Design Thinking Meets Business Savvy

VentureWell funding helps University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez faculty expand their interdisciplinary entrepreneurship course.

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NOAA Innovates | Ocean-Based Climate Resilience Accelerator

Powered by VentureWell, this new program supports the next wave of ocean resilience innovators.

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Rose Rock Ascend Program

Energy startups, prepare for investment with this focused opportunity from VentureWell and Rose Rock Bridge.

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Meet the Spring E-Team Program Cohort

These 25 teams are tackling pressing global challenges facing society, healthcare, and the environment.

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Deshpande Symposium

Join us June 12-14 at the University of Maryland.

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Improving STEM Education

New white papers offer an interdisciplinary framework for fostering teamwork and student motivation in entrepreneurship programs.

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Our Vision

We envision a world in which science and technology innovators have the support, training, and access to networks and resources they need to solve the world’s most difficult problems.

VentureWell is on a mission to cultivate a pipeline of inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs driven to solve the world’s biggest challenges and to create lasting impact.

We foster collaboration among the best minds from research labs, classrooms, and beyond to advance innovation and entrepreneurship education and to provide unique opportunities for STEM students and researchers to fully realize their potential to improve the world.

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Early-Stage Innovators

We work directly with a variety of early-stage innovators to help them bring their ideas to market through workshops and training, coaching and mentoring, funding and awards.
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Faculty Initiatives

We support faculty in developing programs that cultivate student innovators and promote institutional change through grants, workshops, training, and conferences.
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I&E Networks

We create and build networks to strengthen the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem, both nationally and within individual organizations and schools.
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Ideas & Impact

Here are our top stories, new ideas & reflections.

Events & Opportunities

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E-Team Program

We support student ventures as they embark down the path to entrepreneurship.
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NOAA Innovates

Ocean-Based Climate Resilience Accelerator, for the next wave of ocean resilience innovators.
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