Boston-based Vine Farmer, founded by Jace Chaffee '08 and his brother Kaden Chaffee '10, imports and wholesales wines from growers in Italy and Germany for sale to retailers and restaurants in Massachusetts.
Hosted by the Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship, the four-part 2019-20 Innovation Challenge concluded with The Final on Wednesday, September 23. In front of a panel of four judges, four student-led startups gave five-minute pitches describing their ventures and participated in a five-minute Q&A session.
On top of receiving the Outstanding Recreation Student Org Award for the second year in a row, the Entrepreneurship Club also took home the Campus Impact Award, which recognizes an innovative initiative that has had a positive effect on the university.
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This year’s UMass Amherst round of the Hult Prize, hosted by the Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship, was won by an Isenberg-led venture called Qualtags, which aims to develop stickers that will more effectively show when food has spoiled.
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Hosted by the Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship and Valley Venture Mentors (VVM), the Collegiate Summer Venture Program (CSVP) wrapped its 10 weeks of programming, mentoring, networking and curriculum with a Celebration on Monday, July 29, at VVM’s Hub in Springfield, Mass.