Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Background: For years, the economy of Hampton Roads has been buffered by federal military spending during economic downturns. But what has been our single greatest strength is now becoming a drag on growth with the reduction in federal military spending. Hampton Roads is dead last among the largest 100 metropolitan regions in the United States… Read more »

Brain Gain

The goal of GNC’s Brain Gain Initiative, which is now part of our Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Initiative, is to attract and retain young talent to Norfolk and the region.  With the assistance of the ODU Social Science Research Center, we conducted a survey of young professionals in the spring of 2011 to better understand the perceptions… Read more »