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News

March 2017
Core10 Named Startup of the Year!  
Read the article here

December 12, 2016
Forum Paves Way for Core 10 to Open Location in Huntington
Read the article here

October 3, 2016
Billow Global Founder, Marnie Rustmeyer, speaks about breast cancer and healing.
Read the article here

April 19, 2016
Protea announces use of its proprietary bioanalytical technology to help identify new potential lung cancer biomarkers.  
Read the press release here

February 29, 2016
MightyTykes Lands first International Reseller and Wal-Mart.com
Read the press release here.

February 22, 2016
ABC Holdings, Inc. enters into an agreement to acquire BICC Systems, Inc.
Read the press release here

February 17, 2016
Protea Announces Collaborative Partnership with Protein Metrics
Read the press release here

August 13, 2015
The Department of Energy (DOE) published a Web Highlight featuring Protea BioScience's successful launch of  REDIchip, exclusively licensed from The George Washington University. 
Read the article here.

March 27, 2014
West Virginia Capital Access Program - Creates Jobs
Read Daily Mail Article here

March 19, 2014
Mighty Tykes Morgan Messenger article
Read article here

March 6, 2014
WV is leading the Nation in deploying small business funds.
Read the US Treasury Department's report here

February 26, 2014
INNOVA and WVJIT Invest in Mighty Tykes 
Read Press Release here

February 18, 2014
Liberty Hydro receives CAM Grant
Read more here

January 28, 2014
Protea Biosciences part of a team awarded funds from DARPA.  
Read more here.

November 3, 2013
Mister Bee makes $2.6 million investment.
Read Parkersburg News and Sentinal article here

October 23, 2013
WVCAP receives TechConnect Spirit of Innovation Award - Investor Recognition
Read TechConnect Blog post here

September 25, 2013
WV Has Provided $12.5 million To Grow Small Businesses
Read Clarksburg Exponent Telegram article here

September 15, 2013
WVCAP Approves Investment in Spectrum Radio Fairmont, LLC
Read Charleston Gazette article here

September 4, 2013
Oklahoma Acquires New Imaging Technology from Protea
Read more here

August, 7, 2013
WVCAP Approves Loan to Analabs, Inc.
Read more here

June 10, 2013
Protea BioSciences Announces New Mass Spectrometry Services
Read more  here

May 12, 2013
WV Capital Access Program Lends to Small Businesses
Read Charleston Gazette article here: Program provides loans to small businesses 

May 2, 2013
New River Gorge Regional Development Authority lends WVCAP funds to Country Road Cabins
Read more here.

April 16, 2013
Protea BioSciences installs a new LAESI unit at AMOLF in Amersterdam.
Read more here: 
http://www.amolf.nl/research/bims/events/ 

April 14, 2013
WV Capital Access Program Preserves Jobs
Read more here.

April 14, 2013
WVJIT and INNOVA Team Up to Fund Pipeline Safety
Read article here:  http://timeswv.com/business/x1915231886/Agencies-team-up-to-fund-improvements-to-pipeline-safety 

April 11, 2013
WVCAP Lends Funds to two WV Companies:
Read about Remet Products, Inc. and Barringer Lumber here
Read the Exponent Telegram article here:  http://www.exponent-telegram.com/news/press_releases/article_00e2f98c-ac38-11e2-be6a-001a4bcf887a.html 

April 1, 2013
Fenton Receives State Funding
Read article here http://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/572521/Fenton-gets-state-funding.html?nav=5054

April 1, 2013
BSI To Advance Pipeline Safety Technology
Read State Journal article here: http://www.statejournal.com/story/21845660/bsi-to-advance-pipeline-safety-technology-in-berkeley-springs

March 13, 2013
US Glass, Inc. to restart The Fenton Group
US Glass is looking to restart the Williamstown, WV Fenton Plant. 
Read more about the project here.

March 13, 2013
WVCAP Putting Money Where Needed, FAST
Read the State Journal article here.

March 13, 2013
WVJIT Invests in US Glass, Inc.
WVJIT has invested funds to revive The Fenton Group.    Read more

February 6, 2013
Tristan Herbert Sets World Challenge Plans with STaSIS REVO Group
https://www.facebook.com/VW#!/photo.php?fbid=10152524559220790&set=a.172364490789.252046.169890760789&type=1&theater
Read about more about Tristan Herbert's World Challenge Plans here: 
http://www.racer.com/tristan-herbert-sets-world-challenge-plans-with-stasis-revo-group/article/278988/

February 2013
WVCAP February 2013 Newsletter
The most recent version of the WV Capital Access Program Newsletter. 
Read about recent investments and the current status of the program.  Read more.

Sept. 21, 2010
Move buys ListHub operator Threewide for $13M
Online Real estate company Move Inc. said Tuesday it paid $13 million to acquire Threewide Corp., the operator of online real estate listing company ListHub. Read more.

Aug. 27, 2010
ABC receives investment from state's venture capital fund to spur growth
The West Virginia office of American Benefit Corporation (ABC) has received a strategic investment from the state’s venture capital fund. The investment by West Virginia Jobs Investment Trust (WVJIT) will boost ABC’s competitive position in the growing health care industry. Read more.

Nov. 16, 2009
WVJIT Announces Investment In Protea Biosciences
The West Virginia Jobs Investment Trust (WVJIT) announced today that it had concluded a $1.7M equity and debt financing in Protea Biosciences, Inc., a Morgantown-based Biotechnology company. The proceeds will be used to complete the development of a new protein discovery technology, which identifies proteins in tissue and other biological samples, including single cells. Read more.