Pioneers 21
P21. formerly Hub of Human Innovation, encourages regional economic development by helping to nurture ideas into self-sustaining companies and providing significant outreach and educational opportunities that cultivate innovation. Programs seeking funding: P21 Venture Mentoring Service Licensed by MIT VMS. P21 Venture Mentoring Service (VMS) is a free and confidential team mentoring service for entrepreneurs in the Borderland region. We help startups and small businesses access expert mentors to help build their ventures. P21 VMS launched in 2022 and has 30 mentors with 16 ventures. We have the opportunity to continue to grow the innovation community in this region. Please join the movement! With our Innovation Accelerator Workshop Series: Learn to develop, test, and grow new business ideas, products, or services before bringing them to market. It is an eight-module program designed to help entrepreneurs and innovators learn to develop, test, and grow new business ideas, products, or services before bringing them to market using a collaborative structured approach. This series teaches you to use innovation methodologies, disciplines and tools such as design thinking, lean start up, and business model design across all industries and phases of the innovation process. We collaborate with UTEP Blackstone Launchpad and provide a workshop series to students throughout the year as well. In January we will launch the first Financial Accelerator in collaboration with LiftFund and The Borderplex Alliance. The Financial Accelerator is much needed in the Borderland as entrepreneurs #1 reason to seek incubator support is access to capital. This financial accelerator is a program equipped to teach you how to: Accelerate your growth, increase control over your finances, avoid costly pitfalls, and gain one-on-one support! Join our movement and join our movement. By working together, we can accomplish so much more in this region.

Causes: Advocacy, Education, Entrepreneurship

Pioneers 21 is a non-profit organization and business incubator based in Downtown El Paso, Texas.

We are one of the first and longest running business incubators in the region.

Founded in 2011, we have been an active participant of the development of our emerging innovation economy. We support tech, non-tech, low tech, innovators, inventors, and entrepreneurs in the borderland.

Our mission is to unleash the creative and economic potential of El Paso and the US-Mexico Border.

Our vision is that every incubation and VMS venture is viable, builds a strong foundation and lifelong economic prosperity.

Why Pioneers? West Texas, the Borderland, is the land of Pioneers where we strive to discover new methods, areas of knowledge, and activities. P21 promotes startups to innovate and launch new ideas into a self - sustaining business.

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