Venture Program for Entrepreneurial & Business Success

About Venture 

Venture is a one-stop-shop for business owners, entrepreneurs, and business & organizational leaders, where they will find access and information for business-related resources. These services and resources aide in business start-up, growth and expansion. Whether you have a business that has been around for generations, are just coming up with a business idea, or want to add to your business acumen, Venture holds the key to your success. 


We're here to provide the resources and tools needed to start, sustain and grow your business. 

FastTrac is a 10-week all encompassing entrepreneur course, facilitated by Growth Dimensions, designed to take aspiring or existing entrepreneurs from start to finish in their entrepreneur journey.

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Compass is a regional tool, developed by professional organizations to provide a roadmap for aspiring and existing business owners. Compass partners are committed to the success of entrepreneurs, by guiding them to the best network resources throughout their business cycle.

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The Small Business Development Center, covering the Rockford Region and Boone County, provides a vast array of technical assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs. 

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Transform Rockford is a catalyst for real change and a source for our community members to share their ideas and implement them in order to improve the social and economic well-being of our region.

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Tune in to the Innov8 & Cre8 Podcast, as local entrepreneurs give insight to business ownership.

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Accelerating Creatives & Entrepreneurs (ACE) Conference and Expo brings together trusted business resources, speakers and peers all into one place.

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