dream-launch-bootcamp

Dream Launch Bootcamp

The RDA Dream Launch Bootcamp is for anyone seeking to learn how to open, run or expand their business. 

This is a free program.  The "Entrepreneur Bootcamp," an intensive workshop that will meet for 6 weeks beginning in January (with an additional week for food and beverage businesses) to teach participants a full slate of skills and information that business owners need. Participants that complete all 6 bootcamp classes may then elect to participate in the RDA IGNITE Business Pitch (For businesses planning to open brick and mortar locations in the River District) to compete for cash and other incentives. In addition to the RDA IGNITE Business Pitch, participants can elect to pitch in the Danville/Pittsylvania County Rev-Up Pitch Competition (for businesses wishing to open locations in Danville outside of the River District, or in Pittsylvania County) through the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce. 

The Dream Launch Application is now open.  Apply at: tinyurl.com/2023RDADreamLaunch

For more information attend a virtual Dream Launch Bootcamp Info Session on December 6th at 6pm. Register for the info session at: tinyurl.com/RDADreamLaunchInfoSession

Thank you to the 2023 supporters of the Dream Launch Program:

The City of Danville
The Dan River Region Entrepreneurship Ecosystem (DREE)

Thank you to our 2023 partners:

Movement Bank
Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce
Longwood Small Business Development Center

Read the press release.