Venture Café Global

Venture Café globally hosts the largest weekly event for innovators in the world!

The Venture Café Global Institute (VCGI) supports the global network of independent Venture Café organizations. With five locations in operation and plans for expansion to new places at an accelerated pace, VCGI offers key training and resources and guides expansion for the Network. Our core functions include knowledge sharing, shared services and systems, intellectual property, fundraising, staff onboarding, and new site development. VCGI also operates the Captains of Innovation program, our corporate-startup connections program. VCGI is a public benefit corporation based in St. Louis, MO and Cambridge, MA, and partners closely with the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC)



We operate in eight cities around the globe with more on the horizon.