ConnectDER was awarded the grand prize in the energy category of the Virginia Velocity business plan competition, a statewide initiative that brought together 40 companies looking to deliver the next great solution in biosciences or energy.  The award includes $225,000 in funding to support further growth for the company in the state.

For more on the Virginia Velocity competition and Governor McAuliffe’s support for growing new business sectors in the state, please check out

We’re obviously all pretty psyched about the win.

And now back to work!