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How West Virginia And Oklahoma Are Rising From The Bottom With Guidance And Supercomputers

How West Virginia And Oklahoma Are Rising From The Bottom With Guidance And Supercomputers

Supercomputer for everyone!

Launched: May 2013, in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Goal: Jump-start an innovation hub by letting local startups plug into an ultra-powerful, centrally located computer
Funding: U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) and local donors

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Guidance for everyone!

Launched: March 2012, across West Virginia
Goal: Help startups find investors, mentors, and legal advice through a new program, StartUp West Virginia Venture
Funding: Grant from the EDA, with matching state funds

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