Accel-VT announces Ag & Food Tech winners

Accel-VT announces Ag & Food Tech winners

December 19, 2018By Kelly NottermannPress Releases

Eight climate solution entrepreneurs graduated from the Vermont business accelerator to help solve agriculture and food technology challenges while honing business models for success.  SOUTH 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 of the latest Accel-VT … 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

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

Accel-VT to graduate first climate economy business cohort

Accel-VT to graduate first climate economy business cohort

February 6, 2018By Vermont Sustainable Jobs FundPress Releases

Eight climate change innovation entrepreneurs participate in business accelerator to help solve distributed energy challenges with the electric grid while honing business models for success in the marketplace Burlington, Vt. – Eight entrepreneurial start-up companies will convene next week at Burlington Electric Department’s Spark Space for the final “sprint” of Accel-VT—a business accelerator providing support, … Read More

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund expands business assistance services

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund expands business assistance services

January 31, 2018By Vermont Sustainable Jobs FundPress Releases

Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund’s economic development approach packaged in a suite of client services, directed by Geoff Robertson The Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund, a nonprofit organization focused on sustainable economic development, announces the expansion of its suite of services for clients from private sector businesses in the early and growth stages of development. Services have … Read More

Workforce development and business succession necessary for continued growth in Vermont’s food system

Workforce development and business succession necessary for continued growth in Vermont’s food system

November 2, 2017By Vermont Sustainable Jobs FundPress Releases

Over 270 members of the Vermont Farm to Plate Network convened October 26-27, 2017 at the 7th annual Farm to Plate Network Gathering in Killington to address workforce development and business succession challenges in Vermont’s farm and food economy. Comprised of food producers, farmers, food system businesses, nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, capital providers, and government … Read More

Vermont seizes climate change economic growth and resource renewal opportunities

Vermont seizes climate change economic growth and resource renewal opportunities

September 19, 2017By Vermont Sustainable Jobs FundPress Releases

As national environmental protections are deregulated and challenges presented by climate change become more widely recognized, Vermont positions itself as the state where climate change and resource renewal can spark business growth and economic development. A national climate economy innovation summit held in early September in Burlington, Vermont welcomed entrepreneurs from across North America interested … Read More

Rooted in Vermont: Uniting all Vermonters around Local Food

Rooted in Vermont: Uniting all Vermonters around Local Food

June 28, 2017By Vermont Sustainable Jobs FundPress Releases

Vermonters were farming, gardening, fishing, and hunting long before there were craft beers and gourmet burgers. Traditions like gardening, hunting, fishing, and foraging are as core to Vermont’s local food movement as purchasing local food from farmers, restaurants, schools, and stores. Rooted in Vermont is a grassroots movement that empowers all Vermonters to be a … Read More