LAUNCHVT IS A COMMUNITY INITIATIVE POWERED BY THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO PROVIDE ENTREPRENEURS WITH AN OPPORTUNITY for EXPOSURE, EDUCATION AND REAL EXPERIENCE TO START THEIR BUSINESSes.
DEVELOP, COMPETE AND LAUNCH YOUR BUSINESS!
LAUNCHVT IS A BUSINESS PITCH COMPETITION AWARDING CASH AND IN-KIND RESOURCES TO ENTREPRENEURS who deliver plans for a new business enterprise that demonstrates exceptional potential in today's market.
LaunchVT is interested in entrepreneurs that can demonstrate:
- Likelihood of building a successful business
- Scalability: Potential to grow a sizable & meaningful company over time
- Potential to generate significant employment in Vermont
the companies that best represent these goals will receive:
- For first place, $30K in Cash Awards and $45K in in-kind support.
- For second place, $15K in Cash Awards plus $25K of in-kind support.
- Mentoring by a seasoned member of the entrepreneurial community for all finalists
No Equity positions will be taken by LaunchVT.
Deadline for 2017 applications is coming soon.
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Tech Jam wraps up today from 10am to 3pm at the Champlain Valley Expo. Be sure to check it out if you didn't get a chance last night!