Innovator Spotlight: Ibrahim Mohedas
Ibrahim Mohedas of SubQ Assist found that absorbing information from diverse stakeholders has been the most important aspect of the startup process.
Drinkwell: Cleaning Water, Generating a Profit
VentureWell E-Team Drinkwell is transforming the world’s water crisis into entrepreneurial opportunity.
Five Ways Early-Stage Inventors are Tackling the Global Water Crisis
From water conservation to increasing access to clean drinking water, inventors in our community are working to solve water-related issues around the world.
Applying Lean Startup Methodology in Developing Countries
Lean startup is becoming a pervasive part of entrepreneurial communities, but hasn’t been applied extensively to social innovation for developing economies. Why not?
The VentureWell List: 2016
2016 was a banner year at VentureWell, and 2017 is shaping up to be even more exciting. Here’s a quick summary of how we helped grow innovation and entrepreneurship in 2016.
Inventing Green: Sanergy
VentureWell has produced a series of videos highlighting products that have been designed with genuine sustainability in mind. First up: Sanergy.
Five Models for Scaling Up a Global Health Venture
A new guide published by USAID offers a variety of approaches that global health innovators can use when scaling up their ventures.
So, You Want to Be a Global Health Innovator?
Take a look at these six tips for global health innovators. They may help you plan out your next steps with greater clarity.
Four Themes Shaping Innovation & Entrepreneurship Education
I&E education is prospering as a field, but what are the next steps? Here are four areas of focus that will get us to where we want to go.
The Challenge of Hardware Startups Part II
Hardware startups face unique challenges in bringing their solutions to scale. Learn how one hardware startup succeeded through early stage philanthropy.
The Challenge of Hardware Startups
Inventors and entrepreneurs working on hardware solutions aimed at those living in poverty need early and sustained philanthropic support in order to bring their ideas to fruition.
Here’s Why We’re Optimistic About the Future of the World’s Water
One might feel overwhelmed in the face of these issues. We don’t.
5 Trends That Will Shape Entrepreneurship Education in 2016
What comes next for entrepreneurship education? From our point of view, many challenges remain in the midst of this huge expansion. Here are five trends we’ll be tracking in 2016.
The VentureWell List: 2015
VentureWell is excited to be celebrating 20 years of supporting socially and environmentally sustainable innovation that improves life for people and the planet.
Xcelerator Workshop Insights: Unexpected Pathways to Breakthrough Solutions
Encouraged by the business strategy experts leading the workshop, the team began to think beyond the options they had previously considered.
Doing is the Art of Learning: Lessons from an Xcelerator Workshop
For Dr. Amy Webb-Girard, Xcelerator transformed her vision of the knowledge her students in public heath and nutrition need in order to have a greater impact beyond the university.
Inspired by Xcelerator: Strategic Tools for Institutional Transformation
The resources and planning tools used in Xcelerator extend beyond application to specific projects, with the potential to transform how organizations function to bolster sustainable global change.
University sanitation research enters business world with Xcelerator
There is an ongoing sanitation crisis in the developing world. Inadequate sewage disposal and overflowing latrines are a serious public health concern across the globe.
E-Team Baisikeli Ugunduzi reinvents the wheel
Sturdy bicycle inner tubes for poor consumers who rely on bikes for their livelihood