via The Daily Mail

West Virginia has the lowest rate of new business startups of any state in the nation. Improving that statistic is the goal of an ambitious program just launched by the Advantage Valley economic development organization.

The new three-year collaborative effort is named FASTER WV. That’s an acronym for Fostering Advantages for Startups for Entrepreneurial Resurgence in West Virginia.

The program is aimed at better preparing would be entrepreneurs with basic skills, one-on-one coaching with professional coaches, short (8-week) entrepreneurship courses and access to capital through a dedicated revolving loan fund.

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