Phase II: 6 Important Questions for Reopening

Virginia Reopening Phase 2 started June 5, and many local businesses are beginning to reopen The governor and his team …

Changes in PPP Forgiveness Rules

Congress has steps taken steps to simplify the Payroll Protection Plan (PPP) and allow for greater flexibility.  The Senate and …

Use predictive analysis to give your business a competitive advantage

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Apply by September 16 The UMW College of Business is looking for local companies and organizations who are …

Group of student entrepreneurs begin semester-long business startup program: StartUpUMW

Every semester, the UMW Center for Economic Development works with entrepreneurial undergraduate students from UMW and Germanna Community College to …

Dr. Edward DeVilliers, Recipient of the 2018 Veteran Owned Business Owner of the Year

Fredericksburg, VA: On Wednesday, November 14th, Dr. Edward DeVilliers received the 2018 Veteran Owned Business of the Year Award at …

Small Business Roundtable Discusses Video Marketing

Small business roundtables are cohorts of entrepreneurs and business owners that come together to share and learn from one another. …

Blogging Expert Shares How to Achieve an Online Presence

Fredericksburg, VA: The University of Mary Washington Small Business Development Center hosted its first blogging seminar on Tuesday, July 30 …

New Businesses at 821 Caroline Street

On Friday, July 19, 2019 the Fredericksburg Main Street welcomed two new businesses, X-Quizit Coffee Roasters and Abner Butterfield Ice …

Grand Opening for Hiner’s Diesel and Auto LLC

Hank Hiner and his family spent most of their lives working in the automotive industry. This month, they found a …

Veteran Business Boot Camp Deemed Success

Fredericksburg, VA: The UMW Center for Economic Development partnered with the Stafford County Economic Development and Tourism Office and the …

StartUpUMW Graduates Largest Cohort of Entrepreneurs

Fredericksburg, VA: StartUpUMW, a student entrepreneurial program of the University of Mary Washington Center for Economic Development, graduated 15 students …

Health Services Company, Care 4U, Receives First Enterprise Center Nano-Loan Funding

Attending—owner Shenita Rich, Joy Corprew, and Lisa Hull Shenita Rich, owner of “Care4u Home Care, received funds from the Northern …