Venture Center, Small Business & Entrepreneurship


The Fox Valley Technical College Venture Center is where small businesses clarify vision, streamline operations, and minimize wasteful steps. From international clients, to large corporations and medium-sized firms, to non-profits, the FVTC Venture Center creates customized strategic planning and entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, innovation and business training that gets results. Contact us today for a conversation about what you’re experiencing and how we can help.

Featured Customized Training

  • +Virtual: Small Business & Entrepreneurship Online/Virtual

    Select small business & entrepreneurship topics are available virtually for your remote workforce. New options are added as demand warrants with all available in a live, interactive format.

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  • Business Feasibility & Exploration Online/Virtual

    Have you ever wondered if your business idea is feasible or your plans for expanding into new markets are viable? Work with business advisors from the [FVTC Venture Center]( or attend one of our complimentary 'explore' sessions to learn what type of assistance and support is available. Services are tailored to business startups and existing ventures exploring new business models.

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  • Business Plan Consultation & Business Development Online/Virtual

    *E-seed™* provides practical tools to prepare a business plan that can be applied immediately to your startup or existing business. Gain awareness and expand your entrepreneurial and small business skills with this hands-on and interactive series. *E-seed™* is offered in a 13-week format with additional business planning and consultation services available for small groups or through personal assistance.

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  • Business Start-up for Specialized Markets Online/Virtual

    Learn how to research, startup and promote your business in a niche market. The [FVTC Venture Center]( has developed several specialized services for entrepreneurs that have identified a gap in the markets or want to put a local twist on a national business trend. Explore further to learn about the customized training and seminar series available turn your passion into a business.

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  • Consultation & Advisory Services Online/Virtual

    The [FVTC Venture Center]( and its many business partners meets your needs by providing a practical, hands-on, common sense approach to your small business - *whether just starting out or ready to grow*. We offer one-on-one small business services in common areas of interest and have a resource network of partners to address specialized needs. Request a consultation and start planning how you will take your enterprise to the next level.

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  • Corporate Innovation Accelerator Online/Virtual

    Success in today's business environment requires innovation and speed to market. Entrepreneurs in all sectors are combining their business savvy with creativity to swiftly and successfully enter and compete in the marketplace. The Venture Center's team of entrepreneurs turned intrapreneurs are committed to creating a customized approach to improve your company's intraprenuerial spirit and business results. Contact the [FVTC Venture Center]( today to learn more about intrapreneurship training options and approaches.

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  • Entrepreneurship & Small Business Programming Online/Virtual

    The demand for entrepreneurship education has never been greater. Partner with [FVTC Venture Center]( entrepreneurship educators to develop entrepreneur and small business programming for your community. Make the proven *E-seed™* startup experience part of your regional economic development strategy.

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  • Innovation Accelerator for Small Business Online/Virtual

    Most small business owners launch and build their business around their technical expertise. That's a start, but does it position you for long-term success and sustainability? This unique, innovative training experience uses business modeling to look at your organization and its potential from a different perspective. Leave the interactive workshop with a renewed vision of what is, what can be, and a roadmap for creating tomorrow's successful enterprise.

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  • Small Business Skills Online/Virtual

    You've heard it before - *use the right tool for the right job*. But you don't need to own all the tools in your business toolbox and that's where FVTC small business and entrepreneurship training can help. Our resource team can connect you with business planning assistance and experts who can provide training, technical assistance and consultation for your developing enterprise. Topics include feasibility analysis, marketing, social media, small business software applications, sales, small business finance and more.

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  • Succession Visioning & Planning Online/Virtual

    Small business owners benefit from creating a strong, well communicated and commonly understood succession plan and exit strategy for their business. Experience a two-day partnered process that will create peace of mind about your future and the future of your company.

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    Fox Valley Technical College offers a broad range of small business marketing and promotion topics for the marketing professional, entrepreneur or small business owner. Explore the many facets of email marketing, website design and integrated promotional strategy to reach existing and new customers. Many of these services can be delivered right at your business or worksite.

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Fox Valley Technical College
5 Systems Drive
P.O. Box 2277
Appleton, WI 54912-2277


Email: Venture Center
P: 920-735-2525



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