There are many small technology firms in Floyd County, the first of which was Citizens Telephone Cooperative, which recently celebrated its 100th anniversary. Established to provide telephone service when the County was looked over by the Bells, Citizens is now a regional telecommunications provider with local services as robust and affordable as anywhere in Virginia.

Citizens provides an advanced and scalable 200 Gbps low-latency backbone on an open access network to key peering points in northern Virginia and the Southeast. Telecommunications services are also available in Floyd County from other providers including AT&T, Cox, and Mid-Atlantic Broadband.

The robust telecommunications services make possibly many other small technology and design services based in Floyd County, such as:

Electronic Prototypes

“is your contract manufacturer for prototype development and printed circuit board design.”
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“After building numerous custom web-sites for local foods-based businesses, small and large, Gustin Prudner, a Lead Software Architect, saw the need to create a system that was accessible to small farmers as well as larger local food providers. . .  The name ‘Seedleaf’ came into focus and the seed of this software concept was planted.”
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Venture Out Creative Agency

From Creative Director, Katie Lu Roberts, “keeping my pulse on what is fresh, innovative and reliable is part of what I bring to the table and what makes this work so fulfilling. … My passion is making great ideas come alive by creating an identity and creative ways to express that identity to the world, because great ideas deserve to be seen
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