Tino Rutanhira & Weiwei Wang / VT PoC

Tino Rutanhira & Weiwei Wang / VT PoC

The BIPOC community is the fastest-growing demographic in the state, with a 112% increase over the last decade. Tino and Weiwei are actively working to build generational wealth for BIPOC-identifying individuals, but their approach is not financialā€”it’s social.

Mark Boyden / Boyden Farm

Mark Boyden / Boyden Farm

From cow to consumer, Boyden Farm does it all. Farmer/CEO, Mark Boyden, takes us through his entrepreneurial approach running the fifth-generation farm.

First Chair: October 2023

First Chair: October 2023

It’s here! First ChairšŸš : October Edition! Tune in for your monthly rundown on Vermontā€™s startup scene. This month: Female Founders Season 8 announced, advice for finding your co-founder, and more!

Carina Hamel / Bivo

Carina Hamel / Bivo

After many years of ski racing and cycling, Carina Hamel and her husband and co-founder, Robby Ringer, were done drinking from moldy, plastic water bottles.

Ellen Kahler / VSJF

Ellen Kahler / VSJF

From directing the Peace and Justice Center to directing the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF), Ellen Kahler has been a leader in advocating for human well-being to be at the center of Vermont’s economic model.