Venture Café was amongst the first convenors to transition to virtual programming as the pandemic emerged, and similarly, in 2022, we were also amongst the first to reintroduce largescale physical events as the virus receded.
Being there to support our communities when and how they need is something we pride ourselves on.
I believe we all share a view that the world faces many challenges. I believe we also share a view that there are relatively few obvious avenues to fix these problems, but that one avenue, arguably the most promising avenue, that can address many… is innovation.
New, creative ideas implemented at scale have the power to solve global problems. New genetic technologies cure diseases. New energy technologies cleanly power our communities and farms. New ways to spread and share information and promote learning and understanding, and make everything around us operate more efficiently, with less waste.
Venture Café is, and has always been a place for people to come together and share solutions like this, to find like-minded individuals, and to open doors to make solutions and ideas like this have a better chance of seeing the light of day. Past and present Venture Café participants have done all of these things. And these technologies move the needle.
Globally, we have empowered over 600K innovators, creatives, developers and civicminded leaders for nearly 15 years in 11 cities around the world, building a global community of communities.
Once people get to know Venture Café, they quickly realize that it is a vital, needed component of any innovation ecosystem. I encourage you to discover why!
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We are an out of the box solution that has been named by the Brookings Institute and Startup Genome as a best practice for activating innovation ecosystems. Venture Café is a community builder, an educational platform and a world class tool that engages and amplifies your innovation ecosystem.
Are you ready to hit the ground running? Our suite of systems and services will help you do just that. By teaming up with us, you’ll not only tap into our powerful brand equity and assets, but also gain access to our rapidly growing global network, top-notch training, and unparalleled knowledge-sharing resources. Together, we’ll engineer serendipity locally that creates impact globally. Our expertise + your market insights = change.
At Venture Café, we’re passionate about the transformative power of partnerships. As your long-term ally, we’ll help you maximize your community’s strengths and drive lasting impact in your city.
We’re building a global movement to change the world through innovation. Will you join us?