LAUNCHVT IS A COMMUNITY INITIATIVE POWERED BY THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO PROVIDE ENTREPRENEURS WITH AN OPPORTUNITY TO GET EXPOSURE, EDUCATION AND REAL EXPERIENCE TO START THEIR BUSINESS.

 

DEVELOP, COMPETE AND LAUNCH YOUR BUSINESS!

 
“We are honored to have IrisVR selected as the 2014 LaunchVT winner. It was great to meet other local entrepreneurs and to hear about their experiences growing a business in Vermont. We would like to give a special thanks to Cairn Cross from FreshTracks Capitol for helping us refine our pitch, and to Emily Piper and Nick Grimley who organized the competition. LaunchVT’s award package has helped establish our company in the startup community in Vermont and the prize money has accelerated our company’s growth over the summer.”
— - Shane Scranton | Co-Founder, IRISVR

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 

he company that best represents these goals, will receive:

  • $30K in Cash Awards.  

  • $45K in-kind support.

  • Second Place Prize Page of $15K in Cash Awards $25K of in-kind support.
  • Mentoring  – Each team selected will be paired with an entrepreneurial mentor.
  • No Equity positions will be taken by LaunchVT.

Deadline for applications are March 15th, 2015.

 

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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.

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