Neothermal Energy Storage Wins DeltaClimeVT Energy 2021

Neothermal Energy Storage Wins DeltaClimeVT Energy 2021

July 26, 2021By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

DeltaClimeVT Energy 2021 climate economy business accelerator graduates cohort and announces Neothermal Energy Storage as the winner Entrepreneurs from seven start-ups focused on reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in residential, commercial and industrial buildings graduated from the DeltaClimeVT Energy 2021 climate economy business accelerator during a recent virtual awards ceremony. The Energy 2021 … Read More

DeltaClimeVT Energy 2021 cohort selected; virtual programming kicks off

DeltaClimeVT Energy 2021 cohort selected; virtual programming kicks off

May 5, 2021By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF) announces the selection of the Energy 2021 cohort of the DeltaClimeVT climate economy business accelerator. Seven early-stage energy companies from across the U.S. and Canada will work with climate economy leaders, industry experts, potential partners and investment professionals over the next three months while completing an intensive curriculum, developed by … Read More

DeltaClimeVT Seeks Entrepreneurs for Energy 2021

DeltaClimeVT Seeks Entrepreneurs for Energy 2021

January 5, 2021By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

The DeltaClimeVT climate economy business accelerator seeks entrepreneurs for the Energy 2021 program. Startup ventures that focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions through energy-related products or services for residential and small business customers must submit applications for Energy 2021 by Feb. 19, 2021. Selection will focus on companies that are entering or currently at a … Read More

Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed with Advisory Board Video Series

Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed with Advisory Board Video Series

December 11, 2020By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

The Farm to Plate Network, managed by the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF), just released a new video series to help raise awareness and use of advisory boards among Vermont entrepreneurs. “Advisory boards help entrepreneurs optimize resilience and innovation for themselves and their businesses,” said Jake Claro, Farm to Plate director at the Vermont Sustainable … Read More

The Optimistic Caterer: Sugarsnap Keeps On Cooking

The Optimistic Caterer: Sugarsnap Keeps On Cooking

November 19, 2020By Kelly NottermannStaff Articles

Her business vanished virtually overnight, but with creativity and coaching, Sugarsnap Catering is back stronger than ever and optimistic about 2021. By Kelly Nottermann, Communications Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Over a seven-day period that she refers to as “Twilight Zone Week,” Abbey Duke, owner of Sugarsnap Catering in Burlington went from a full schedule … Read More

“New England Feeding New England: Cultivating A Reliable Food Supply” Project Launches

“New England Feeding New England: Cultivating A Reliable Food Supply” Project Launches

October 21, 2020By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

New England State Food System Planners Partnership New Regional Partnership Aims to Prepare New England for Future Food Supply Disruptions The New England State Food System Planners Partnership, a network of food system leaders from all six New England states, has launched the “New England Feeding New England: Cultivating A Reliable Food Supply” project. The … Read More

DeltaClimeVT Energy 2020 Climate Economy Business Accelerator Winners Announced

DeltaClimeVT Energy 2020 Climate Economy Business Accelerator Winners Announced

July 30, 2020By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

DeltaClimeVT Energy 2020 climate economy business accelerator connects nationwide start-ups with Vermont electric utilities and energy companies MONTPELIER, VT – Entrepreneurs from nine start-ups focused on reducing fossil fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions in buildings graduated from the DeltaClimeVT Energy 2020 climate economy business accelerator during a virtual awards ceremony July 16. During the event, three companies received … Read More

COVID-19, Community, and Curbside Pick-Up

COVID-19, Community, and Curbside Pick-Up

June 10, 2020By Kelly NottermannStaff Articles

Upper Valley Produce Responds to New Needs of Vermont’s Food System By Geoff Robertson, Business Assistance Director, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund It’s no secret that the food industry has been among the hardest hit by COVID-19. The pandemic forced producers, farmers, and restaurants to adapt their business models—or close their doors—virtually overnight. In the middle … Read More

Growing the Next Generation of Vermont Farmers

Growing the Next Generation of Vermont Farmers

May 21, 2020By Kelly NottermannStaff Articles

Young Farmers in Vermont Met with Challenges and Opportunities By Shane Rogers, Farm to Plate Communications Manager at the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund The landscape of farming is changing throughout the country, and Vermont agriculture is by no means an exception. To see this borne out, one only has to look to the dairy industry … Read More