yellow dog software Invested $150,000 to expand Norfolk City facility and create 20 new jobs
Richmond, Virginia – Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Yellow Dog Software, an off-the-shelf software development company, will invest $150,000 to expand its operations at 965 Norfolk Square in Norfolk City. The company is expanding nearly 10,000 square feet and creating 20 new jobs to add employees to serve the growing sports and hospitality market.
“Commonwealth has emerged as a premier location in North America for the technology sector, with an attractive business environment, a top-tier higher education system, and diverse, world-class talent that fuels growth.” Governor Glenn Youngkin said:. “Yellow Dog Software is a Virginia start-up success story that redoubles its efforts to ensure an economy that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship as new and small businesses create economic opportunities. .”
“Raised in Virginia, we are proud to help grow this company in its hometown of Norfolk.” Commerce Secretary Karen Merrick said:. “Yellow Dog Software’s decision to expand its footprint here enhances the many business and technology industry benefits Commonwealth offers and we thank the company for their continued commitment. ”
“Virginia and Norfolk are very supportive environments for starting and growing a business like Yellow Dog Software.” Jay Livingood, president and founder of Yellow Dog Software, said:. “The employee base that we can draw from veterans leaving the military or veterans just graduating from the many nearby colleges and universities is so large that we were able to source almost the entire team from the area.”
“The City of Norfolk is proud to further invest and expand our operations and services in Norfolk, providing expert support to leading hospitality software companies like Yellow Dog.” Norfolk Mayor Kenny Alexander said:. “Thanks to the Virginia Jobs and Investments Program for supporting a significant expansion that will undoubtedly meet changing market demands, create more jobs, and provide technical assistance to our local and federal businesses. To do.”
“We are delighted to receive the investment from Yellow Dog Software to expand our operations in Norfolk.” Senator Lionell Spruill, Sr said:. “This expansion will create new jobs and income for our region.”
“Projects like this show that local and state governments can work together to achieve great results.” Representative Angelia Williams-Graves said. “I applaud and support such a bipartisan effort to increase economic development and new jobs in Norfolk. I look forward to the completion of this project and to seeing great new partnerships in our community.” I have.”
Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Norfolk, Yellow Dog Software operates resorts, casinos, restaurants, amusement parks, universities, clubs, stadiums, and general retail operations. Yellow Dog’s inventory software is used in more than 20% of his professional sports stadiums and arenas nationwide.
The Virginia Economic Development Partnership works with the City of Norfolk to secure projects in Virginia and help create jobs in Yellow Dog through the Virginia Jobs Investment Program (VJIP). The program provides consulting services and funding to companies creating new jobs to support their employees. recruitment and training activities; As a business incentive to support economic development, VJIP reduces labor costs for new and expanding companies. VJIP is state-funded and demonstrates Virginia’s commitment to increasing employment opportunities for its citizens.
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