What is InnoVentures?

InnoVentures 2022 puts small businesses in the spotlight to develop and present on a new product/service, process, or strategy that would strengthen their businesses. Through training and support from pitch coaches, InnoVentures gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to create a professional five-minute pitch for their business. The goal is to help small business owners gain confidence and public speaking skills as a business owner while competing for prizes. All participants receive a prize with first place winning $7,000.

Who can participate?

All graduates of Ventures’ 8-week Business Basics Course or Business Development Training are invited to apply. See the InnoVentures Applicant page for eligibility criteria.

When is InnoVentures?

The InnoVentures 2022 Finals will be held both in-person and virtually on October 27, 2022 from 6pm-8:30pm PST. The in-person event will be held at Washington Hall and will be livestreamed to anyone who wants to watch. If you’re interested in attending the event at Washington Hall or watching virtually, click the “Purchase Tickets” link below!

InnoVentures Timeline