• Inclusive ecosystem builders

    Startups, Entrepreneurs, Investors and Innovators

  • What We Do

    Venture Catalysts is a 501c3 non-profit that builds inclusive ecosystems through strategic support for large scale entrepreneurship events and growth programs.

  • WHAT WE'VE ALREADY DONE

  • The Impact

    23,000

    Attendees / Participants

    69%

    Diverse Founders

    Largest Inaugural

    Startup Week in the Country

    10+

    Founded Companies

    Most Diverse

    Startup Week in the Country

    $1M+

    Company Funding Raised

  • ENTRY & GROWTH

    Attract Talent to Enter or Scale Within The Ecosystem

    Detroit Startup Week

    5-Day Celebration of Detroit Entrepreneurship

    Detroit Startup Weekend

    3-Day Business Hackathon

  • ACCELERATION

    Cohort Programs Accelerating Early-Stage Growth

    Startup Boost Detroit

    6-Week Pre-Accelerator

     

     

    Backstage Detroit Accelerator

    3-Month Early Stage Accelerator

     

     

  • ECOSYSTEM DEVELOPMENT

    Strategic Support for Founders, Mentors and Peers

    AfroTech Detroit

    2-Day AfroTech experience dedicated to highlighting Detroit as a technological hub for innovation and entrepreneurship.

    Founders Dinner

    Bi-monthly Invite Only Dinners For Founders

    Venture Catalysts Fellows

    Ecosystem Builders Partners & Mentorship Program

  • HIGH GROWTH ACCELERATION

    Second-Stage Acceleration, Partnerships + Founder Support

    Founders Fund

    Founder Sponsored Fund

  • What IS Next

    Upcoming Events & Partnerships

    Detroit Startup Week - Free 5 Day Celebration of Detroit Entrepreneurship

    Detroit Startup Week

    June 17 - 21, 2019

    Venture Catalysts partners with Techstars to bring one of the largest Startup Week conferences to Detroit for the 4th Year.

  • Startup CAPITAL PARTNERS

  • PROGRAM PARTNERS & SPONSORS

  • Venture Catalysts ecosystem Builders

  • venture catalysts - Venture Partners

  • Connect With Us

    1420 Washington Blvd., #301
    Detroit, MI 48226

    solutions@venturecatalysts.co

  • INQUIRIES

    What Can We Help You Solve?

    1420 Washington Blvd., #301, Detroit, MI 48226
    248-633-8514