Questions

Please submit this application by the deadline of midnight Friday, October 20, 2017. The VSJF takes confidentiality of applicant materials seriously. All documents submitted by applicants will be kept confidential. Applications will be reviewed by Accel-VT staff at the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund and some number of Advisory Board members. All Advisory Board members will have signed a confidentiality agreement with the VSJF prior to being given any applications to review.

PART 1

Company Information

Your Company’s Value Proposition

Product/Service:

Describe how your customer uses your product or service. In particular:

Market:

Business Model:

Please describe your company’s traction to date. Include:

Please describe your company’s financial position.

Fundraising To Date:

How much capital have you raised to date (in US dollars) from each category of fundraising? Please enter $0 if you have not raised any money in a category.

Breakdown:

Team:

Why are you the team to win? What strengths does your team bring in making this company a success? Include:

Other:

If available, please email us your company’s financial information (include 2 years historical balance sheet, P&L, and cash flow, and 2-3 years of financial projections). Please note: this information will be kept confidential. Email financial statements to accel-vt@vsjf.org.

You can also email an existing pitch slide-deck, video link, drawings, etc. that you think will help us understand your product/service and company better to accel-vt@vsjf.org.

Part II: Part II of the ACCEL-VT application is a more in-depth look at your venture. In order to complete Part II, please click the link (emory.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8ri9ssSJ8M1AkZf), you will be transported to our data hosting site at Emory University to do so. The Entrepreneurship Database Program (EDP) at Emory University, collects data from entrepreneurs through a number of accelerator programs working around the world.1 The aim is to create a longitudinal database to evaluate how entrepreneurs grow and how supporting accelerators influence that growth. We appreciate your willingness to participate in this global research project! Once this portion is complete, please return to this pdf form and select “yes” from the options below. Please note, Part II is required in order to be fully considered for the ACCEL-VT program. By completing this full application, you will automatically be entered into a drawing for four (4) $5,000 unrestricted grants

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