Bring your new tech innovation to market with ICAP

Are you feeling stuck trying to find a market for your innovation? Not sure if your business model matches your customer? Stop nopping in front of your code and learn if ICAP can help you move forward.

Based on the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps™ program for Lean Startups, ICAP helps inventors and entrepreneurs take the right first steps in bringing new technologies and innovations to market. https://www.virginiasbdc.org/programs/icap/

ICAP includes training programs and counseling services offered through ICAP instructors and local SBDC counselors. ICAP helps startups identify potential customers and develop successful business models based on that knowledge. It is an ideal program for early-stage companies trying to prepare for eventual venture investment.

Meet folks from GMU that organize and lead the local ICAP programs to learn if this is right for your startup.

Loudoun Tech Startups is a local community of entrepreneurs from the growing technology field, which comes together to relax, network and learn together.

Discussions at this monthly meeting focus on what you’re working on, what’s next for your tech-minded peers, and the opportunity to learn from a trending speaker. It may even be the place to find your next breakthrough partner or opportunity.

This group is sponsored through a partnership between Loudoun County Department of Economic Development and the Mason Enterprise Center-Leesburg.

Signature Events

Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards

The Loudoun Chamber is excited to celebrate it’s Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards on March 3, 2022. We will honor top business and community leaders and celebrate the success of the Chamber’s 2021 Board of Directors Chair, Stacey Metcalfe, Morven Park, and welcome in our 2022 Board.  View 2022 Finalists

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Chamber Classic

The 40th Annual Chamber Classic has been Loudoun County’s premier business golf tournament for nearly four decades. Held at The Club at Creighton Farms, the Chamber Classic offers our sponsors tremendous marketing exposure, and an incomparable day of golf on this Jack Nicklaus designed course. If your company’s target market includes senior level executives and business owners who have a passion for the game of golf, we invite you to consider an Annual Chamber Classic sponsorship.

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Small Business Awards

For 27 years, the Loudoun Small Business Awards have been the most prestigious honors celebrating the best small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in our Loudoun community.  On October 29th, we celebrated with the finalists and winners in 9 categories, including the top prize, the 2021 Small Business of the Year. Winners were announced in front of a live audience of Loudoun’s top business and community leaders. View Photos / View 2021 Finalists & Winners

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Valor Awards

The Loudoun Chamber will honor our community’s real life heroes on April 1, 2022, including several truly heroic citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions, at the 37th Annual Loudoun County Valor Awards. Loudoun’s top business and community leaders will join us for this proud Chamber tradition, and demonstrate their respect and appreciation for these dedicated public servants and their selfless acts of heroism and service.

 

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