Eva Doss is the President and CEO of The Launch Place (TLP), a venture development organization located in Danville, VA and in the Research Triangle Park, NC. The Launch Place invests in innovative start-ups with a potential to create economic impact in the Dan River Region from its pre-seed and seed investment funds. In addition to the investments, TLP provides business consulting, training, mentoring and office space to entrepreneurs. Eva has over twenty years of experience in business consulting, business development and pre-seed and seed investment fund establishment and management both in the United States and in Europe. Eva has worked with Booz Allen, RTI International, and the U.S. Agency for International Development in Washington, D.C. Eva has a MBA and BS in business administration, a post-graduate Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership from MIT Sloan School of Management, serves on several corporate boards in North Carolina and Virginia, and speaks several languages.