Posts tagged with: entrepreneurs

By Janice St. Onge, Flexible Capital Fund “Our mission hasn’t changed,” said Greg Georgaklis, founder of Farmers To You, “but the world has.” Launched in 2009, Farmers To You connects farmers and food producers in Vermont to customers in the...
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By Kelly Nottermann, Flexible Capital Fund, L3C Nils Behn vividly remembers sitting in class at Harwood Union High School and deciding that he would use his time on this planet to have a positive impact on the environment. “There was...
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Used for decades in Europe, TimberHP by GO Lab brings wood fiber insulation to the Northern Forest By Kelly Nottermann, Flexible Capital Fund, L3C An architect and a chemist walk into a paper mill… It’s an unlikely partnership in an...
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After a 20-year hiatus, the next generation of DesLauriers are at the helm bringing new ideas, energy, and the labor of love to the resort. By Kelly Nottermann, Flexible Capital Fund, L3C Even though it’s October, Lindsay DesLauriers’ skis are...
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Made from recycled glass, Glavel will begin manufacturing foam glass gravel at its Essex facility this fall. By Kelly Nottermann “The built environment is responsible for nearly 40 percent of greenhouse gas emissions,” said Rob Conboy, founder and CEO of...
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Pulmac Systems International Brings the Information Age to Pulp and Paper The pulp and paper industry is not known for its cutting-edge technology or pushing the frontiers of innovation. In fact, little has changed in the 150 years since wood...
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By Janice St. Onge, president of the Flexible Capital Fund An engineer by training and environmentalist by choice, Chad Farrell founded Encore Redevelopment in 2007 to “scratch an entrepreneurial itch.” In those early years, the business focused on cleaning up...
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By Janice St. Onge, president of the Flexible Capital Fund “Battery storage is what allows renewable energy to be relevant in today’s market,” said Jay Bellows, president and CEO of KORE Solutions, Inc. (formerly known as Northern Reliability). “Mother nature...
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From homestead to statewide, Lisa Ransom and Scott Baughman close the loop for Vermont’s food systems. By Janice St. Onge, president of the Flexible Capital Fund “How can we live in Vermont and not be able to find compost?” That...
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MamaSezz enters growing meal delivery niche with whole food, plant-based fare. When Meg Donahue, co-founder of MamaSezz, Googled “how do you survive congestive heart failure” late one evening in 2012, she wasn’t hoping to find a miracle cure, she simply...
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