DeltaclimeVT Business Accelerator
Launch your business modeled on the conviction that global challenges – such as climate change – are the raw material for transformative solutions, new market opportunities, and lasting value to your customer.
DeltaClimeVT is a business accelerator which provides startup support, business planning, mentorship, and access to capital for climate economy businesses who are interested in establishing a business in Vermont. DeltaClimeVT sparks accelerated business growth in order to support the expanding cluster of entrepreneurs committed to climate economy innovation in Vermont. Startup or seed stage ventures from Vermont and around the U.S. are invited to apply for the climate economy business accelerator.
Participants are guided through the world-class accelerator curriculum, developed by ecosVC, designed to test assumptions, expose and remediate business vulnerabilities, prepare for significant investment, and provide a platform for rapid scale. Industry expertise, a network of established climate economy enterprises, and access to growth capital are available to all DeltaClimeVT participants. A $25,000 prize is awarded to peer selected cohort members upon completion of the accelerator. Participants in the DeltaClimeVT cohorts gain on-going access to the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund’s network of experienced peers, mentors, and investors, and will be poised for accelerated growth within the climate innovation cluster of entrepreneurs in Vermont.
Learn more about how to apply for DeltaClimeVT—Vermont’s climate economy business accelerator at deltaclimevt.com.
The climate economy is comprised of businesses whose products and services aim to prepare for, mitigate against, or adapt to the impacts of climate change and include:
- Renewable Energy and Distribution
- Energy storage technology
- Energy Efficiency
- Clean Technology
- Green Building
- Sensor Technologies
- Data Management
- Resource Recycling
- Clean Transportation
The resiliency of working lands businesses, as well as some segments of manufacturing, transportation planning, and community development, are also components of the climate economy.