2019 Small Business Outreach Dashboard

2019 2018

We develop and empower small businesses, start-ups and entrepreneurs.
We support their growth and prioritize long-term sustainability in our City.

 
 

Direct Financial Investment

January 1, 2019 – May 31, 2019

Loan Programs

$25k

2019 Goal: $50,000 Approved

Facade Improvement Grant

1 Grant

2019 Goal: 10 Grants Approved

Enterprise Zone Business License and Local Utility Tax Refunds

2

Number of Businesses Certified

E-Commerce Grants

5 Grants

2019 Goal: Process and Approve 5 Grants

Education & Training

January 1, 2019 – May 31, 2019

YesNewportNews.com Website – Launch & Grow Roadmap

January 1, 2019 – June 30, 2019

1727 Visitors

to the Launch & Grow Roadmap

2nd

Most Visited Page

1252 Visitors

Arrived via YesNewportNews.com

5 Minutes

Average Time on Page

Networking & Innovation

January 1, 2019 – May 31, 2019

Newport News Business Now

4 Articles

2019 Goal: 12 Articles

Start Peninsula

Pitch Weekend Nov. 2019

4 Events

757 Accelerate

0 Graduates

2019 Goal: Graduate 5 Companies through the Accelerator

Coworking Space at 2506 Jefferson Avenue

Construction Progress at 2506 Jefferson Avenue

0% Complete

Design Currently Underway