Card Isle Receives Investment from VFF

Blacksburg-Based Card Isle Forms New Partnership

Montgomery County, VAThe Roanoke Times recently published an article detailing a newly formed partnership between Blacksburg-based technology company Card Isle and OPIE, a South Carolina-based drive-through grocery startup.

Per the article, “the partnership will give OPIE customers the ability to choose and personalize one of Card Isle’s many greeting cards and have the item added to their drive-through grocery order”.

The Roanoke Times piece quotes Card Isle co-founder and CEO Adam Donato saying,

“The partnership is the perfect blend — two technology companies, disrupting and transforming their industries.”

Card Isle is one of many technology startups growing and expanding in Virginia’s New River Valley

Learn more about the technology industry in the region here.

Virginia’s New River Valley: Virginia’s New River Valley is an eclectic mix of interconnected small towns that each offer their own unique vibe and appeal. The region provides an abundance of cultural and social offerings due to the presence of three world-class universities, while retaining the charm and benefits of small town living. The NRV is home to a diverse and innovative business community with companies that range from high-tech startups to foreign-based corporations to specialty agribusiness. These organizations benefit from the collaborative spirit of our region and a loyal, highly-skilled, and educated workforce. The scenic beauty of the region also fosters a deep connection to nature, which is deepened by access to outdoor recreation and the preservation of our natural environment. It’s clear why Virginia’s New River Valley is “A Natural Fit.”


Onward NRV: Onward NRV is a public/private, regional economic development organization whose mission is to attract and retain world class jobs, investment, and talent in Virginia’s New River Valley. It’s also a movement where leaders from business, government, and higher education work together to promote the economic vitality of the region.

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