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Summer 2024

The Venture Readiness Program is a 6-week program designed for high-growth tech or tech-enabled startup founders. Tech is an incredible path for entrepreneurs to build wealth today, but it comes with its own challenges. This program gives you the tools and strategies to be the next disrupter in the tech space.

Tech/Tech-Enabled Sectors (including):

  • FinTech
  • Security
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Law
  • Real Estate

This 6-week virtual program covers the following topics:

  • Legal, Regulatory & Compliance Considerations
  • Sales, Advertising, & Influencers
  • Marketing Tools & Templates
  • Marketing & Brand Strategy
  • Operations
  • Supply Chain/Sourcing

Eligible participants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a for-profit business
  • Owned and operated by underestimated entrepreneur (i.e. Woman, Person of Color, Veteran, or low-to-moderate individuals)
  • Minimum of 2 years in business with at least $25K in revenue or 2+ employees
  • Willingness and availability to commit 10-12 hours a week on their business

What to expect:

  • Weekly educational training sessions
  • Dedicated advisor mentor for the duration of the program
  • Access to 60+ subject matter experts
  • Peer-to-Peer learning/assessments
  • IV staff office hours
  • Business Perks and savings
  • PR and visibility
  • Corporate pro-bono support
  • Alumni program induction to assist in continuous growth
  • Eligible for grants up to $10k
  • Eligible for loans up to $50k

Donna Henry

For more information and questions, please email Donna Henry, Sr. Director of Programs

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“It only takes one person to have an idea, but it takes a village to turn an idea into a successful enterprise that changes the world”
Benjamin J. Vann, Founder & CEO, Impact Ventures