Posts tagged with: female entrepreneurs

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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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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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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Cider pioneer Eleanor Léger on growing a business with intention. Movies have been made about the romantic notion of leaving corporate America to start a business in a remote, bucolic Vermont town, but few of those fictional characters can hold...
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Take One Step Today By Janice St. Onge, Flexible Capital Fund President Is your money invested in alignment with your values? How can you find out? What does it mean to invest anyway? Don’t know where to start? Here’s a...
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Conscious consumers are demanding products and services from environmentally and socially responsible companies in all industries. Brattleboro-based gluten-free, plant-based meal delivery service, MamaSezz Foods, Inc., is working to provide consumers with food that heals while providing a livable wage, benefits...
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In October, 38 women and four men from Vermont and New England gathered to participate in a workshop on “Addressing Unconscious Bias in Investing and the Workplace.” The workshop was put on by the Vermont Women’s Investors Network (VT WIN)...
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