The Opening Soon Inc. Entrepreneurial (OSI) program is a business and product development program for entrepreneurs, start-ups and micro-enterprises in Kanawha County and surrounding areas. The program provides education and guidance in launching participants’ business idea into a viable product or service through a series of workshops, peer meetings and technical assistance. 


Upcoming Cohort: Feb 6-April 10th

Join the WVSU EDC for this free upcoming business development program geared towards entrepreneurs/start-ups/small businesses.


This 10-week program will provide education and guidance in launching participants business idea into a viable product or service. Workshops will be held each Saturday from 9-11:30AM starting on February 6-April 10, 2021. 


Join us as we cover various topics in product development; business plans; credit and financing; social media and marketing. Technical assistance such as one-on-one business coaching and mentoring will be provided to participants.



Missed this one? Join our mailing list to be informed of our next cohort.


 Funding provided by the Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation

Questions? Email Us


1506 Kanawha Blvd. W

Charleston, WV 25387

Hours of Operation: 

Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:00pm​


Additional Parking:  Charleston Orthopedic building located at

​1532 Kanawha Blvd. W

Reasonable accommodations will be made to provide this content into reasonable alternate accessible formats upon request. Please contact the WVSU Extension Service at 304-204-4305 or  West Virginia State University Research and Development Corporation is an equal opportunity affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status in any of its programs or activities.

©2021 WVSU Economic Development Center