Helping Entrepreneurs Grow Their Ventures

We provide consulting and training to entrepreneurs and those who support them in the areas of marketing, strategy, capital, and leadership.

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We’re committed to helping our clients succeed.

We believe strong small businesses make strong local economies. We help business owners—as well as agencies and foundations who support business owners—to:

Acquire more customers
Get the right customers and keep them coming back.
Access more capital
Move to the next level by building capacity and ensuring sustainability.
Achieve more impact
Meet your success goals and share your story.
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Our Services

Helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses is our central goal. We offer a variety of services to meet your specific needs.
  • Are you stuck in bringing that new idea to life?
  • Does your entrepreneur TA program need an overhaul or a roadmap for success?
  • Do entrepreneurs have easy access to mentors and educational resources in your community?

Paul Wright is a skilled facilitator and instructional design consultant. Some of the top offerings in this area of service include:

  • Facilitated board/team retreats (for planning, team building, decision making)
  • FastTrac Course Facilitation, a Kauffman Foundation curriculum for entrepreneurs
  • Program assessment and recommendations for entrepreneur technical assistance programs.
  • Are you embarrassed when you give out your website and find yourself apologizing that it’s not updated?
  • Do you need help finding your “brand voice” so you can feel confident when you write or talk about your business?
  • Are you ready to run a marketing campaign for a specific product line?
  • For service based businesses - do you need help figuring out the best way to structure/package what you offer?

Maria Wright has worked for several start-ups and small businesses where she learned the ins and outs of building websites. She realized early on that you can build a pretty website, but it can be completely ineffective. Since then, she has become a student of brand development and marketing that gets results.

Examples of her services include:

  • Websites in Wordpress, Squarespace and Webflow platforms that focus on solving your clients’ problems
  • Websites for rental properties with integrated reservation calendar technology
  • Marketing funnels - landing pages with drip email campaigns
  • Personal brands for service-based entrepreneurs
  • User Experience (UX) and ADA Compliance for Websites
  • Multilingual websites
  • How much time could your save if you had a mentor who’s “been there done that?”
  • What is possible if you fully aligned your strengths and resources to achieve your goals?
  • Who is your thought partner for your personal development and growth?

Paul Wright is a certified leadership coach and business mentor who has helped hundreds of high performance leaders achieve more. He offers a free assessment so that you can learn about what coaching/mentoring is and co-design a package that is right for you.

Example mentor/coaching projects include:

  • Coaching high performance leaders, defining their next level of success while gaining work/life balance
  • Mentoring Kauffman FastTrac Affiliates in best practices and tips on how to start/grow their programs
  • Mentoring Sheltowee Business Network entrepreneurs to increase awareness of their styles and strengths

Check out Paul’s WrightQuest coaching packages by going to his website

we can help you succeed

Which of these describes you best?

I own and operate a business.
>>Learn more about how we help Entrepreneurs
Foundation Grant Maker
I work at a foundation that makes grants and program related investments that help communities thrive.
>>Find out how we have successfully worked with Foundations and their specific needs
Mission Lender
I make responsible loans and equity investments in small businesses and social enterprises that have impact in distressed communities.
>>See how we have added value to Mission Lenders and supported their clients

What Our Clients Say

Paul's years of experience in consulting and coaching, along with his sensitive and discerning heart, equip him to serve clients well. You will find Paul to be a valuable resource. He is committed to excellence and servanthood through his work.

Edward Hammett
Master Certified Coach and Coach Trainer
President of Transforming Solutions

Paul is a global thinker and is organized in managing people and community finance programs. He has lots of energy, a creative spirit and sees the possibilities in all situations. Paul is a great person with tremendous personal integrity.

Geoffrey Willett
retired mission lender executive

We needed an experienced community development professional for a rural health communications project. I’m glad we found Wright Venture Services. They designed a public awareness campaign and a customized training curriculum that helped us perform on a federal grant. We appreciate their cultural sensitivity to help people and communities thrive in Appalachia.

Lorena G Gonzalez, PhD
Urban Strategies

The Wrights helped us launch a new earned-income program within our non-profit. Maria designed the the new website and set up an online project management systems. Paul helped me recruit and on-board qualified team members and mentor our new Coordinator. We now have a platform to support our member clinics across the country using new tools and systems.

Steve Noblett
CEO of Christian Community Health Fellowship (CCHF)

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