First Annual LaunchVT Business Pitch Competition

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LaunchVT is a business pitch competition awarding cash prizes to young entrepreneurs who deliver plans for
a new business enterprise that demonstrates exceptional potential in today’s market. The winning package includes $20,000 in cash from The Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce and the State of Vermont, as well as over $40,000 in-kind donations, including but not limited to: office space for one year, professional consulting, communications services, website design, accounting services, and many other invaluable contributions from our sponsors.

The first annual LaunchVT Final Competition, in which the six remaining finalists pitched their business start-up ideas to a panel of professional judges, was held on May 31st in the Film House at Main Street Landing in Burlington, Vermont.

Get ready Vermont! Next year's competition will be fierce. Visit to contact us and learn more.



1 Friday June 14, 2013 at 8:00 PM
2 Saturday June 15, 2013 at 1:00 AM
3 Saturday June 15, 2013 at 7:00 AM
4 Friday June 21, 2013 at 10:15 PM
5 Saturday June 22, 2013 at 3:15 AM
6 Saturday June 22, 2013 at 9:15 AM
7 Thursday June 27, 2013 at 1:35 PM
8 Wednesday July 10, 2013 at 1:45 PM


Macrina Newhouse