Posted on 16. Jul, 2014 by admin.
Downtown Springfield has a new home for entrepreneurs! Valley Venture Mentors’ has opened their first coworking space for all entrepreneurs and mentors. This community hub offers all of the key amenities, including: air conditioning, wireless internet, printing, a reservable conference room, and (very soon!) 24/7 access for our regulars. Come take a tour, and move [...]
Posted on 27. Jun, 2014 by admin.
Valley Venture Mentors will be expanding on their current mentorship offerings beginning in January 2015. At the Western Mass Developers Conference on June 26th, Roger Crandall, CEO and President of Mass Mutual, announced VVM would be opening an accelerator in Springfield for 30 teams with financial support from MassMutual. The three year grant, totaling [...]
Posted on 03. Jun, 2014 by admin.
From a competitive pool of over 1600 applicants, Valley Venture Mentors graduate WorkSafe Technology was accepted to the MassChallenge summer 2014 accelerator program. Worksafe, founded by Dan Koval and Richard Stephens, creates products that reduce common workplace injuries. The company was born from a series of interviews Koval and Stephens conducted with hotel employees in 2012, in [...]
Posted on 20. May, 2014 by admin.
Artifact Cider Project is a micro-ciderhouse based in Western Massachusetts. Combining classic cidermaking traditions with modern craft techniques, we use 100% Massachusetts-grown apples to produce good, local, honest hard cider. The Project is a tribute to the rich history of American cider, especially in Massachusetts.