Mission

To create collaborative and knowledge sharing opportunities that promote and grow Vermont software businesses.

Who Can Be a Member?

Members are individuals or companies who work in some aspect of software development

  •     Software product development
  •     Custom software development
  •     Software Consulting
  •     Software Design
  •     Programming
  •     Systems Integration
  •     Software Project Management
  •     Website Design and Development
  •     Web application development
  •     Software Support Services
  •     Software Training

Get Connected

As a member of the Vermont Software Developers Alliance (vtSDA), you become connected to a network of other Vermont software businesses.  You will meet people whose interests and expertise overlap and complement your own.

Tangibly, that means you’ll benefit from…

Opportunities to collaborate with vtSDA members in bringing new business to you… and into Vermont

  • Contract partnering and subcontracting to gain a foothold with larger clients and contracts
  • Developing new business opportunities
  • Sharing of technical resources and expertise
  • Sharing of the best “Hard Knocks” knowledge and success stories with your peers
  • Being the first to learn about available contractors, employees and technical resources

Access to joint marketing opportunities to promote the Vermont software industry… within Vermont and throughout the country and the world

  • Prominent listing in website Membership Directory, trade show exhibits and collateral
  • Shared space in trade show booths and industry conferences
  • Public relations and press interviews

Access to industry-best acumen in building and growing a successful software venture

  • Marketing and selling software products and services
  • Protecting your intellectual property
  • Crafting sound contracts and licensing agreements
  • Establishing a solid financial footing
  • Establishing productive relationships with venture capital, legal, banking and other business service providers
  • Hiring and recruiting quality software developers, technical marketing, project management and operations personnel

Access to the ear of local universities and colleges in building a strong technology base in Vermont

  • Champlain College
  • Middlebury College
  • Saint Michael’s College
  • University of Vermont
  • Vermont Technical College

So how do you join?

Joining the vtSDA is easy.  Just follow the link found here and read the directions.  A link to our membership form can be found at the bottom of the page.

For more information please email Member Services, or come to one of our monthly meetings, which are open to non-members.

Associate Membership

We also offer associate memberships to individuals or businesses that are interested in the software industry but are not directly enough involved to qualify as a regular member.

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March 2008
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To become a member ...

Visit our Become A Member area under our Members section to learn how to sign up!

vtSDA Fact Sheet

The vtSDA has put together a fact sheet that summarizes information about Vermont Software Companies and our roll in the Vermont Business landscape. 

Downwload it here >>>

Software Industry Research

UVM researchers, in conjunction with vtSDA, have conducted research about the Vermont software development industry.  The information will be invaluable in understanding the current state of the industry, guiding priorities for the vtSDA, and communicating with leaders and policy makers.  Contact us if you want more information, info@vtsda.org.