Programs & Services

weVENTURE provides a variety of quality programs and services from business eudcation workshops, online entrepreneurial modules, and seminars that assist entrepreneurs and business owners in developing, managing, and growing their businesses.

IGNITE 360® Business Mentoring Program

The three distinctive programs under the IGNITE 360® brand cater to the specific needs of the business and the entrepreneur. IGNITE 360® program directors, managers, mentors, and facilitators have extensive business and program experience that ensure each company receives the appropriate support regardless of revenue, time in business or number of employees.

Learn more about IGNITE 360®.

Business Coaching Program

Whether you are a current business owner or are new to entrepreneurship, you will want the tools and resources to help you identify and overcome common barriers to effectively reach your optimal potential. Our no-cost consultations allow you to meet with an experienced Coach and Business Development Specialist who will guide through the entrepreneurial journey.

Business Education

Check out our upcoming workshops, roundtables and events at weVENTURE.org

weVENTURE Biz Bytes: Launch Your Venture 101

Learn about weVENTURE and attend a no-cost workshop on how to launch your business venture

DreamBuilder Online Entrepreneurial Training: DreamBuilder - English and Spanish program modules

Work for Yourself@50+SM Program

Are you over 50 and looking for ways to improve your current financial situation? Have you ever dreamed of being your own boss? Work for Yourself@50+ has the information you need to succeed.

AARP Foundation's Work for Yourself@50+ initiative will help you gain the knowledge, support, and resources you need to make informed decisions about working for yourself and take the right first steps toward successful self-employment.

The decision to start your own business can be both exciting and daunting. Work for Yourself@50+ breaks the choices down for older adults in an approachable way through five steps:

  • A careful consideration of the potential benefits and risks of working for yourself
  • Exercises to help develop the self-employment idea
  • A realistic overview of what it takes to pursue a self-employment opportunity
  • Guidance to help avoid pitfalls and scams
  • Ways to find trustworthy support and services

weVENTURE powered by Florida Institute of Technology is hosting three free workshops near you on December 6, 2016 in Palm Bay, on February 14, 2017 in Rockledge and on April 4, 2017 (location to be determined).  Call 888-339-5617 to register.  For additional information, visit aarpfoundation.org/workforyourself.

Work for Yourself@50+ is made possible in part through a grant from The Hartford.