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Our Vision

To create an economy where barriers are removed, opportunities are abundant, and access is granted for communities to thrive.

About Us

Impact Ventures, is a non-profit organization and start-up accelerator dedicated to creating diverse and inclusive tech ecosystems in the North Texas and beyond. Focusing on the tech pipeline, we work to close the income & wealth gap for underrepresented Women and People of Color through Tech Career Pathways, Inclusive Entrepreneurship, & Venture Capital.

About Us Theory of Change
TECH INCLUSION REIMAGINED

What We Do

Ecosystem Building

We connect, equip, and inspire a community of diverse professionals and entrepreneurs working together to make the tech industry more inclusive and diverse.

Tech Career Pathways

We work to transform hiring practices, expand learning pathways, and build talent pipelines for employers, training partners, and talent seeking career advancement.  

Inclusive Entrepreneurship

We train and develop underrepresented founders through our startup lab and accelerator programs

Venture Capital

We unlock untapped market opportunities by providing a pipeline of diverse talent to our global capital network of angel, venture, and institutional investors.

Help Us Close The Gap

2%
2%
WOMEN & MINORITIES RECEIVED VENTURE CAPITAL IN 2018
228
228
YEARS IT WOULD TAKE TO CLOSE RACIAL WEALTH GAP
36X
36X
TIMES MORE CAPITAL RAISED BY A WHITE MALE VS A BLACK WOMAN
1M
1M
OPEN TECH JOBS PROJECTED BY 2020
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Impact Ventures Set To launch Startup Accelerator Focused On Empowering Women & Minorities in North Texas

Impact Ventures Set To launch Startup Accelerator Focused On Empowering Women & Minorities in North Texas

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Impact Ventures Set To Launch Startup Accelerator Focused On Empowering Women & Minorities in North Texas FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE —  DALLAS, TX, September 2nd, 2019 — Impact Ventures, is set to kick off North Texas’s first minority focused startup accelerator program in March 2020. Applications to participate in the 12-week accelerator have opened and will close November 22nd, 2019. […]

Impact House Launch Partnership with Austin Urban Technology Movement to foster Diversity & Inclusion in Tech across Texas

Impact House Launch Partnership with Austin Urban Technology Movement to foster Diversity & Inclusion in Tech across Texas

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There’s no secret that Texas loves its oil and real estate…However, slowly but surely, Technology is becoming the “new oil” and the digital economy has a fair amount of “square footage” to go around. As we usher in this new wave of digital innovation and the opportunities it presents, we have to be bold and […]

“Dallas Entrepreneur Launches Worlds First Crowdsourced African Language Learning App”

“Dallas Entrepreneur Launches Worlds First Crowdsourced African Language Learning App”

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On most days you can find local tech entrepreneur, Derek Smith diving head first into learning new languages and finding ways to expose his community to the benefits of being multi-lingual in a global society. Derek Smith, while working as a case manager for a local non-profit focused on integrating immigrants into communities throughout DFW, […]

Impact House Kicks off VIP Event to Bring Diversity and Inclusion in Tech to Hack DFW 2019

Impact House Kicks off VIP Event to Bring Diversity and Inclusion in Tech to Hack DFW 2019

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  Contact: Benjamin J. Vann Phone: (469) 708-8115 Email: info@impacthouse.co   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Impact House Kicks off VIP Event to Bring Diversity and Inclusion in Tech to Hack DFW 2019 DALLAS, TX -- January 29, 2019 — Impact House, an early-stage venture accelerator and support ecosystem teams up with Hack DFW to host HackDFW [...]

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