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Are you experienced in the field of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Commercialization, or Tech/Innovation-based Economic Development and/or Ecosystem Building? Are you passionate about enhancing inclusive innovation ecosystems? Do you want to join a dynamic and growing Innovation Ecosystems team? If so, VentureWell has an exciting opportunity for you!
VentureWell is growing and seeking individuals who are interested in working with innovation ecosystem leaders to develop, and implement strategies, programs, and services that will advance inclusive innovation and entrepreneurship in regional ecosystems. This includes fostering critical relationships with higher education administrators, tech transfer professionals, DEI advocates, researchers and economic development practitioners to create and sustain equitable growth in various regions across the country. Candidates should have a proven track record in orchestrating partnerships to position higher education institutions and STEM innovators as key partners in nascent and developed ecosystems.
The Innovation Ecosystems team is responsible for collaborating and interfacing with ecosystem leaders (universities, innovation intermediaries, workforce developers, investors, and federal agencies) to drive equitable and inclusive innovative ecosystems. We strive to advance the impact of regional partnership networks by supporting higher education institutions as catalysts for effective ecosystem building. We do this by providing funding, technical assistance, convenings, trainings, strategic guidance, network management, and thought partnership. We value staff members who are curious, committed to environmental sustainability, and have experience (either through work or personal life) working with marginalized groups affected by racism, sexism, or classism.
We are currently seeking candidates with domain experience in fields related to tech/innovation-based economic development, technology transfer, STEM-focused entrepreneurship & talent development, venture capital/funding, Intellectual Property, university-industry partnerships. This role may be required to travel up to 20% of the time.
We have several positions available, including:
Relevant experience could include: