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startups: prepare for investment and strategic partnerships

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venture development framework

new commercialization pathways

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Congratulations to the winning teams!

Verizon & CGI U Social Innovation Challenge winners participate in Pioneer workshop

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advancing racial equity

our reflections and ongoing commitment

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venturewell turns 25!

celebrating a quarter-century of idea to impact

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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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$23M

IN GRANTS AWARDED BY VENTUREWELL

360+

INSTITUTIONS HAVE PARTICIPATED IN OUR PROGRAMS

9500+

EARLY-STAGE INNOVATORS TRAINED BY VENTUREWELL

$1B+

IN FOLLOW ON FUNDING RAISED BY EARLY-STAGE VENTURES WE SUPPORTED

VentureWell turns 25!

Celebrating a quarter-century of idea to impact.
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Ideas & Impact

Here are our top stories, new ideas & reflections.

Events & Opportunities

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ASPIRE

startups: prepare for investment and strategic partnerships
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E-Team Grant Program

supporting early-stage innovators
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funders & partners

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