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VPPSA Staff Mentors Accel-VT Energy 2019 Entrepreneurs

Ken Nolan mentors Accel-VT entrepreneurs. Photo c/o Accel-VT

Melissa Bailey mentors Accel-VT entrepreneurs. Photo c/o Accel-VT

On May 29th, Ken Nolan and Melissa Bailey mentored entrepreneurs during Sprint 1 of Accel-VT Energy 2019, managed by Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund.

Accel-VT selected 15 entrepreneurs from DCC Technology, EVmatch, Go Together Inc., ISunSolar Canopy Systems, Onboard Data, SomEV, Inc., and United Aircraft Technologies to participate in three-month intensive training program. Participants have three separate four-day “sprints” to hone their business plans and meet with industry experts. At the end of the curriculum, one of the companies will be awarded a $25,000 prize.

VPPSA is a proud sponsor of Accel-VT Energy 2019. Other sponsors include Burlington Electric Department, Efficiency Vermont, VELCO, VLITE, Vermont State Employees Credit Union, Green Mountain Power, Vermont Electric Cooperative, Vermont Gas, Stowe Electric, Washington Electric Cooperative, Bourne’s Energy, Flexible Capital Fund, and VCET.