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.
Early-Stage InnovatorsWe 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.
Faculty InitiativesWe support faculty in developing programs that cultivate student innovators and promote institutional change through grants, workshops, training, and conferences.
I&E NetworksWe create and build networks to strengthen the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem, both nationally and within individual organizations and schools.
$20MIN GRANTS AWARDED BY VENTUREWELL
500+INSTITUTIONS HAVE PARTICIPATED IN OUR PROGRAMS
12,000+EARLY-STAGE INNOVATORS TRAINED BY VENTUREWELL
$2.6B+IN FOLLOW ON FUNDING RAISED BY EARLY-STAGE VENTURES WE SUPPORTED
CELEBRATING A YEAR OF IMPACT
Ideas & Impact
inventing solutions to prevent ocean pollution
Despite ominous data about the harmful impact – and volume – of ocean pollution, there’s a wave of early-stage innovators determined to address the issue.Read more