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Partnering with relentless problem solvers. Building in unexpected places. Amplifying world-changing ideas.

Turning Potential
Into Possible
Into Impact

Backed by world class technology leaders, fortune class companies, and venture investors, Vantage Ventures is an initiative of the John Chambers College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University to launch high impact, scalable businesses that tackle complex challenges.

By supporting teams of radical thinkers, problem-solvers, and go-getters—and leveraging the untapped talent and resources that exist in West Virginia—we aim to build companies across data and IOT, infrastructure, life sciences, and security sectors.

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Vantage Ventures provides access and builds connection between raw talent, industry and investors. We support entrepreneurs working in FinTech, food security, facial recognition, and everything in between. Learn more.

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West Virginia is a little off the beaten path, which makes it an ideal environment to follow those sparks of genius and pursue out of the box solutions. Promising ideas can go fast and far—resulting in big impact.