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Genius is evenly distributed, however opportunity and access is not.

We Accelerate and Invest in All Shades of Genius

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Our Vision:
To build a more equitable and inclusive economy
that reflects the diversity of the world around us.

About Us

We Accelerate and Invest in All Shades of Genius.

Impact Ventures is a non-profit organization and startup accelerator with a mission to accelerate and invest in all shades of genius. We work to build a critical mass of high-growth, investment ready startups lead by underrepresented Women and Founders of Color.

We believe diversity and inclusion is the engine that drives innovation and technology is our greatest equalizer in closing the gender and racial wealth divide. By diversifying the tech + entrepreneurial ecosystem, we aim to achieve our vision of building a more equitable and inclusive economy that reflects the diversity of the world around us.

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Founded in 2016, Impact Ventures has been laying the foundation and blueprint for creating inclusive tech + entrepreneur ecosystems for underrepresented Women and Minorities seeking to break into the tech industry. After successfully completed 4 pilot initiatives, We are set to kick off  our Flagship Accelerator Program. We invite you to join us as we scale our work in North Texas and beyond.

4
Pilot Initiatives
1400+
People Impacted
125+
K-12 Students Impacted
10
Fourtune 500 Companies
48
Mentors Engaged
We Accelerate and Invest in All Shades of Genius

Our Programs

TechXConnect

We equip and empower the next generation of diverse students and educators to become the 21st century thinkers and leaders of tomorrow.

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IV Accelerator

We train and develop underrepresented entrepreneurs providing the critical tools and resources necessary to compete in todays’ economy.

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IV Institute

We provide the latest research, data and insights on building inclusive tech + entrepreneur ecosystems and pipelines to prepare todays’ economy for tomorrow.

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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 Accelerator Programs equip underrepresented founders with the coaching, curriculum, capital, connections, and community to turn audacious ideas into sustainable ventures.

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