April 19, 2017
Founder: Ray Massucco
Company: Vermont Festivals
Description: Vermont Festivals presents 5-6 shows annually at the 220 year old Rockingham Meeting House. The Rockingham Meeting House is a National Historic Landmark built between 1787 and 1801 and features wooden ‘pig-pen’ pews, no electricity and superb acoustics. Seating capacity is a comfortable 300. The Rockingham Meeting House is located on Meeting House Road, just off VT Rte. 103, a half-mile west of Interstate 91 Exit 6S and one mile west of Interstate 91 Exit 6N.. (…more…)
Founder Focus celebrates the brave and creative entrepreneurs in our region whose passions are the products and services their companies provide.
Entrepreneurship and Innovation:
INSTIG8 the region’s center for quality entrepreneurship training, scale-up services, and innovation.
INSTIG8 is a BDCC initiative located in Windham Region and initially sponsored by the Windham County Economic Development Program (WCEDP).
This program strategically fosters a safe environment for creative entrepreneurs to try, fail, learn, build, explore, and connect to other like-minded individuals while developing their business concepts and models.
It’s a series of workshops, events, and co-working. INSTIG8 will be the catalyst for engaging, business-minded, creative community of entrepreneurs, innovators, and instigators.
Why is this work a benefit to the region?
- Entrepreneurship and innovation leads to new businesses and job creation
- Higher levels of entrepreneurship gives people employment choices
- Ideas lead to new combinations of existing concepts which lead to business creation