How Ecosystem Builders Can Best Help Entrepreneurs Succeed – A Year of VilCap Communities

Village Capital Blog 27 July 2017

In 2016, Village Capital launched VilCap Communities, a 26-city pilot to license our curriculum and investment model to accelerators, incubators and investors around the globe. This report compiles lessons learned, based on survey data and interviews with >100 ecosystem leaders and entrepreneurs. Village Capital found that many entrepreneur support organizations promise everything to everyone, and end up failing for that reason. We offer specific lessons on how to find, train and invest in entrepreneurs, including: