VentureWell, E-Team Grant


The E-Team Program provides opportunities for entrepreneurs still in college by providing early-stage funding, training, coaching, and investment. Check out this program here to find out more about how to become an E-Team and gain support developing your innovative ideas!

Apply by January 27th, 2016 to qualify!

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The E-Team Program offers:

  • Up to $25k in grant funding
  • $50k matching investment opportunity for select teams
  • Experiential training and coaching on how to develop your venture
  • Initial validation of your venture
  • Entry into a network of like-minded student entrepreneurs
  • Access to mentors
  • Opportunity to participate in our Open Minds event, a national showcase of student innovation



BMEidea Competition

Attention biomedical and bioengineering students! Do you have a solution to a real world medical problem? You could win up to $10,000 in BMEidea competition.

BMEidea is a premier competition in the nation that focuses on health-related technology that addresses a real clinical need. The top prizes are $10,000, $5,000, and $2,500.

The deadline for entries is Friday, April 4, 2015. The award ceremony is in June of 2015.

Entries are judged on:

  • technical, economic and regulatory feasibility
  • contribution to human health and quality of life
  • technological innovation
  • potential for commercialization

There is an additional competition for undergraduates specifically called BMEStart. The deadline for this competition is May 22, 2015.  For more information click here.

VentureWell: Apply for the E-Team Program!


Do you want to impact the world? Do you have an idea that could do just that?

The VentureWell E-Team may be the perfect opportunity for you. This program wants to empower college aged entrepreneurs through providing resources of up to $75,000 in funding and excellent coaching.

If you  have a university-based, student-led team that is developing an important technology, considering applying for the E-Team

Get your venture funded! Deadline October 3rd!

Get your venture funded

Have a great start-up that needs funding? VentureWell has funded many great start-ups, and they are looking for more great ventures to invest in. If you are part of a university-based, student-led team that solves important problems for people and the planet, and you want to create a revenue-generating approach to getting your product into the market then this is the program for you!

APPLY HERE for VentureWell’s E-team program

What are the benefits?

  • Up to $25K in grant funding
  • Training and coaching on commercialization and venture development
  • $50K investment opportunity for eligible teams
  • Entry into a network of like-minded student entrepreneurs
  • Access to experts, advisors, and mentors
  • Opportunity to participate in the national Open Minds innovator showcase



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