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    Since 1992 the region’s most active investors stay connected and actively participate in Venture Madness, where the region’s most promising early stage firms get to shine.

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BY THE STATS

1992

Established

$1B+

Raised by
Presenting Companies
and Growing!

40

Percent of all past presenting companies have raised capital

4th

AZ GDP Growth Rate in U.S. (as of Mar 2020)

Partners Who Make it All Possible

We encourage you to get to know our Partners! Simply click any logo to visit their site and learn more. Or check out our Partners page to see them all in one place.

PARTNER BENEFITS

Learn more about the benefits and options of becoming a Venture Madness partner!

OUR STORY & SIGNATURE EVENT

Venture Madness by Invest Southwest is Arizona’s longest-running venture capital conference. Our signature annual event is a one-of-a-kind competition that pits the most promising early-stage firms against one another in a live, pitch-style event, attracting the region’s most active accredited investors looking to grow their investment portfolios.

Venture Madness serves the investor and entrepreneurial ecosystem through three pillars:

  • Events and programs to connect investors with emerging growth companies.
  • Membership and partnership networking opportunities for investors, entrepreneurs and service professionals.
  • Marketing and public relations opportunities to elevate investor and emerging growth brands throughout the year.
Venture Madness by Invest Southwest

Investor Benefits

Learn more about the benefits of staying connected to one of Arizona’s premier early-stage entrepreneurial organizations.