Slow Money VT 2018 Entrepreneur Showcase Call For Applications

Slow Money Vermont (SMVT) recently announced that the 2018 Slow Money VT Entrepreneur Showcase will take place on Wednesday December 5, 2018 at 5:30 pm in Brattleboro. The application process for entrepreneurs who wish to present at this event is now open and the application deadline to participate is Monday October 1, 2018

The 2018 Slow Money VT Entrepreneur Showcase is a networking and relationship-building opportunity in which dialogue occurs between entrepreneurs and investors, as well as technical assistance service providers. Working lands entrepreneurs of all stages of business development, from start-up to expansion, are welcome and encouraged to apply. Selected entrepreneurs will get the chance to tell their story to interested investors, engage in discussion with Showcase attendees, distribute collateral and promote themselves via event marketing.

This event provides VT Entrepreneurs an opportunity to connect with the SMVT network as well as local investors in a supportive environment. Members of the SMVT team provide one-on-one coaching with selected entrepreneurs prior to the showcase for tailored feedback and support to hone their pitch skills.

IMPORTANT DATES:

  • Application Deadline: Monday, October 1, 2018
  • Notification of Acceptance: week of October 15, 2018 you will be notified by email
  • Coaching with Slow Money experts:  October 22 - November 30, 2018
  • Showcase in Brattleboro: Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 5:30-8:00 p.m.

APPLICATION FEE:

There is a non-refundable $25 fee to apply. Even if you are not chosen to present, you can use this payment as your registration fee to attend. Check or money order should be made payable to the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF) and sent at the time of application to the mailing address below.

PLEASE FILL OUT APPLICATION & RETURN WITH ANY ADDITIONAL ATTACHMENTS TO:

Via Email (preferred method):  slowmoneyvt@gmail.com  

Please use "Entrepreneur Showcase Application" in the Subject line.

Via Mail:

Slow Money Vermont
c/o Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund
3 Pitkin Court, Suite 301E
Montpelier, Vermont 05602

RESOURCES: 

If you are seeking financing for your farm, food systems, forestry, or forest products business, the application to present at the Showcase can be downloaded here:

FOR MORE INFO:

Click here for some coverage from VPR of past showcases. To learn more about Slow Money VT visit their Facebook Page. To learn more about the national Slow Money organization please visit  www.slowmoney.org.  

Any questions can be directed to SlowmoneyVT@gmail.com.  Please use in the subject line "Entrepreneur Showcase Application".