(AUSTIN, TEXAS – Jan. 4, 2018) – Tech Ranch, an Austin-based venture outfitter™, and Impact Hub Austin, a coworking and business incubator focused on social impact, announce that they are collaborating to offer the 40th Venture Forth Entrepreneur Bootcamp cohort that begins on Feb. 20, 2018 at Impact Hub Austin’s Monroe Street location. This offering is an extension of the strategic partnership that Tech Ranch and Impact Hub Austin formed in fall 2017 in order to further support entrepreneurs and businesses making an impact in Austin and across the globe.

The Venture Forth Entrepreneur Bootcamp is an intensive eight-week program that provides entrepreneurs an opportunity to learn from subject matter experts and battle-scarred entrepreneurs to gain knowledge and skills to take their venture to the next level. Program topics include entrepreneur passion and skills, business models , finance, fundraising, sales and market validation and marketing strategy. Entrepreneurs will also have access to mentors to assist them during the program.

Whether entrepreneurs are looking for funding or bootstrapping, Venture Forth is designed to help startups grow. Entrepreneurs have an opportunity to experience the value of social capital, collaboration and community while gaining knowledge to further develop their ventures.  The program’s cohort model provides the support and entry to the Tech Ranch and Impact Hub communities and networks.

Venture Forth 37 graduate Richard Hurley, CEO and founder of Hurley Piano,commented on his Venture Forth experience, “I’ve gotten further in the past eight weeks than I have in the past two years.” Hurley Piano is a leading piano methodology for the special needs community.

Tech Ranch has been recognized as a top three social impact incubator in the U.S. for 2015 by UBI Global, top 20 U.S./Canada accelerator for 2015 by Gust’s Global Report and recently, 2016 top 20 accelerator by Gust’s Global Report. Tech Ranch programs have influenced over 6,000 entrepreneurs in 42 countries.

Information Sessions about the Venture Forth Bootcamp will be held in Jan. 2018 and Feb. 2018. Session dates and application information can be found at

About Tech Ranch:
Tech Ranch, a venture outfitter™ based in Austin, Texas, equips entrepreneurs and ecosystems with insights, proven techniques, tools and processes that develop both the community and the entrepreneur. With its global ecosystem of entrepreneurs, businesses, investors and community leaders, Tech Ranch provides the social capital, personal development, professional development, access to capital and communal support necessary for entrepreneurs around the world to create companies that positively impact their local communities  and have opportunities to scale globally. The Tech Ranch press kit is available here: More information on Tech Ranch is available here:

About Impact Hub Austin:
Impact Hub Austin offers a powerful combination of mission, community and space to support game-changing ideas for social impact. At once an inspiring coworking space, incubator and community hub, Impact Hub Austin connects local entrepreneurs and creatives to a global movement for good. More information on Impact Hub Austin is available here: