TEAMING UP FOR SUCCESS

ROCK HILL VMS

 

Rock Hill VMS

Supports Entrepreneurs

in Rock Hill  

Rock Hill Venture Mentoring Service is an educational program that is focused on assisting entrepreneurial activity and innovation based on the MIT Venture Mentoring Services model.

Team building approach

Entrepreneurs are paired with 3 to 4 volunteer mentors selected for their experience in areas relevant to the needs of the entrepreneur.

Participants and cost

Entrepreneurs and mentors are

hand-selected based on enthusiasm, commitment, and knowledge. VMS services are free of charge, and the program does not ask for any equity in the company.

Expert

mentorship

Venture teams meet at least once a month in sessions that provide professional advice and coaching to help solve business problems the entrepreneur is facing.

OPERATING STRUCTURE

Rock Hill VMS functions as a program under the Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation and the City of Rock Hill. Rock Hill VMS is administered by the Technology Incubator.

8
ventures
20
MENTORS
4.2
avg. MENTORS
per venture

PROGRAM

DETAILS

Who is eligible to participate?

Rock Hill VMS offers service to ready-for-mentoring entrepreneurs based in Rock Hill who are in need of advice and guidance with their business.

Will my idea be taken?

No, the Rock Hill VMS operates in a confidential environment, free of conflicts of interest and for its entrepreneurs, mentors, and the board. 

 

How long does the program last?

Rock Hill VMS services are ongoing and will continue as long as you need.

How do I apply?

Please fill out the application form to be considered for our program either as an entrepreneur or a mentor, through the link under the "Sign Up" tab. Then, hang tight as we review your application. 

 

 

 

OUR MISSION

Rock Hill VMS is dedicated to the development and growth of entrepreneurs in Rock Hill and surrounding area with the vision that the entrepreneurs provide an essential and sustainable economic engine to our community and quality of life.

Staff

 

David Warner

Rock Hill VMS Director

Pam Varraso

Rock Hill VMS Operations Manager

 
Contact

157 E Main St. #500

Rock Hill, SC 29730

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Telephone (VMS Hotline): 803-325-2685

Email: vmsrockhill@gmail.com