We’ve all heard of “constructive criticism.” That’s all well & good, but at VVM we try to go further, to something we call “lovingly critical.” We assume that if we don’t understand why the mentee is doing something, there is a good reason. Instead of lecturing, we ask questions. The tone of our questions reflects [...]
Get details, directions and register for our events here. In addition to our monthly mentorship meeting, VVM offers biweekly events, usually hosted at our space in Springfield. Wednesdays: A member of the VVM community hosts a weekly workshop. These range from Pitch Camps to Sales/Marketing discussions. Fridays: Informal mentorship lunches, where anyone is welcome to [...]
Nudger provides intelligent dispatch management software, to reduce the costs of equipment maintenance.
VVM Facilitator Rick Plaut hosted a #wednesdayworkshop on how to use Lean LaunchPad Methodology to help your startup succeed. What is Lean Launchpad? Created by Steve Blank, the Lean LaunchPad rests on the insight that a startup is a different kind of business from an established one. The business development methodology a startup [...]