• Ben Terry

    Ben Terry is a Partner at Access Ventures. He joined the team in early 2014 to lead the creation and development of the Access Ventures brand. As a human-centered design enthusiast, Ben provides creative support to our portfolio companies and initiatives. He leads the creative team to create empathetic stories that highlight the impact of…

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  • Our Favorite Books

    Whether you are an avid reader or someone resolved to become an avid reader, you may be in need of inspiration for that next book. Let Access Ventures help by sharing some of our favorite reads. Our organization places a great emphasis on learning and development, for which books are a critical component. Over the…

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  • Three Ways To Tell The Story Of Your Organization

    Storytelling can move, mobilize, and motivate people toward change and action. However, learning where to start using storytelling in your organization might feel like a challenge. The reality is you’ve already done the hard part. You’ve created or landed a job at an organization that is doing amazing work in your community. You are proud…

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  • What Is Fair Chance Employment?

    Fair chance employment is a way to improve our communities by eliminating barriers for those with a criminal record and creating a pathway for a second chance. Practices like “Ban The Box” have been a national rallying cry for civil rights groups for some time, which represents the initiative to persuade employers to remove the section…

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  • The 9th Kiva City In America

    Kiva announced the launch of Kiva City Louisville on November 24, 2014. Access Ventures was one of the many strategic partners in launching Louisville as the 9th Kiva City in America. Kiva is an initiative that brings crowd funded microloans to small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs in the Louisville area. The launch began with a special…

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