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Open 2017!

Our 21st annual conference
March 23-25, 2017
Washington, D.C.

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STEM student innovators:

Receive up to $25k in grants
to support your venture

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Increasing diversity in innovation & entrepreneurship

Three things we can do

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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.

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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$10MM+

IN GRANTS TO TEAMS OF STUDENT INVENTORS & ENTREPRENEURS

$10MM+

IN GRANTS TO FACULTY TO TRANSFORM I&E EDUCATION

1,700+

TEAMS OF INNOVATORS HAVE WORKED WITH US

750+

VENTURES HAVE EMERGED FROM OUR GRANTS OR TRAINING

Ideas & Impact

Here are our top stories, new ideas & reflections.

Events & Opportunities

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Open
2017

March 23-25, 2017
Washington, D.C.
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Lean LaunchPad

December 5-7
Santa Cruz, CA
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E-Team Grants

$25k to support new student-led ventures
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Pathways in Innovation

Helps universities infuse i&e on campus
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