New Tech Tools and Offerings to Scale Your Business

VCET's #ScaleHere Platform now offering Quickbooks, and more

Hello Entrepreneurs,

More than ever, startups and business owners seek technology tools for innovation and growth, while at the same time lowering monthly operating costs.

Below you will find a curated lineup of special offers and big discounts for your business from leading technology partners. As #ScaleHere platform participants, some firms have now accessed over $160,000 in direct benefits, so far.

Today we announce new programs for online accounting from Intuit’s Quickbooks, and a digital mail service from Earth Class Mail, which add to our current list of major discounts from partners such as payment processor, Stripe, and free cloud storage from Google, Amazon and Digital Ocean.

Especially now, we feel incredibly grateful for partnerships that support the innovation from today’s entrepreneurs. Please check out this “perk” list below to see how VCET and these #ScaleHere partners could help you and your business today.

#StartHere and #ScaleHere in Vermont.

The VCET Team

Dave, Sam, Phoebe, and Taylor

*Newly Added*

QuickBooks keeps everything organized in one place, so you’re tax ready all the time. Easy-to-read reports and dashboards help you make smarter business decisions.

Quickbooks is offering platform members:

Up to 50% off First 6 Months

*Newly Added*

Digital mail service that scans your mail & deposits your checks instantly

Earth Class Mail is offering platform members:

10% off First 12 Months

Scale faster by building your business on Stripe’s payment processing platform

Stripe is offering platform members:

$20K of fee free processing

Empowering startups to grow with the same tools and infrastructure used to build Google. Take advantage of Cloud credits, community events, and training as you scale your business.
Google Cloud for Startups  is offering platform members:

$100,000 in Cloud and Firebase Credits, free access to Hire, and one year of free G Suite

With AWS Activate, startups get access to the resources they need to quickly get started on AWS – including credits, technical support, and training.
AWS Activate is offering platform members:

$5,000 in Credit, 1 year of AWS Business Support, AWS Technical and Business Essentials web-based training ($600 value per course)

Hatch is Digital Ocean’s global startup program that helps you grow your business. Spend less time worrying about cloud infrastructure and more time building great things.
Digital Ocean is offering platform members:

12 months of infrastructure credit ($10K value)

HubSpot is dedicated to providing you with the tools and support to build a scalable growth strategy. From day one, customer acquisition and customer retention, has never been easier.

HubSpot is offering platform members:

30% off HubSpot Software

And offering VCET portfolio companies:

90% off Hubspot Software

Carta is an ownership and equity management platform trusted by thousands of founders, investors, and employees.
Carta is offering platform members:

20% first-year subscription discount and waived implementation fees

Subscription Billing & Revenue Operations for Fast-growth B2B SaaS
Chargebee is offering platform members:

Access to their most popular plan, Rise, FREE for up to two years ($7,200 in savings)


Simple software + expert support for payroll, benefits, HR, and compliance.
Justworks is offering platform members:

First 2 months of administrative services free

Streamline onboarding, benefits, payroll, PTO, and more with Zenefits’ simple, intuitive platform.
Zenefits is offering platform members:

20% off all packages and products

Segment is a customer data platform that makes good data accessible for all teams.
Segment is offering platform members:

Full access to their Team Plan (up to $25,000 value) FREE for up to two years

Have a suggestion for a perk that would be beneficial to you?
We’re all ears!

What is the #ScaleHere Platform?

  • A curated set of tools and special offers provided by companies we love, designed to help you #ScaleHere for less
  • 1:1 coaching and consulting sessions with VCET’s trusted team of advisors. Now virtual!
  • Access to our mentor network for revenues, talent, partners, R&D, and capital

Who is it for?
VCET members and portfolio companies, and members of #ScaleHere Platform partner organizations such as…

The Mint, Rutland
Black River Innovation Campus (BRIC), Springfield
Do North Coworking, Lyndonville
The Space on Main, Bradford
The Lightning Jar, Bennington
Center on Rural Innovation, Hartland

Interested in learning more? Reach out to us!