“weVENTURE's mission is to accelerate sustainable business growth for women entrepreneurs.”
We aim to be the leading regional voice and resource for igniting the economic power of women through leadership and entrepreneurship.
Contact weVENTURE today and get a partner who is committed to your success.
weVENTURE offers targeted, highly-effective programs to start-ups, emerging businesses, and second-stage growth-oriented companies, that are designed to establish a strong foundation for business growth and success.
Our Women's Business Center Program offers:
- No-cost and Low-cost Workshops to Enhance Your Business Skills
- No-cost 1-1 Consultation with a Business Specialist
- A Business Coaching Program
- Purposeful Networking with Other Small Businesses Owners and Professionals
Our IGNITE 360® Mentoring Program offers:
IGNITE 360® is the signature mentoring program of weVENTURE Powered by Florida Institute of Technology that equips entrepreneurs with the knowledge, resources and relationships required to solve critical business problems and develop effective strategies to outperform the competition while advancing to the next level of sustainable growth.
- IGNITE 360® Transitions: Created especially for organizations that need strategy before growth or change.
- IGNITE 360® Advantage: For companies that are committed to growth.
- IGNITE 360® Premier: For large companies that are focused on transformational activities.
Our ATHENA NextGen Women's Thought Leadership Series offers:
ATHENA NextGen® is a collaborative forum where participants enhance their professional and personal development skills through a series of eight sessions, on morning a month. participants take a :deeper dive" and learn about the ATHENA's eight Principles of Enlightened leadership. Program is for emerging female leaders and mid-early career professionals.
Networking at weVENTURE is comprised of special interest groups sharing experiences, good practices, and lessons learned. We host events such as Strong Coffee, Strong Women, and support local business events. This environment brings together individuals and small businesses with mutual interests. It strengthens community bonds, enhances individual careers and builds bridges between businesses.
Special conferences and events are held throughout the year. These conferences, such as the Impact Business & Leadership Summit, focus on a variety of topics whether it be business and leadership, marketing, networking, or balancing work and family.
weVENTURE depends on corporate and private sponsorships to support the delivery of our innovative mentoring programs and award-winning training curriculum that builds local businesses and the communities they serve.
weVENTURE is on the third floor of the Commons building which is located on the campus of Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida. The physical address is 3011 S. Babcock Street #340, Melbourne, FL 32901, the office number is 321-674-7007, and you can contact us at weVENTURE@fit.edu. weVENTURE is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and is an outreach of the Office of Economic Development and External Relations.