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 company that best represents these goals will receive:
- $30K in Cash Awards.
- $45K in in-kind support.
- Second Place Prize Package of $15K in Cash Awards plus $25K of in-kind support.
- Mentoring – Each team selected will be paired with an entrepreneurial mentor.
- No Equity positions will be taken by LaunchVT.