An Accessible Startup Curriculum
We’ve open-sourced everything we do - democratize entrepreneurial education. We have curated a comprehensive curriculum tried and tested; with a successful track record. Always improving and growing like the students we support.
Any questions or just want to talk? We’d love to hear from you.
Create a leading student startup accelerator program that has a positive impact on the world and most importantly the people in it.
Our Four Main Goals
iVenture was launched in 2015 by 4 colleges and over half a dozen units all across the University of Illinois Campus. We were founded on four key principles that we utilize to always put students first.
Picking the right students to participate, is the foundation to a successful program.
Assembling a Cohort
What we look at when we’re building a new generation of changemakers.
The Interview Process
Culture is at the heart of what we look for. What to expect when you’re interviewing with us.
Our Vetting Process
Our application process runs over the course of a full year. Learn what goes into it.
No strings attached financial support. We give you money and take no equity - because we want to be on the same side as you
Community is the backbone of everything we do here.
Presenting to the Community
iVenture is focused on peer-to-peer learning. You will learn from other students in diverse industries.
Events and Community
Throughout the school year, you will have numerous opportunities to share your work and meet leading innovators.
We’re actively striving to make entrepreneurship more accessible to everyone.
Our values include inclusion and accessibility. We actively try to create more opportunities for everyone.
...And Why it Matters
Diverse teams are stronger teams. Diverse entrepreneurs inspire and motivate other diverse changemakers.
Helping students give effective updates for better communication
Goals and Big Picture