Fox Valley Technical College Venture Center

FVTC’s Venture Center is where startups and small businesses go to streamline their vision and operations, launch and grow their businesses 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.

About

FVTC’s Venture Center is where startups and small businesses go to streamline their vision and operations, launch and grow their businesses 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.

Small businesses and entrepreneurs are the backbone of a growing economy and are critically important to the Wisconsin economy. Education and training is a critical key to success in business. The FVTC Venture Center customized strategic planning, entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, innovation and business training that gets results. Whether you want in-depth training or just a refresher, we have relevant, interactive, small business and entrepreneurial-focused seminars and workshops throughout the year. Elevate your business management skillsets and get the resources you need to keep improving and realizing your business’ goals.

Contact us today for a conversation about what you’re experiencing and how we can help.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Succession Planning
  • Diversification
  • Business Plan Consulting (Specialty)
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Forming a Business
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Crowdfunding
  • Loans
  • Debt Funding
  • Equity Funding
  • Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Microloans

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Apprenticeship
  • Workforce Training (Specialty)
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Employee Development

Import and Export Assistance

  • Networking/Exploring Exporting
  • Trade Education and Training (Specialty)

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education (Specialty)

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • High Tech Development
  • Manufacturing Development
  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)
  • Augmented / Virtual Reality and Holographics

Marketing and Sales

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Website Development

Mentoring

  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Strategic Planning

Space and Equipment

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Technical Assistance

  • Virtual Consulting and Online Services
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Website Development

Training and Education

  • Online Courses and Videos
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)
  • International Trade Education and Training

Accelerators, Incubators, and Hubs

  • Accelerator
  • Incubator
  • Entrepreneurial Hub (Specialty)

Events and Community Building

  • Hackathon / Startup Week or Weekends
  • Pitch Events (Specialty)
  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
  • Competitions and Awards