EMT wins 20k in Vermont Female Founders StartHere Challenge

From the Addison Independent:

“MIDDLEBURY — On Sept. 27, more than 50 college students, local residents and women entrepreneurs gathered at Middlebury College’s Dana Auditorium for the first-ever Vermont Female Founders StartHere Challenge, hosted by the Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies.

Seven finalists pitched their startup business plans to a panel of three successful businesswomen with ties to Vermont: Mary Cullinane of Community Barn Ventures, Hinda Miller of Sultanas Group and Jogbra, and Lucie Ide of Rimidi.

THE $20,000 WINNER of VCET’s first-ever Vermont Female Founders StartHere Challenge was Ashley Reynolds of Elmore Mountain Therapeutics in Morrisville. Runner up was Middlebury College student Eva Shaw of Overeasy, a locally-based clothing manufacturing company, who won a $5,000 grant. Pictured, from left, are: Alison Miley of VCET, Ashley Reynolds, Lucie Ide, Sam Roach-Gerber of VCET, judges Mary Cullinane and Hinda Miller, and Middlebury College student Eva Shaw. Independent photo/Abagael Giles”

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