Business Planning and Financial Analysis:
The Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) is a great resource offering advising and training for all types of businesses in Vermont. Through one-to-one advising and coaching services, business owners discover, explore, and choose the options that are right for their business and in line with their goals.
We seek long-term, in-depth relationships with business owners and provide no-cost, confidential advising throughout the state. We recommend starting with the Area Advisor who can be found by visiting http://www.vtsbdc.org/location.
For pre-venture entrepreneurs, our “Starting Your Own Business” workshop gives people an understanding of what it takes to build a successful, sustainable business. Additionally, we help connect early-stage business owners with a broad variety of state and local resources to help get them started right.
Apply now for a 3-day intensive program giving good food entrepreneurs the skills and resources they need to thrive, plus the potential to win up to $10,000 in consulting servies. This program is for food system entrepreneurs who are remaking our food system to support the viability of small and mid-size farms in the Northeastern United States. The program will happen December 1-3, 2015, at Food Sol at Babson College in Wellesley, MA.
Capital Continuum located in the Farm to Plate Strategic Plan by the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund, illustrates the entire realm of financing available. Below is a brief overview