The FastTrac TechVenture program is ideal for aspiring entrepreneurs in the early stages of developing a technology- or science-based business. FastTrac TechVenture teaches entrepreneurs how to identify and meet market needs; access human, business, and financial resources; and navigate intellectual property protection, fundraising and legal processes. The course also facilitates networking between entrepreneurs and professionals. This is sponsored by the West Virginia Regional Technology Park in Charleston. The course costs $400 but some scholarships are available.  The course is from 8 am to noon each Saturday from August 1-September 19. A poster with details is available here: WVABLE Program