Events and Meetings
Valley Venture Mentors to Host Inaugural Accelerator Program Awards Ceremony April 30.
Event will award startup program graduates with up to $250,000 in startup funds.
Who: Valley Venture Mentors (VVM), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to connecting helping startups achieve transformational growth. Founded in 2011 in Springfield, it brings together passionate individuals, exciting startups, and a shared commitment to growing entrepreneurship in Western Massachusetts.
What: VVM’s inaugural Accelerator Awards honoring 29 startup teams, awarding equity-free grants worth up to $50,000 to selected finalists. This year’s Accelerator Program is funded by generous grants, which total $250,000, from Mass Mutual, the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts, Irene E. & George A. Davis Foundation, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative with the mission to further entrepreneurialism and innovation.
Where: Mass Mutual Center (1277 Main St.) in Springfield
When: The Thursday, April 30 (CLICK ON LINK TO REGISTER) event runs from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and will include a lively networking reception as well as a dinner and an awards program with addresses from startup teams and John Harthorne, founder and CEO of MassChallenge.
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Our two One-Stop Career Centers, FutureWorks in Springfield and CareerPoint in Holyoke, offer various workshops on a monthly basis that are geared to employers.
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