Entrepreneurship Banquet

The mission of the Entrepreneurship Initiative is to encourage entrepreneurial activity in the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts by fostering an educational environment among participating colleges and universities that informs, supports, and inspires students, and by recognizing and awarding students who display entrepreneurial spirit.

 2021 Virtual Celebration of Entrepreneurial Spirit, April 28, 2021 5:30-6:30 PM
Meet some of our student entrepreneurs and watch the live elevator pitch competition.

View the 2019 Banquet Photos

“I dare anyone who attends the Grinspoon Entrepreneurship Banquet to not walk away inspired by the creativity among our college students in the Valley.”

Eric Gouvin, Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus at Western New England University School of Law


Entrepreneurship Awards


For more information please contact Cari Carpenter: cari@hgf.org or 413-276-0831.

Participating Colleges

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