Venture Center

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Thinking of starting your own business? Looking to grow your current business? Want to create intrapreneurs out of your employees? FVTC’s Venture Center is where startups and small businesses go to streamline their operations and vision, launch themselves intelligently, and minimize wasteful steps.

Through our training and one-on-one mentoring we help companies streamline everything from internal operations to external launches eliminating costly missteps or missing the target entirely.

Venture Center clients gain exclusive access to our international network of providers, vendors, and resources, that are second to none.

Businesses launched per year.
Average since 2000.
More than 600 businesses launched since 2000.
Potential entrepreneurs & business owners connect with the Venture Center annually.

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The Business of Worms

Venture Center helps Connor Freimuth dig into new business

The Business of Worms

Connor Freimuth was working for his family’s business when an unexpected conversation wormed its way into his life and steered him toward a...
Announcing the Winners of the Fox Trap Pitch Event

Student entrepreneurs propose business ideas to panel of judges

Announcing the Winners of the Fox Trap Pitch Event

Four FVTC students and aspiring entrepreneurs have some extra cash in the bank after competing in the 7th annual Fox Trap Pitch Event, held...
A Green Thumb for Business

Entrepreneurship training helps a succulent plant business grow

A Green Thumb for Business

Wei Phoebe credits the beauty of succulent plants for helping her through an emotionally challenging time during the pandemic. She also...
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Fox Valley Technical College
5 Systems Drive
P.O. Box 2277
Appleton, WI 54912-2277


Email: Venture Center
P: 920-735-2525



The Venture Center and FVTC are members of the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE).