Kevin Provost is a Program and Developer, Startup Advisor, and Career Coach focused on collaborative business and technology models that improve Workforce, Education, and Capital opportunities for Small-Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) and student entrepreneurs.
As Founder of CoFund360, a network of curriculum-based business accelerators, Kevin and his team help reduce funding gaps for business owners in alternative industries and markets underserved by traditional venture capital firms. Entrepreneurs accepted into CoFund360 affiliated accelerators are positioned raise their first round of capital within 12-18 months after Demo Day – the culmination of every accelerator semester. CoFund360 is majority owner and primary operator of two accelerator properties: CoPhilly – The First Crowdfunding Accelerator in the World – and Greenhouse Ventures.
As CoFounder and COO of Greenhouse Ventures (GHV), Kevin and his team assist early-stage companies in the cannabis and industrial hemp industries with raising their first round of capital and building a sustainable business model. GHV currently accepts only ancillary startups (software, technology, hydroponics, growing equipment, paraphernalia, packaging) seeking up to $5,000,000 in seed or growth capital into a 90-hour 10-week program that culminates with a Demo Day to accredited investors.