Vermont business accelerator Accel-VT announces Energy 2019 winners

Vermont business accelerator Accel-VT announces Energy 2019 winners

August 20, 2019By Ellen KahlerPress Releases

Fourteen entrepreneurs from seven climate solution start-ups graduate from the Vermont-based business accelerator to help reduce fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions in the heating and transportation sectors. BURLINGTON, VT – Accel-VT, a business accelerator providing support, mentorship, and access to capital for early stage companies committed to climate economy innovation, announced the winners … Read More

Accel-VT to welcome its second climate economy business cohort

Accel-VT to welcome its second climate economy business cohort

October 1, 2018By Ellen KahlerPress Releases

Eight climate solution entrepreneurs set to participate in business accelerator to help solve agriculture and food technology challenges while honing business models for success in the marketplace South Burlington, Vt. – Eight entrepreneurial start-up companies will convene tomorrow at the Ben & Jerry’s headquarters for their first “sprint” of Accel-VT—a business accelerator providing support, mentorship, … Read More

Snug Valley Farm Finds Success in its Story

Snug Valley Farm Finds Success in its Story

September 6, 2018By Ellen KahlerStaff Articles

By Jake Claro, Farm to Plate Director Vermont continues to lose dairy farms at a devastating rate – as of July the state had lost 66 this year alone. As dairy farmers struggle with whether or not they can survive in their current industry many look to what could be next. The Nottermann family, owners … Read More

Slow Money Vermont Announces New Leadership

Slow Money Vermont Announces New Leadership

April 16, 2018By Ellen KahlerPress Releases

For Immediate Release  Longstanding chair, Eric DeLuca, passes the baton to Janice Shade, co-founder of Milk Money Montpelier, VT,–  Slow Money VT recently elected Janice Shade, co-founder of Milk Money to the position of Board Chair.  With Milk Money VT’s Janice Shade taking on this leadership position, Slow Money VT is poised to further integrate … Read More

Vermont’s workforce dilemma

Vermont’s workforce dilemma

November 14, 2017By Ellen KahlerStaff Articles

Vermont’s struggle to grow its workforce weakens our economy, inhibits the ability for Vermont businesses to expand their operations, and threatens the ability for Vermonters and future generations to grow and thrive here in the Green Mountains. An aging workforce, stagnant wages in jobs without career ladders, the cost of housing and childcare, the opioid … Read More