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.
$28M+in Grants Awarded by VentureWell
1,100+Institutions Have Participated in Our Programs
16,000+Early-Stage Innovators Trained by VentureWell
$5.4B+in Follow-On Funding Raised by Early-Stage Ventures We Supported
Ideas & Impact
Reskilling: READI Is Gamifying Workforce Training Through a Virtual Reality Learning Platform
Elissa Russell, CEO and founder of READI, and Timesha Brooks, COO of READI, share their unique path to entrepreneurship with the support of the E-Team Program.Read more