Venture Center, Small Business & Entrepreneurship


Small businesses and entrepreneurs are the backbone of a growing economy and are critically important to the Fox Valley region. Education and training is a critical key to success in business. 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.

Customized Training Services

If you don’t see a topic to match your needs, we’ll design a solution custom made for you. Flexible Delivery Options include training at your location, FVTC facilities or online.

  • Business Plan Consultation & Business Development
  • Business Start-up for Specialized Markets
  • Corporate Innovation Accelerator & Innovation Accelerator for Small Business
  • Small Business Skills
  • Succession Visioning & Planning


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Seminars & Scheduled Training

Grow the skills of your employees with cost-effective seminars and scheduled training. Choose from a multitude of seminars designed for working adults and professionals.

Popular seminars and scheduled training options include:

  • E-seed Express: Entrepreneurship Training
  • Explore Starting a Business
  • Intro to the Selling Platform
  • Marketing Made Lean
  • Social Media for Small Business
  • Work for Yourself @50+

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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).