What. A. Year.

What. A. Year.

2020 was not an easy ride. But in many ways, the challenges of the past months have made this community better, stronger, and more resilient than ever before. As we reflect on an unforgettable year, the word that comes to mind is GRIT.

Adriana Teresa Letorney / Visura

Adriana Teresa Letorney / Visura

Today we sit down with Adriana Teresa Letorney, Founder of Visura: a curated marketplace that connects image buyers, media publications, and organizations with professional, local visual storytellers worldwide.

VCET FY20 Impacts

VCET FY20 Impacts

VCET directly assisted 259 startups and entrepreneurs in the fiscal year 2020, bringing the total number served in Vermont to 2,392. VCET’s 59 lifetime “portfolio” companies have cumulatively generated $221 million in sales, $191 million in payroll, and attracted $250 million in capital.

With Startups on the Rise, VCET Expands Support for Entrepreneurs

With Startups on the Rise, VCET Expands Support for Entrepreneurs

To deepen support for the 250-plus startups and entrepreneurs served in 2020, the Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies (VCET) expanded its board of directors to include three entrepreneurial leaders with expertise in driving innovation and deep ties to economic development in Vermont.

Vermont Seed Capital Fund, LP Annual Report FY20

Vermont Seed Capital Fund, LP Annual Report FY20

The Vermont Seed Capital Fund, LP launched for investing in May 2010. The for­-profit Fund is managed by the VCET Capital Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the non­profit Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies (VCET).

Vermont Seed Fund Recapitalization Update

Vermont Seed Fund Recapitalization Update

This past week Governor Phil Scott signed the Vermont state budget which concluded a months long effort in Montpelier for policymakers to allocate early stage equity capital support to entrepreneurs as part of the Vermont recovery plan.