Our Story

Invest Southwest is the connective tissue between investors and startups in the region. It serves the entrepreneurial ecosystem through three pillars:
• Events and programs to connect investors with emerging growth companies.
• Networking opportunities for investors and entrepreneurs
• Marketing and public relations opportunities to elevate startup and investor brands throughout the year.


Our Signature Event

Venture Madness is Invest Southwest’s signature annual event, which takes place in early March. This one-of-a-kind competition event 24 of the most promising startup companies against one another in a single-elimination, bracket-style tournament.