Our Membership is a large and vibrant network of academic institutions, organizations, and individuals committed to supporting s&t innovators and entrepreneurs.
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. Through collaborating, learning, and sharing of best practices, the VentureWell Membership network strengthens the overall ecosystem and better enables innovators to create real social and environmental impact through invention.
Networking & Collaboration
VentureWell fosters a growing network of individuals and institutions interested in moving the field forward and strengthening the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Access a complete directory and connect with a community of like-minded members on our membership portal, coming soon!
Discounts & Recognition
VentureWell Members receive global prestige and recognition through our programs and initiatives.
VentureWell Members also receive a substantial discount on the registration fee for OPEN. Check out the OPEN website for more information.
University Grants & Funding
Those belonging to member institutions are eligible to apply for grants and funding!
Students can apply for E-Team Program grants of up to $25k, given to student teams looking to commercialize new technologies.
Faculty can apply for Faculty grants of up to $30k, given to faculty to integrate entrepreneurial skills into curricula.
Tools & Resources
Our Membership Portal features a wealth of information, providing educators, inventors, and entrepreneurs with the tools they need to succeed.
From innovator trainings to program case studies, members are able to share and learn emerging best practices in the rapidly evolving field of entrepreneurship education.
College or University ($999/year)
The membership level that packs the most value, this level allows all members of an academic institution to receive member benefits. Institution Memberships are ideal for research institutions with active technology transfer programs and colleges exploring the teaching of applied innovation. (US only. Billed annually.)
This membership allows eligibility for one individual to receive member benefits. Individual Memberships are ideal for those committed to offering their students the most innovative, entrepreneurial education and those wanting to connect with the larger I+E community. (Billed in monthly installments of $35.)
It’s a pretty easy comparison.
Questions? Read the membership FAQ.