Tech @ Event Connects the Addison County’s Entrepreneurs, Nov 14th in Middlebury

Investors, technology experts and economic development organizations continue Tech @ series

 

Middlebury, Vt. (November 4, 2013) – Investors, tech experts and entrepreneurs will return to Middlebury on November 14 for one of the state’s hottest entrepreneurial networking events.

Tech @ Middlebury is part of an event series intended to foster the entrepreneurial genius that defines the state. At the event, attendees can get information on how to start or grow their business, make connections with investors and even find summer interns.

At the event, several private and non-profit investment and economic development organizations from within Vermont will come to engage, share and learn from local entrepreneurs, business owners and investors.

“We’re excited to have the Tech @ series returning to Middlebury,” said Addison County Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC) Executive Director Robin Scheu. “Not only was this event very popular last time around, but we saw entrepreneurs still benefiting from attendance months later. If you are an entrepreneur in the area, the Tech @ Middlebury event is a must!”

Organizers for this Tech @ series include the ACEDC, Middlebury College, Fresh Tracks Capital, LP, the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, North Country Angels, Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies (VCET) and the Vermont Technology Council. Following the event in Middlebury, the next Tech @event is being planned for Southern Vermont in February.

The event continues the statewide networking series that started in Newport, Vt. in 2011.

“Two years ago our core partners started the Tech @ series to connect local entrepreneurs with investors, potential new team members, and local business leaders,” said VCET Vice President Andrew Stickney. “The response from Middlebury has been exceptional, and we are excited to meet and connect even more people at this event!”

Tech @ Middlebury will go from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. November 14 at 51 Main at the Bridge in Downtown Middlebury, Vermont.

For more information, visit the event on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/events/538989792844477/

Or contact Andrew Stickney or Robin Scheu.

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About the Event Organizers

 

The Addison County Economic Development Corporation (ACEDC) is dedicated to helping businesses in all stages of growth retain and create good paying jobs in Addison County. Visit http://addisoncountyedc.org/  

Middlebury College has emerged as one of a handful of the most highly regarded liberal arts colleges. Middlebury is unique among these schools in being a classic liberal arts college that also offers graduate and specialized programs operating around the world.

FreshTracks Capital, LP manages $25 million in venture capital that is invested with a core focus on Vermont. FreshTracks pursues investing opportunities in high-growth, private companies from Shelburne, VT: www.freshtrackscap.com

The Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development provides support for businesses and job creation by assisting with finance, permitting, training, government contract procurement, and marketing services. Visit www.dca.state.vt.us

Since 1992, Vermont Technology Council acts as the principal catalyst for advancing science and technology based economic development among Vermont’s Universities and Colleges, business sectors, workforce and state government: www.vttechcouncil.org

North Country Angels brings together over 40 successful and experienced entrepreneurs who are active in making early-stage and seed investments in firms located in the northeastern United States: http://www.northcountryangels.com

The Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies (VCET) is a non-profit technology firm incubation program and early stage venture capital provider serving all of Vermont. Visit: www.VermontTechnologies.com

Directions To Event

51 Main at the Bridge

51 Main St.

Middlebury Vt. 05753

(802) 388-8209

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