We will be hosting our next monthly meeting on Wednesday November 12th from 5:00-7:30 at Tower Square, 1500 Main Street, 2nd floor, Springfield, MA 01115. You can find us on the second floor in the food court. Please RSVP here.
From our first moment of contact with Valley Venture Mentors we knew that there was something special. There was a sense of enthusiasm, welcoming smiles, and a strong sense of community. There was a sense that if you were driven enough to grow your business, that you really could do it – you could create the next Google, or Uber, or even the next Smucker’s (yes, [...]
Valley Venture Mentors (VVM) and BusinessWest are inviting VVM alumni and members of the current class to apply for a spot in the Second Annual Pitch Contest and Demo Day, which will be held at Western Mass Business Expo on Wednesday October 29th 2014 from 4-5 pm. Participating startups will make 2 minute pitches to a panel of judges who will give them [...]
As new mentors swell our ranks at VVM, they wonder how to give the best support they can at the meetings. Rick Plaut has been both a mentor and a facilitator, so we took advantage of his inside knowledge: What sort of experience do I need to be a mentor? Whatever your experience, whether specifically [...]