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Event Details

Join Venture Madness by Invest Southwest as it celebrates more than 30 years by attending our annual Venture Madness 2023 Kick-Off Reception with premier partner, Arizona Commerce Authority. The networking reception is scheduled from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2023 at Galvanize (Pima/Pinal Foyer) in Phoenix.

This networking reception is designed to get your first sneak peak at the 2023 Venture Madness Presenting Companies, and network with other partners, sponsors, selection panel members, mentor captains, and the Venture Madness Board members. The event is invitation-only for Venture Madness community members and partners.


How many passes do I get?

Exclusive Premier Partner - Limit 12 passes

Platinum Partners - Limit 10 passes

Gold Partners - Limit 8 passes

Track Partners - Limit 6 passes

Co-Working Partner - Limit 6 passes

Event Partners - Limit 4 passes

Accelerator & Investor Partners - Limit 2 passes

Selection Panel Member - Limit 1 pass

Mentor Team Members (non sponsor) - Limit 1 pass

Community Members - Limit 1 pass

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Due to limited parking availability at Galvanize, guests are encouraged to take public transportation, carpool or utilize ride-sharing services. Guests can also park in one of the following lots:

  • Street Parking on 6th Street between Buchanan & Lincoln OR on Grant between 3rd & 5th Street (free)
  • NE of the building (Parking fee applies; downloadable app available in lot)

  • Metered Parking on 5th Street & Buchanan ($1.50 per hr/cost is subject to change)

Thanks to our partners!

Feb 15, 2023

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (MST)

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515 E. Grant Street, #150
Phoenix, AZ

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  • Hamid Shojaee (Chair at Venture Madness by Invest Southwest)

    Hamid Shojaee

    Chair at Venture Madness by Invest Southwest

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VM Member General Admission

General Admission for Members

Member Price Complimentary
Venture Madness Selection Panel Member Ticket

Selection Panel 2023 Members

Venture Madness Mentors Admission

Venture Madness 2023 Mentors Admission Only