congratulations, winners!

View Richmond Times-Dispatch Article

View Governor's Press Release

View Photos from the Final Round


For more information, read the Governor's Press Release