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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 create a more equitable and inclusive economy that reflects the diversity of our world.

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We Accelerate and Invest in All Shades of Genius.

Impact Ventures is a startup accelerator with a mission to eliminate the social and economic barriers for underrepresented Women and Minority Entrepreneurs launching high-growth businesses and social enterprises.

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 entrepreneurial ecosystem, we envision a more equitable and inclusive economy that reflects the diversity of our world.

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Founded in 2017, 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 5 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.

5
Pilots Completed
95
Founders Trained
127
Students Trained
48
Mentors Engaged
37
Events Hosted
2831
People Impacted
We Accelerate and Invest in All Shades of Genius

Our Programs

IV Startup Accelerator

8-week online education program supporting diverse lead tech, tech-enabled, and social impact startups. (Idea to Prototype/MVP preferred)

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IV Growth Accelerator

12-week in-person and online education program supporting diverse lead tech, tech-enabled, and social impact startups. (Seed to Series A preferred)

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TechXConnect

Culturally responsive educational program series designed to empower the 21st century leaders of tomorrow.

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WOMEN & MINORITIES RECEIVED VENTURE CAPITAL IN 2018
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YEARS IT WOULD TAKE TO CLOSE RACIAL WEALTH GAP
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TIMES MORE CAPITAL RAISED BY A WHITE MALE VS A BLACK WOMAN
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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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