Innovation Fund America

Innovation Fund America, a non-profit organization, empowers community colleges to support high-growth tech startups and entrepreneurs in their communities with seed-stage capital, high-impact mentorship, educational resources, and access to important networks.

This innovative nonprofit organization aims to make community colleges a front door to entrepreneurship across the country.

With community colleges embedded in more than 1,200 communities across the United States, we see a tremendous opportunity to employ their resources to support, educate, and inspire local residents to pursue entrepreneurial ventures.
— Thom Ruhe, vice president of Entrepreneurship,
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation