Business Development Services

At the EDC, we focus on raising the innovation and growth capacities of individuals and businesses. We specialize in assisting early-stage startups in technology, creative and interactive media industries through a peer-based mentoring system with additional support from business mentors, community and state organizations, WVSU professors and seasoned entrepreneurs. Please check our upcoming events for workshops and other trainings. If you would like to schedule an appointment for a consultation, please contact us here.


  • Business plan development

  • Marketing

  • Social Media

  • Business finance & accounting

  • Media Production (website, graphic design, video)

  • Coworking space for start-ups with membership plans- get a business mailing address here!

  • Manufacturing- 3D printing & Laser cutting

1506 Kanawha Blvd. West

Charleston, WV 25387

304 720-1401

Hours: Mon-Fri 830am-500pm

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