ZANE ACCESS is the not-for-profit arm of the Zane Venture Fund thatprovides DIVERSE, EARLY STAGE FOUNDERS and STUDENTS with ACCESS toResources, Training, Support, and Funding critical to success.
HOW WE SERVE
ZANE ACCESS' programming, events, and content provides underrepresented entrepreneurs with education andmentorship on capital readiness to successfully fundraise and scale their companies and connect them with a powerful entrepreneurial and investment community.
Programming & Content
Capital & Financial Readiness Cohort
AccessU Pre-Capital Program
Scholars In Residence
Events & Networking
Quarterly Workshops and Webinars
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Events
Investments & Grants
Investments in early-stage companies
Grants to student entrepreneurs and Scholars
Capital Readiness Cohort
Spring and Fall 2022
Designed to meet the unique needs of underrepresented founders, this eight-week course provides founders with networks and mentors to help them champion their story and use their own powerful, unique voice and brand to raise venture capital.
Zane Access has graduated two cohorts with a combined 37 companies, these companies have raised over$8M+, created numerous jobs, and reached revenue over $7M.
Zane Access™ Innovation Weekend is to provide diverse students with exposure to tech and venture career paths through workshops with our University partners and student entrepreneurs and our Founders and Funders event for early-stage founders and investors.
The Founders Forum is an event focused on inviting founders to learn about the capital readiness program, meet the Zane Venture Fund team, and hear from cohort graduates and key influencers and founders in the community.
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Zane Access Newsletter
Newsletters with the most updated information on Zane Access and the community of entrepreneurs, investors, partners, and allies.