weVENTURE at Florida Institute of Technology is a non-profit organization that ventures to accelerate sustainable business growth for entrepreneurs. weVENTURE’s Women’s Business Center Program is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Since their establishment in 2007 in Melbourne, Florida, they’ve trained over 10,000 businesses and helped over 62 business owners grow and expand their businesses through the Ignite360 Mentoring Program. They were also recognized as a Women’s Business Center of Excellence by the U.S. Small Business Administration as part of its 2018 District and State of Florida Small Business Week Awards.
“We are thrilled to be receiving this honor. Small businesses truly are the backbone of our economy and we are committed to facilitating their success,” said weVENTURE Executive Director Erica Lemp. “This award recognizes not only our innovative programs and the work of our staff, but also the countless volunteer business mentors and advisors who make these programs so successful.”
weVENTURE provides a variety of programs and services including: Ignite 360 Business Mentoring Program, Women’s Business Center, ATHENA NextGen, and Kauffman Fast Trac.
We celebrate community partner weVENTURE! For more information, please visit: https://weventure.fit.edu/