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Taking Action for Equity

A message from Phil Weilerstein

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sustainable food and agriculture

early-stage entrepreneurs talk innovation along the food chain

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new ASPIRE cohort

meet the 10 startups developing climate solutions

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Sustainable Impact Award Winner

Celebrating Danielle Boyer, an eco-friendly robotics trailblazer

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ASPIRE Medtech

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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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$20M

IN 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

Check out our 2021 year in review
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Ideas & Impact

Here are our top stories, new ideas & reflections.

Events & Opportunities

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NSF Innovation Initiatives TIP Directorate

National Science Foundation leaders discuss bold new initiatives
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funders & partners

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