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BDCC, Valley Mentors collaborate

BRATTLEBORO >> The Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation is collaborating with the Massachusetts-based Valley Venture Mentors, which is offering a four-month free mentoring program for entrepreneurs and start-up businesses and organizations in Greenfield, Mass.

VVM is now accepting applicants from our area through the BDCC. The application deadline for the next cohort in Greenfield is April 16. If you're interested, or if you know of someone who might be, have them contact

The BDCC is available to existing businesses and entrepreneurs who are looking to start their ventures in the region. Contact the BDCC for services ranging from site location and commercial real estate to various financing solutions. In our offices we host the Vermont Small Business Development Center, Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center, and our own in-house expertise in providing firms a wide variety of support services.

For more information, contact R.T. Brown,


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