SunTrust Awards $10K Grant to weVENTURE’s IGNITE 360 Program

November 1, 2016 – weVENTURE, the Central Florida-based organization launched at Florida Institute of Technology and focused on accelerating sustainable business growth for entrepreneurs, has been awarded a $10,000 grant from SunTrust to benefit its IGNITE 360® Business Mentoring Program. IGNITE addresses finance management as a core component to business sustainability and expansion. It was developed as a proprietary program … Read More

weVENTURE Fundraiser Nov. 3 at Florida Tech

Sharing the Gift of Success’ to Benefit Entrepreneurs, Local Businesses MELBOURNE, FLA. — weVENTURE, a Central Florida-based organization launched at Florida Institute of Technology and focused on accelerating sustainable business growth for entrepreneurs, will host its annual fundraiser from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in the Harltley Room on the second floor of the university’s Denius Student Center. Called Sharing the … Read More

Erica Lemp Named Executive Director of weVENTURE

Florida Tech-Based Organization Welcomes Former CareerSource Brevard Manager  MELBOURNE, FLA. (October 18, 2016) – Erica Lemp is the new executive director of weVENTURE, a Central Florida-based organization launched at Florida Institute of Technology and focused on accelerating sustainable business growth for entrepreneurs. Lemp, who started in mid-October, comes to weVENTURE after serving as CareerSource Brevard’s community resources manager for the past two … Read More

FLORIDA TODAY EDGE Blog: Helping Others, Helping the Community

As a single mother of three daughters, I have to admit my energy and enthusiasm for taking on any more responsibilities is at absolute zero. But, there’s a core of nonprofits in Brevard County doing important work who are dependent on overworked people like yourselves to pitch in every once in awhile. I know this, because I run one of … Read More

FLORIDA TODAY EDGE Blog: Education VS Inequality

I raise up my voice not so that I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard.” -Malala Yousafzai It has been said that in the fight against inequality your greatest weapon is an education. I find this saying to hold true no matter the form that inequality takes; from socioeconomic, to civil rights, to women’s … Read More

FLORIDA TODAY EDGE Blog: Power of the People

“By voting, we add our voice to the chorus that forms opinions and the basis for actions.”                                                                               – Secretary General of … Read More

FLORIDA TODAY EDGE Blog: The Power of Collaboration

“Two heads are better than one.” I know the old maxims are cliche, but they stick with us for hundreds of years for a reason; because they tend to be true. But not always in the the way we’re expecting. One of the unexpected benefits of collaborating with others is self awareness. Collaboration brings to light what each team member’s … Read More