Virginia had the third slowest growth rate in the country in 2013 with 30,000 fewer jobs than 2007.
41% of the Hampton Roads economy is dependent on military spending with the potential of further sequestration cuts.
Hampton Roads is ranked 302 out of 382 metropolitan areas in employment growth since the end of the “Great Recession”.
In the second quarter of 2014, Hampton Roads ranked 99 out of 100 in overall economic performance in the Recovery Phase.
The private sector is not growing sufficiently to offset defense reduction . The community is focused on growth and diversity through entrepreneurship and unlike other areas of Virginia, no organized angel investing group existed … until 757 Angels.