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Innovative Projects and Leaders

NEXT Ventures (formally Exponential Ventures) identifies and provides small “ENCOURAGEMENT CAPITAL GRANTS” in exchange for a front row seat to innovative projects that are helping shape the future of the church. These projects are PRACTICAL, ACTIONABLE APPROACHES that historians will one day conclude were critical to the success of the post-COVID church in the U.S. We’re not looking for academic solutions. We have found and continue to seek to find, equip, and platform INNOVATIVE, PRACTITIONER LEADERS who are in the trenches making a difference! 

Explore these innovative projects!

Looking Forward

Learn more by exploring our 2023 Prospectus

2022 Year End Review

Learn more about Ventures efforts and impacts throughout the 2022 year

2022 NEXT Ventures Program book

In 2021, Exponential Ventures hosted two Shark Tank style events featuring 29+ innovative projects and a third event as a  learning lab with 16 emerging Networks represented. Explore these events via the digital program books below.

Interested in becoming a NEXT Venture Partner?

What’s it mean for me to participate?​

  • There is a small financial and time commitment to participate.
  • For more information or to become a partner contact Carrie Williams at