$3 Billion Seed Fund Coming to VT Sept. 16

Vermont District Office  - Sept. 4, 2019

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SBIR Road Tour

$3 Bil Seed Fund Coming to VT Sept. 16

The Small Business Innovation Research Road Tour is coming to the University of Vermont from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Dudley H. Davis Center. 

The SBIR Road Tour is a national outreach effort connecting entrepreneurs working on advanced technologies with Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs, the country’s largest source of early stage funding.  Also known as America’s Seed Fund, the SBIR and STTR programs provide more than $3 billion annually to small businesses in a variety of technology areas.  

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear directly from federal agency program managers that administer more than 5,000 new awards annually and to meet one-on-one with program decision makers.

Price to attend is $25. To register, visit https://appengine.egov.com/apps/vt/DED_SBIR2019.

For more information, email nick.grimley@vermont.gov.

Explore Business Ownership Sept. 4

Join the Small Business Administration for a webinar about the basics of starting a business from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 4. Topics include financing options, market research, business plans and other resources available to launch a small business.

To join the webinar, log onto https://meet.lync.com/sba123/meherrim/JF8H78Q0. Participants are encouraged to access the webinar five minutes prior to the start time if accessing Skype for Business for the first time. To access the conference call, dial toll free 1-202-765-1264, when prompted enter the access code 47975374.

For more information, email chris.herriman@sba.gov or call 202-868-3202.