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Innovator Insights Series

Preparing for the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Journey

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Shattering the Glass Ceiling in the I&E Ecosystem

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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.

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OPEN 2018

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Making Makerspaces

Learn how to create impactful academic makerspaces
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E-Team Program

Up to $25k grant opportunity for student teams
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