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Welcome to Small Town Ventures

We are passionate about rural entrepreneurship, leadership & innovation! Small Town Ventures is a consulting, branding and facilitating company serving rural entrepreneurs and communities across America. Our team strives to be accessible and affordable for rural innovators, therefore, we provide a variety of ways for you to work with our team.

We’ve added 2 new workshops:



The Pillars of STV

The 3 core elements behind becoming a community with a thriving entrepreneurial support system:
1) Authentic Growth Strategies
2) Effective Program Development
3) Creative Engagement, Storytelling + Evaluation


Means of Communication

In an effort to provide the highest quality support to rural communities with little access to capital or resources, Small Town Ventures has created a variety of ways to utilize our services:

  • Conference Calls with your Team
  • Custom Webinars for your community
  • Face-to-Face Trainings and/or Speaking engagements
  • Full-Day facilitation within the community
  • Intensive Consultation during the duration of the “Community Entrepreneurship” program (24 month program, with continued support for 6 months after)


Programmatic Experience

The Small Town Ventures Team can offer professional support around the following community programs:

  • Technology-based Storytelling
  • Innovation Challenges
  • Business Plan Competitionssocial media 5C concept
  • Youth Business Plan Competitions
  • Revolving Loan Funds
  • Mentoring Groups
  • Networking Events
  • Technical Training & Assistance
  • Sector/Cluster focused assistance
  • Expos/Conferences
  • Entrepreneurship Networks
  • Buy Local Campaigns
  • Community Leadership Engagement
  • Main Street Revitalization
  • Youth Entrepreneurship & Leadership Development