Our mission is to increase access and reduce barriers to small business ownership, and we know that racism and systemic bias presents a significant barrier for Black business owners and other people of color.
Ventures and the Small Business Administration have been close partners for many years. We are...
Ventures is working to address emerging needs through our relationships with clients, and adapting our programmatic offerings to meet the need.
Leslie Pierson, owner of GoodHangups has been a long-term advocate for small businesses and social enterprises and has worked with Ventures for two years since she discovered InnoVentures.
Ventures is responding to the coronavirus crisis by celebrating our 25th anniversary with a virtual pitch competition featuring local entrepreneurs and small business advocates, with more than $10,000 in cash prizes and other prizes.
Meet our InnoVentures 2020 finalists and judges!
Celebrate our 25th anniversary with a virtual watch party and recipes from a Ventures business owner.
No solo se enfrentan a las mismas preocupaciones de salud y seguridad que todos nosotros, sino que también temen por su seguridad económica.
Not only are they facing the same health and safety concerns that we all do, but they also fear for their economic security.
Being an InnoVentures judge allows me to see Ventures’ entrepreneurs come full-circle: from before creating a feasible business plan to their current success and vision for future growth.