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Nov
15

Karianne Scott joins VtSBDC as Business Advisor, Northeast Kingdom

2 minute read RANDOLPH CENTER, Vt (Nov. 7, 2022) – Linda Rossi, State Director of the Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC), has appointed Karianne Scott as the statewide organization’s Business Advisor for Orleans, Essex, and Caledonia counties in the Northeast Kingdom. Like her counterparts throughout Vermont, Scott provides one-to-one, confidential, no-fee guidance to small business owners at […]

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Nov
15

VtSBDC encourages Vermonters to shop small on Saturday, Nov. 26

2 minute read RANDOLPH CENTER, Vt (Nov. 14, 2022) – As an organization dedicated to Vermont’s small business owners and entrepreneurs, the Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) would like to encourage Vermonters to shop small on November 26, Small Business Saturday.  Small Business Saturday is designated as a day to celebrate and support small businesses, and all […]

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Oct
21

VtSBDC names Sergio Alvares Statewide Advisor, Strategic Projects

2 minute read RANDOLPH CENTER, Vt (Oct. 19, 2022) – Linda Rossi, State Director of the Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC), has named Sergio Alvares as the organization’s Statewide Advisor, Strategic Projects.  As a statewide business advisor, Alvares helps small business owners optimize their time and money and reduce business risks by incorporating his expertise in finance, […]

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Sep
22

Rossi elected for second term as national Board Chair for America’s SBDC

2 minute read RANDOLPH CENTER, Vt (Sept. 21, 2022) —  At the annual national America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) conference in San Diego, the board of directors re-elected Linda Rossi, State Director of Vermont’s Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC), as national Board Chair for a second term. Rossi was elected at last year’s national conference which took […]

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Sep
16

Representation Matters: Real Talk on Business Ownership

< 1 minute read Tuesday, October 11, 2022 10 a.m. – 12 noon Connect on Your Own Terms It’s your turn to see yourself in our panelists’ lived experiences and learn from their opportunities, challenges, and advice. You are free to engage directly in the event or simply listen if that makes you more comfortable. Whatever your style, we […]

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Jul
25

Vermont Small Business Development Center names Kearns State Star 2022

2 minute read RANDOLPH CENTER, VT (July 22, 2022) — State Director Linda Rossi announced today that Sarah Kearns has been selected as the 2022 State Star of the Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC). The award, bestowed annually and recognized nationally, celebrates a member of the organization’s team for exceptional commitment to small business success.  Kearns is […]

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Jul
18

Introducing VtSBDC’s Summer 2022 Interns

3 minute read Like rays of sunshine, summer brings student interns into the VtSBDC fold. The team enjoys two-way, intergenerational learning that opens minds, enhances resources, and creates brighter futures. Meet two of this summer’s star interns: Jaden Kinney, rising junior at Vermont Technical College, and Jordan Rowell, rising senior at the University of Vermont. Name of Intern: […]

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Jul
15

Teeing Up for Entrepreneur Education: Six days of inspiration and learning at Governor’s Institutes of Vermont, Vermont Technical College

4 minute read Twenty-eight Vermonters gathered for six days to explore ideation, design thinking, the Business Model Canvas, financials and much more. With curiosity and focus, each participant discovered the strengths they bring to a team, networked with their peers, and even took time out for a round of (mini) golf.  What sounds like a motivational retreat for […]

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