weVENTURE Fundraiser Nov. 3 at Florida Tech

Posted by on Thursday, October 20th, 2016 and is filed under .

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 Gift of Success, the event supports weVENTURE programs and services for ‘womenpreneurs’ and business owners across Central Florida. Attendees will hear testimonials from past and present weVENTURE clients regarding their personal experiences of growth fueled by weVENTURE programs. The event will also provide networking opportunities with some of the community’s foremost business leaders.

Live entertainment, hors d’oeuvres, and raffles will also be featured.

Tickets are $65 per person. All proceeds go directly to the weVENTURE fundHER campaign. This initiative provides scholarship support to local businesswomen interested in participating in weVENTURE business education workshops and purposeful networking events who may not have the financial resources to do so.

“With the support of the community, weVENTURE amplifies ‘womenpreneurs’ to accelerate sustainable business-growth models,” said weVENTURE Executive Director Erica Lemp. “This is a truly inspiring celebration that opens doors for next-generation entrepreneurs and business owners.”

To learn more about Sharing the Gift of Success or to register, visit http://weventure.fit.edu/events/success.php.


weVENTURE (formerly the Women’s Business Center), launched in 2007 at Florida Institute of Technology, accelerates growth for entrepreneurs by providing customized coaching, business education, mentorship and networking programs. weVENTURE has two Central Florida locations (Melbourne and Rockledge) and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. For more information, or to register for weVENTURE courses and mentorship programs, visit. www.weventure.org or call 321-674-7007.