UVM Hockey East Raffle

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Attention UVM Alumni who are registered for this weeks event are going to be entered into a UVM Raffle for the Hockey East. The PRIZE which is going to be a surprise will be announced at the event.  Enter Now and register to attend Startup Night with CEO of Mass Challenge at District Hall on Thursday March 19th. Event details and more here. CHESTNUT HILL …

5 Key Elements For Startup Success

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When undertaking a startup venture it is easy to get caught up in your product or service and loose sight of the bigger picture. Considered “One of Boston’s most influential Business Leaders”, by the Boston Business Journal, John Harthorne shares what he thinks to be 5 key elements for startup success. John is our featured Speaker for our march network gathering …

Startup Tip: 3 Pieces of Advice For Startup Success

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This is an article that was written in INC magazine back in May of 2012 but it has some great points for every entrepreneur and startup. John is our featured Speaker for our march network gathering which you can signup for here. Advice is crucial to entrepreneurial success—it keeps businesses flexible and entrepreneurs humble. Throughout my career, I’ve made sure …

Your idea will sound crazy if it has any merit

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This month John Harthorne was featured in an article in the Boston Business Journal detailing why he left a successful career consulting for Boston-based global management consulting firm Bain & Co. John is our featured Speaker for our march network gathering which you can signup for here. For John Harthorne, going to work everyday as a consultant for Boston-based global management consulting …

Featured Speaker: Nancy Mathews, Dean of The Rubenstein School

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In July, Nancy Mathews arrived at UVM as the new dean of the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources. She brings with her a rich understanding of problems that blur the boundaries between wildlife, ecology, and people — like the deadly chronic wasting disease spreading through central Wisconsin deer herds. Her decades of field research on white-tailed deer taught …

Featured Speaker: David Blittersdorf

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David grew up in Pittsford, Vermont fascinated with wind and solar energy, and earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Vermont in 1981. He founded NRG Systems in 1982 (recently renamed Renewable NRG Systems), and over the next 22 years developed it into a global leader in wind measurement technology — simultaneously gaining a deep familiarity …

Featured Speaker: Niraj Shah

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Niraj Shah is Co-Chairman, CEO and co-founder of Wayfair. He co-founded the company with Steve Conine in 2002 and the pair rapidly grew the business to become the largest online retailer of home furnishings and home items in the U.S., surpassing $900 million in annual sales in 2013. Before founding Wayfair, Niraj was CEO and co-founder of Simplify Mobile, an …

AllEarth Renewables Company Profile

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AllEarth Renewables manufacturers the dual-axis AllSun Tracker, an affordable, complete grid-connected solar electric system, which has been verified to produce up to 45% more energy than fixed rooftop systems. Using a complete system approach, AllSun Trackers vastly simplify system design, supply chain, installation and management for systems large and small. AllEarth Renewables was named a 2012 Inc. 500 company for …

Alumni Panel at Wayfair

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This video was filmed at the UVME event in February of 2014 and features a panel of young alumni in the greater Boston area. Panel speakers: Kendra Wilkins – Co-founder/President of Peanuts4Peanuts Chad Brodsky – Founder of Boston Brew Tours Thomas Stirling – Principal of Stirling Technologies Moderated by: Dan Sleeper – Senior Manager of Merchandising at Wayfair

Tyler Sullivan: Where Are They Now?

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Who are you and what is your connection to UVM/UVME? My name is Tyler Sullivan, better known as Sully. I am a UVM Alum from the class of 2006 and currently reside in South Burlington, VT. My connection to UVM goes far beyond my hazy days of when I was a student there. BombTech golf the company I founded would have been nothing …