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.
Why our Microenterprise Home Kitchens proposal "died" in the state legislature this year.
Here’s to 2019! Let’s take a moment to look back on our best year yet of empowering entrepreneurs with limited resources and unlimited potential.
JP Morgan Chase funded the expansion of Ventures commercial kitchen, pop-up, and gift show programs.
Curious about Ventures first-ever policy proposal? Our "tamale bill" would legalize home cooking and create a place in the formal economy for our early-stage food entrepreneurs.
Making a donation one way you can advocate for a more equitable society. Your gift says that you care whether or not your neighbor can make ends meet.
Ventures and The Riveter are hosting a happy hour and panel discussion with LGBTQ+ founders on how they built their businesses on June 25th.
How has our advocacy increased access and reduced barriers for Ventures entrepreneurs? Where have we fallen short? What are other ways that we can make a positive impact in our community?
Ventures’ secret recipe for success: “A pinch of passion and brilliant idea, a teaspoon of training, 3 tablespoons of coaching, 2 ½ cups of incubation and 4 bags of capital.”
Big enough to help and small enough to care. That is how one survey respondent described working with the City of Burien in the 2018 Burien Business Survey.