Welcome to the 2019 Grinspoon, Garvey and Young Conference! We’re excited to have you here. Some important info to help you get started:

This year we are offering four session tracks based on interest and level of entrepreneurial experience.
  • DABBLE (RED TRACK) - New to entrepreneurship. Want to pick up some instantly usable skills and info.
  • DIVE IN (GREEN TRACK) - Some background in entrepreneurship and looking to get serious.
  • LAUNCH (BLUE TRACK) - Have a venture. Want to scale, find collaborators or specialized expertise.
  • GENERAL (YELLOW TRACK) - These sessions are appropriate for any level of experience.

PLEASE NOTE: Session attendance is first come, first served. Selecting a session in the SCHED app does not guarantee you a seat.

Questions or problems? The Troubleshooting Table is located next to the Registration Table.

Enjoy the conference!

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Friday, November 1 • 11:00am - 11:45am
How We Did It: Grinspoon Award Winners Tell Their Stories

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A panel of Grinspoon Spirit Award alumni share their personal stories of what it took to turn their ideas into businesses. Learn how they addressed funding challenges, intrigued customers, networked to nd people who could help them succeed, and managed through tough times.


Erin Baker

New England Salvage Works
New England Salvage Works strives to explode the architectural salvage market. Not only do we buy and sell all forms of architectural salvage, we repurpose, restore, and reconstruct many items we come across. Theres no better feeling than taking items some people consider to be worthless... Read More →
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Matthew Madden

Deadeye Sports, Blueprint Brothers LLC
Blueprint Brothers offers custom branded items and apparel with exceptional service and quality. We operate out of Derry, NH and Amsterdam, NY.
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Tim Zych

Owner, Hampshire County Hot Rods
We specialize in the sale of investment quality classic cars. From 30s street rods and 50s cruisers to thee most popular muscle cars of the 60s and 70s we do it all. We are experts in the acquisition, restoration, and sale of classic cars of all makes and models. Using state of the... Read More →

Barrett Mully

Co-founder, Aclarity
Barrett Mully received his MBA in 2018 from the Isenberg School of Management. He received an undergraduate engineering degree from Massachusetts Maritime Academy in 2003. Barrett spent the first part of his career in the Merchant Marines sailing as a licensed engineering officer aboard ocean... Read More →
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Eric Grigoryan

Grig Cinema
A filming company with the goal to create, motivate, and inspire. We focus in creating original content that stands out amongst the oversaturated media world today. Some of our clients are: Bueno Y Sano, Toyota and Ford of Greenfield, New England Air Museum, Park Square Realty, Kemph... Read More →
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Diane Sabato

Faculty, Business Administration, Springfield Technical Community College
I am a full time entrepreneurship faculty member at STCC. I also in and run a women's scarf and accessories company.
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Ellen Majka

Business Professor, Holyoke Community College

Friday November 1, 2019 11:00am - 11:45am EDT
Room 1 MassMutual Center