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Since 2011 Andrew Stickney has served as the Vice President of the Vermont Center for
Emerging Technologies (VCET), an independent nonprofit technology business incubation
program offering business mentoring, venture capital, office facilities, and substantive
networking to the region’s entrepreneurs and emerging next generation employers.
To date, 40 firms have been formally incubated and/or invested in by VCET, and together
employ over 200 people. These emerging firms have attracted over $50 million in capital.
Nearly 200 additional entrepreneur teams and start-ups are now assisted annually. In addition
to forming a world-class mentor network (i.e. our Talent Cloud), VCET has hosted 37 college
interns and graduate MBA and Computer Science fellows. Andrew is an integral part of the
VCET team that manages the Vermont Seed Capital Fund, LP. The Fund is a $5M permanently
revolving seed capital venture fund targeting high opportunity businesses and high potential
During this time Andrew worked to design and create UVM Start, a student crowdfunding
program - connecting UVM entrepreneurs with Alumni for concept capital and mentoring, as
well as Tech @ Vermont, a series of networking events to connect entrepreneurs throughout
Vermont to various local and statewide resources. Andrew has worked with Middlebury student
entrepreneurs throughout his time at VCET, participating on numerous panels (both competitive
and informational) on campus, and teaches the Midd-Entrepreneurs class for student led startups.
Prior to serving as the Vice President at VCET, Andrew worked with Altria Inc. in marketing and
distribution. In 2007 Andrew earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Vermont and
4 years later completed an MBA from the University of Vermont.
Current and former Board and Adviser roles include: Vtrim, Electrocell Technologies, Aprexis
Health Solutions, True Body Products, LaunchVT, Vermont Investors Forum, Vermont
Invention2Venture, and the Epscor Innovation Fund.
In his free time, Andrew enjoys motorcycling, biking, kitesurfing, traveling, and running with his