Homegrown: Adventures in Vermont Entrepreneurship
Discussions with Alan Newman, VT Agency of Commerce & Community Development, LaunchVT Finalists, Freshtracks Capital, and more!
Tue, Oct 17, 2017 from 9am - 1pm
Alan Newman - Unlikely Serial Entrepreneur
9:00a - 10:00a
Alan Newman is a Vermont serial entrepreneur who was the founder of Seventh Generation and the co-founder of both Magic Hat Brewing Company, and Alchemy & Science, Boston Beer Company's “incubator business”. In this entertaining and compelling session, Alan shares many of the lessons he's learned along the way. A "must-see" for anyone interested in starting or growing a business!
Vermont Agency of Commerce & Community Development LaunchVT Panel
10:00a - 11:00a
Nick Grimley with the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development will present on the opportunities for launching and growing a business in VT from the State's perspective. Nick will be joined by previous LaunchVT finalists who will share their stories and take your questions.
Growing Vermont Companies
11:00a - 12:00p
Hosted by FreshTracks Capital, this lively panel discussion will explore what it takes to go from start-up phase to become a growth company here in Vermont. Panelists include founders, CEOs and executive leaders from local break-out successes, including SunCommon, Social Sentinel and Logic Supply.
Plus... an exciting announcement from the Burlington Electric Department!