faculty initiatives

VentureWell is on a mission to cultivate inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs driven to solve the world’s biggest challenges and create lasting impact. A key means of achieving that success is by supporting faculty initiatives at US institutions of higher education. We support faculty in developing programs that cultivate student innovators and promote institutional change.

Today’s students need to tackle global challenges and be able to turn ideas into practical solutions. VentureWell challenges i&e faculty to pioneer new and better ways of engaging their students in the entrepreneurial process.

Course & Program Grants

Up to $30k grants to support science- and technology-based innovation & entrepreneurship in higher education

Lean Launch Pad

Seminar for entrepreneurship faculty who want to learn the basics of integrating Lean Startup principles into their teaching