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.
Growing Your Institution’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystem
What’s the secret behind developing an I&E ecosystem? We spoke with faculty and administrators on integrating I&E into engineering education on their campuses.
Three Things We Can Do to Make Entrepreneurship More Inclusive
Science- and technology-based innovation and entrepreneurship is rightly seen as a fundamental driver of American prosperity, but underrepresentation of women and people of color occurs along every step of the I&E process.
Faculty Spotlight: Mary Raber
Mary Raber highlights her impact on the Michigan Tech innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem and talks about what drives her work.
You Built It. Did They Come?
Do the innovation spaces being built on campuses around the country prepare better graduates? Here are some tips on assessing learning spaces.
How the Business Model Canvas Works: Living Umbrella
Living Umbrella created a comic that shows how the NSF I-Corps™ Program helped them create a successful business using the Business Model Canvas.
What Does Beer Have to Do with Campus Change?
The Pathways to Innovation program is a community of faculty dedicated to transforming their institutions through innovation and entrepreneurship education.
Eight Things You Should Be Doing When Starting an Entrepreneurship Program
Tips from veteran entrepreneurship educators on what they wished they’d known when they started their entrepreneurship programs.
Lessons from 20 Years of Invention, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship
Birthdays are a good time to celebrate accomplishments and reflect on what you’ve learned.
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.
How to grow your institution’s innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem
We spoke with faculty and administrators from across the country with decades of experience integrating I&E into engineering education on their campuses.