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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Carving Out a New Career

Venture Center helps Steven Kettenhoven elevate his woodworking business

Carving Out a New Career

Steve Kettenhoven’s passion for woodworking began 30-plus years ago. Today, he is making a living off of woodworking and the FVTC Venture...
Open for Business: Fire Starter

Open for Business: Fire Starter

In the final project for the Business Start-up & Launch Experience class, students are required to come up with a comprehensive business plan....
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Fox Valley Technical College
5 Systems Drive
P.O. Box 2277
Appleton, WI 54912-2277

Email: Venture Center
P: 920-996-2949


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