Are you ready for business? The first step to join our programs is to attend an Orientation.

Ready to launch or grow your business?

Join us at Orientation to learn more about Ventures’ small business programs. You will receive an overview of our course offerings, capital products, incubators, and resources. Afterward, you will have the opportunity to apply for our cornerstone eight-week Business Basics Course that teaches you the fundamental principles of running a business. Ventures hosts Orientations in South Seattle and in the Puget Sound area throughout the year.

Participation Requirements

  • You meet our income guidelines
  • You have one focused for-profit business idea
  • You have experience or training that relates to the business you want to open
  • You are 18 or older