2018 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, 2018 – December 31, 2018

Loan Programs

$150k

2018 Goal: $50,000 Approved

Facade Improvement Grant

13 Grants

2018 Goal: 10 Grants Approved

Enterprise Zone Business License and Local Utility Tax Refunds

15

Number of Businesses Certified

E-Commerce Grants

5 Grants

2018 Goal: Process and Approve 5 Grants

Education & Training

January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018
 
 

YesNewportNews.com Website – Launch & Grow Roadmap

August 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018 (page launched in August)
1240 Visitors

to the Launch & Grow Roadmap

4th

Most Visited Page

526 Visitors

Arrived via YesNewportNews.com

4 Minutes

Average Time on Page

Networking & Innovation

January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018

Newport News Business Now

49 Articles

2018 Goal: 52 Articles

Start Peninsula

  • 1 Main Event Hosted
  • 29 Pitch Teams Participated
  • 7 Pitch Perfect and Small Group Sessions

757 Accelerate

5 Graduated

2018 Goal: Graduate 5 Companies through the Accelerator

Coworking Space at 2506 Jefferson Avenue

Construction Progress at 2506 Jefferson Avenue

0% Complete

Design Currently Underway