Programs & Services

weVENTURE provides a variety of quality programs and services from business mentoring and coaching, to 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®.

 

Women's Business Center Program

weVENTURE's Women's Business Center Program provides no cost, one-on-one consultations, and no-cost and low-cost business education and purposeful networking opportunities to women entrepreneurs and business owners in Brevard, Indian River and St. Lucie Counties.

The Women's Business Center Program is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.  We 

Connect with a partner who is committed to your success and get started today at 321-674-7007 or weVENTURE@fit.edu

Business Coaching Services

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. The Women's Business Center Program at weVENTURE, in collaboration with Florida Tech's Nathan M. Bisk College of Business and the Center for Entrepreneurship and New Business Development, and the University Business Incubator, provide these service to entrepreneurs in our community.

Business Education

We offer a variety of quality business education workshops that assist entrepreneurs in developing, managing, and growing their businesses.

At no-cost, we offer:

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

AARP Foundation - 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 at Florida Tech is hosting a free workshop near you on May 15, 2017 at Florida Tech on 3011 S. Babcock Street, Room 227. Call 888-339-5617 to register. For additional information, visit aarpfoundation.org/workforyourselfWork for Yourself@50+ is made possible in part through a grant from The Hartford.

SBA Workshops - The WBC program is host to several SBA workshops throughout the year which allow our clients learn more about SBA programs and services, SBA loan programs, and Elements of a Business Plan.

At low-cost, we offer:

Biz Bytes: Launch Your Venture 101

Learn about weVENTURE and attend a low-cost workshop on how to launch your business venture. During the year, we offer Biz Byte Specialty Workshops on a variety of business related topics presented by subject matter experts. (Cost is $12.50)

Strong Coffee, Strong Women

Fueled by caffeine and passion, this morning networking event is for women who are focused on achieving something fresh and new for their business and themselves. A quarterly event.