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. To date Pioneers 21 has supported 162 ventures and in 2022, we served 1000 entrepreneurs via workshops, educational events and mentoring. 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 40 mentors with 25 ventures served. 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. In January 2023 we graduated the first Financial Accelerator cohort of 14 entrepreneurs, 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! September 2023, we graduated our third cohort of the Innovation Accelerator with 32 entrepreneurs served. By working together, we can accomplish so much more in this region. Please donate to our case. Your donation will help us continue to serve the community with no cost for "memberships".

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 inspire and incubate businesses and entrepreneurs throught mentorship, training, & connections.

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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