Ventures in Residence is a year-long accelerator program for existing business ventures strategically aligned with American Public Media’s future.


Announcing: Voices of Innovation

A three-part audio story series highlighting Ventures in Residence entrepreneurs.


Through work space and technical resources, community-based cohort programming, business coaching sessions, and potential partnerships with key APM brands and departments, Ventures in Residence accelerates the growth of startups driving innovation in technology and media.

What We Offer


One-on-one planning and implementation sessions

Monthly cohort discussions focused on key growth drivers


For Minnesota-based startups, dedicated desks at our shared workspace


Collaboration opportunities with leaders at American Public Media Group

A community of entrepreneurs hustling alongside you


Our 2019 Cohort

Cohort Criteria: Businesses are invited to participate in Ventures In Residence based on their strategic alignment with American Public Media’s mission and vision. Applications for the 2020 Ventures in Residence Cohort will be accepted beginning in October 2019.