Valley Venture Mentors on local TV :)

Thanks to the BusinessWest article, local TV station ABC40 kindly interviewed Valley Venture Mentors‘ chairman Scott Foster (transcript of interview).

“Part of the reason they go off to Boston is they want to be around their own types of young, energetic people and they’re clustered there,” says Foster.  “We have them come here, we have them get  educated, and then leave.  And we want to keep them here and we want to show them that the Pioneer Valley is a great place to start a business.”

“This improves their odds of survival,” says O’Brien.  “This improves their odds of staying in the pioneer valley creating jobs and helping this region grow.”

Full Transcript here.


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