Collective Gratitude: VentureWell Community Reflects on Power of Connection
Read Thanksgiving reflections from the VentureWell community.
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.
Startup Horror Stories: Scary Situations Entrepreneurs Can Avoid With Stress Tests
Frightened to fail? Face your fears! Download a free stress test to identify your startup’s vulnerabilities and brainstorm contingency plans.
7 Steps to Formulating a Successful Exit Strategy
VentureWell’s Christina Tamer identified some important steps startups should take when creating an exit strategy.
Sanergy: Solving the Sanitation Crisis, One Toilet at a Time
Sanergy builds healthy, prosperous communities by making hygienic sanitation affordable and accessible throughout Africa’s informal settlements.
Drinkwell: Cleaning Water, Generating a Profit
VentureWell E-Team Drinkwell is transforming the world’s water crisis into entrepreneurial opportunity.
Impact Inventing: SiNode Systems’ Approach to Sustainable Energy
VentureWell E-Team SiNode Systems developed technology that enables longer-lasting, faster-charging Lithium-ion batteries.
Three Lessons Young Innovators Can Learn from Theranos’ Mistakes
Christina Tamer offers guidance on how early-stage startups can avoid making business and ethical mistakes.
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.
The Five Biggest Challenges Faced by Student Entrepreneurs
We fund some of the nation’s earliest and brightest innovators and entrepreneurs—university students looking to bring inventions to market in order to effect worthwhile social change. This is not an easy proposition.