Innovation Entrepreneurs Program

SVN's Innovation Entrepreneurs program identifies and supports diverse, innovative, and high-impact leaders of for-profit enterprises and nonprofit organizations.

SVN’s Innovation Entrepreneurs Program focuses on identifying women entrepreneurs, young entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs of color who are leveraging business for the greater good. Reflecting SVN’s mission and vision, Innovation Entrepreneurs receive complimentary registration to an SVN national conference (Spring or Fall) as well as complimentary member or affiliate status for one year in our network. Please see the full list of benefits below.

Innovation Entrepreneurs are welcomed into the SVN community, a network of influential, mission-driven leaders who support one another professionally and personally. As Innovation Entrepreneurs, emerging leaders gain access to people, resources and ideas to help scale their organizations and deepen their impact.

Learn more about our past Innovation Entrepreneurs here.

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Prospective Innovation Entrepreneurs must lead organizations with annual revenues between $500K-$2 Million, organizations that have been fully operational for one year, but less than seven, and must complete the application below to be considered for the program. Applications will be reviewed and approved on a rolling basis. Limited spaces are available. We're no longer accepting applications for Fall 2016. Applications were due by October 13, 2016. Accepted applicants must commit to attending the Fall Conference to participate in the Innovation Entrepreneurs program.This program is designed to welcome new members and affiliates into the network. Current and former SVN members and affiliates are not eligible to apply. A maximum of two senior leaders from an organization may apply.

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*Your selection as a member or affiliate of SVN is determined by our membership guidelines.

**Innovation Entrepreneurs receive one complimentary pass to attend SVN's Fall Conference. All accepted Innovation Entrepreneurs are responsible for their own accommodations (SVN offers a discounted hotel package) and are required to pay SVN's complete food, beverage, and facility package ($530, inclusive of tax and gratuities). This is a required charge by the hotel that SVN must collect from every attendee. These charges are included in the registration costs of those paying the full rate to attend the conference. Upon acceptance, you will receive a code to bring the total ticket charge down to $530 to cover the required fee.

SVN is proudly sponsored by:

Hanson bridgett New resource bank Rsf Vermont corp