National Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

You are what you venture.


A warm and special thanks to our current supporters and sponsors.

Founding Partners

Established by Jean and Steve Case in 1997, the Case Foundation invests in people and ideas that can change the world. In their efforts to address social challenges, they unite the principles of entrepreneurship, innovation and technology to identify, test, prove and scale ideas and models designed to create exponential impact. Their support of entrepreneurs and the innovative solution led them to support the National Center early.

Cognizant is a global company offering business and technology services to a broad range of clients. As a lead sponsor of Washington, DC’s inaugural Maker Faire, Cognizant is excited to support the inspiration of makers and young learners. Cognizant sees Maker Faire as a playground of ideas where creativity, collaboration, and community, lay the groundwork for the skills of the 21st century.

Launch Partners

Reichmann International is a real estate holding company based in Canada. With many American and international properties, Reichmann has seen first-hand the power of entrepreneurship to develop, inspire, and create value for local communities. As a result, they have been a proud early supporter of the National Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

CGI America (CGIA) convenes leaders to turn ideas into action. CGI America Commitments to Action represent bold new ways that CGI commitment makers address challenges in the United States—implemented through new methods of partnership and designed to maximize impact. Commitments can be small or large, global or local. No matter the size or scope, commitments help CGI America commitment makers translate practical goals into meaningful and measurable results.

Supporting Partners

M&C Saatchi is an international advertising agency that has entrepreneurship ingrained in its culture. Working with the National Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is a natural fit for M&C Saatchi— and they are proud to be a part of it.

Arnold and Porter, LLP is an international law firm with a long tradition of excellence and service to both the community and its clients. Arnold and Porter has also long recognized the importance that innovation has played in its practice, and is proud to offer legal services in-kind to the National Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

NavigationArts is an award winning Digital Agency that designs innovative technology platforms. NavigationArts is excited to support The National Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation with its efforts to build a dynamic and user friendly online experience for the Center’s online visitors.

Pivot Point Communications is a boutique creative communications firm located in the Washington, DC area that believes strongly in the mission of The National Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Pivot Point is thrilled to help further this mission by helping to communicate the inspiring stories of human creativity and the incredible opportunities presented by their productive potential.

To become a Founding Partner and for support opportunities with the National Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, please contact: Jennifer Paquette, President, Wolcott Hill Group at or 571-305-1599.