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Reframing Farmland as an Investment: A Compelling Opportunity in an Inflationary EnvironmentMembers only Login
The “Reframing Farmland as an Investment: A Compelling Opportunity in an Inflationary Environment” report explains why interest in the farmland asset class has never been higher - from historically being one of the most stable asset classes...
How to Invest in Regenerative and Sustainable Food and AgricultureMembers only Login
CapShift has released “How to Invest in Sustainable and Regenerative Food and Agriculture,” a guide to understanding the complex landscape of food and agriculture investing. The food and agriculture space touches on climate change, economic...
Analysis of Updated SSBCI Guidelines
CDFA hosted this public briefing on November 22, 2021 to provide an overview of the new SSBCI Capital Program Policy Guidelines as well as application timelines and requirements. CDFA along with representatives from Treasury discussed key provisions...
SSBCI Implementation Guidance Highlight Summary and Reader’s Guide - gener8torMembers only Login
Gener8tor produced this summary/reading guide of the SSBCI guidance that the U.S. Department of the Treasury released on November 10, 2021.
CDFA's Analysis of Capital Program Policy Guidelines for the State Small Business Credit Initiative
CDFA’s analysis of the November 2021 SSBCI Capital Program Policy Guidelines is meant to provide a high-level overview of key provisions and is not comprehensive of all updates and changes to the April 2014 policy guidelines.
Angel Funders Report 2021Members only Login
The Angel Funders Report 2021, published by the Angel Capital Association, uses verified data provided directly by active angel investing groups. The report is based on information collected from a variety of ACA member groups, including some of the...
SSBCI General Info Fact Sheet (2021)
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) reauthorizes and amends the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) Program. ARPA provides a combined $10 billion to states, the District of Columbia, territories, and Tribal governments to help...
Incentives for Entrepreneurial FirmsMembers only Login
Many economic development organizations (EDOs) have embraced the mission to support entrepreneurial firms in their communities. EDOs engage in their entrepreneurial ecosystems, in part, by providing resources, sometimes in the form of business...
CDFIs and the Capital Markets - Tapping into Impact InvestorsMembers only Login
A new paradigm is emerging – one in which mainstream investors increasingly want to invest in the social, economic, and environmental well-being of communities. LISC's research paper, CDFIs and the Capital Markets: Tapping into Impact Investors,...
Bread and Butter Farm Case StudyMembers only Login
How Bread and Butter Farm worked with a patchwork quilt of financing sources to keep land conserved for agriculture.
New Funding Sources for Food-Related BusinessesMembers only Login
This directory provides an overview of various sources of financing that may be available to food hubs and other food-related businesses. This directory is a partial listing of what may be available across the United States; some examples may not be...
Angel Investment Tax Credits in Illinois and ElsewhereMembers only Login
Adam Blair with the Economic Development Research Group discusses Illinois’ extension of the angel investment tax credit and how it compares with similar programs in other states that compete for angel investment
Access to Capital Strategies for AgricultureMembers only Login
Tim Crosby explores the most innovative and effective access to capital tools used for agriculture-based business, including loan funds and federal and state programs.
The Rise of Innovation DistrictsMembers only Login
Innovation Districts are creative urban ecosystems in which city leaders, start-ups, established firms, institutions, skilled workers, and entrepreneurs converge to capitalize upon new ideas and technological breakthroughs. Innovation districts are...
Innovation Districts Catalyze Jobs, Creativity, GrowthMembers only Login
Cities incubate creativity and serve as labs for innovative ideas and policies. The concept of an Innovation District is one such idea. These districts are creative, energy-laden ecosystems that focus on building partnerships across sectors.
New Jersey Incentives and Workforce Development GuideMembers only Login
Business Facilities provides a list of some of the incentives available for companies in New Jersey.
Access to Capital for Small, Middle Market CompaniesMembers only Login
Gene King of Sequence Holdings LLC, discusses in detail various capital access methods and structures for small and middle market companies.
Venture Capital Funding Landscape in FloridaMembers only Login
Dennis Pape from Florida Venture Sourcing presents on financing entrepreneurs and explains how venture capital fits into the landscape for entrepreneurs.
Angel Finance in FloridaMembers only Login
Michael O'Donnell from Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at University of Central Florida explain what is needed to increase entrepreneurship in the Sunshine State.
Equity Funding in PAMembers only Login
Ryan Glenn from Ben Franklin Technology Partners covers the fundamentals of equity funding for small businesses and covers the current landscape of equity funding in PA.
Minority and Women Entrepreneurs: Building Capital, Networks, and SkillsMembers only Login
In this report, the Hamilton Project recommends three policy proposals including: expand funding for the SSBCI program; increase and make permanent the NMTC; and new federal funding for local skills acquisitions programs.
Locally Supported Seed, Angel & Venture CapitalMembers only Login
Greg Daniels with Squire Patton Boggs explains the how to support seed, angel and venture capital locally with public and private dollars. He uses Ohio Capital Fund as an example and how the finance is structured.
Arizona Tech InvestorsMembers only Login
Jim Goulka with Arizona Tech Investors presented the who, what, where, and why of Arizona Tech Investors.
Funding Options for Entrepreneurs and Small BusinessesMembers only Login
This report from University of Oregon Lundquist College of Business outlines the landscape of capital accessibility for small businesses in Oregon. The report recommends policymakers examine incentives, through programs or taxes, to encourage...
Funding for Startups and Early Stage Companies in South CarolinaMembers only Login
David Mendez from Capital A Partners discusses the stages and types of funding available for startups and early stage companies in South Carolina.
SC Economy and Economic Development Project FinanceMembers only Login
David Clayton, Research Director for the SC Department of Commerce, touches on a variety of factors affecting the state economy including manufacturing, angel investment, venture capital, and the EB-5 program.
MN Angel Tax Credit Fact SheetMembers only Login
Minnesota’s Angel Tax Credit stimulates private investment in new businesses and promotes job creation. It provides tax incentives to investors or funds that invest in startup businesses that are focused on high technology or new proprietary...
Minnesota's Angel Tax Credit GuidebookMembers only Login
The first part of the guidebook outlines eligibility requirements for the tax credit, how the credit works and other details about the credit. The second section explains how Small Corporate Offering Registration works, what businesses are eligible...
InvestOhio Tax Credit FAQ SheetMembers only Login
InvestOhio is a new tool to infuse much needed capital into Ohio’s small businesses, helping them create jobs. InvestOhio encourages investors to support small businesses, sparking growth and improving Ohio’s competitive position.
MN Angel Small Business Investment Tax Credit StatueMembers only Login
Minnesota's updated the Small Business Tax Credit Statue in 2014 discontinued "insiders” eligibility for the credit. That includes officers, principals, 20-percent owners and family with ownership interests combined, and family of these insiders.
U.S. Treasury Department: SSBCI UpdateMembers only Login
Cliff Kellogg, Director of SSBCI, gave an update on the program during an installment if the CDFA SSBCI Webinar Series.
Innovations in MicrobusinessMembers only Login
CFED published this report on financing mirobusiness. This report offers an overview of the emerging models of practice, including lessons learned from our partners and similar efforts by other organizations.
Unlocking Capital AccessMembers only Login
Paul Krutko discusses the mission, organization, and goals of Ann Arbor SPARK, while also describing the organization's extensive network and role in assisting business' within the Ann Arbor region.
The EB-5 Program as a Capital Access Tool
Clem Turner of Homier & Law, P.C. discusses the basics behind the EB-5 program and methods in using the program as a tool to access capital.
Achievement in Uncertain Times: The Economic Impact of Ben Franklin Technology PartnersMembers only Login
The Ben Franklin Technology Partners is an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development which was established to provide necessary capital and access to technical expertise and business assistance for startups...
Strategies for Community Banks to Develop Partnerships with Community Development Financial InstitutionMembers only Login
The FDIC produced a resource guide, to help FDIC-supervised institutions meet community credit and development needs and receive consideration under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). The purpose of the guide is to provide information that will...
Local Foods: A Guide for Investors & PhilanthropistsMembers only Login
This paper outlines the opportunities for growth and investment opportunities in the local foods supply chain for philanthropic and profit-seeking investors.
Incubating Success: Incubation Best PracticesMembers only Login
The U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) funded this research study to examine the relationship between incubator best practices and client outcomes.
Angel Investor Tax Credit ProgramMembers only Login
NJEDA's Angel Investor Tax Credit Program offers a 10% refundable tax credit to investors of eligible NJ Emerging Technology Companies. This presentation by Clark Smith and David Ackerman with NJEDA gives a program overview, eligibility criteria and...
Oregon Startup Funding & SupportMembers only Login
Scott Sandler with Oregon Angel Fund describes tools available for startups, such as conferences, incubators ad venture capitalists within their network.
Ohio Third Frontier 2012 Annual ReportMembers only Login
The State of Ohio released the 2012 Ohio Third Frontier Annual Report to the Governor. The report demonstrates the success of the program including 882 companies created, capitalized or relocated to Ohio. Furthermore, the report highlights leveraged...
ND SSBCI OverviewMembers only Login
Overview of the uniquely structured SSBCI program in North Dakota, describing programs and administration of SSBCI funds.
Ohio Third Frontier 2011 Annual ReportMembers only Login
The 2011 Ohio Third Frontier Annual Report contains details about their programs and successful projects in the technology-based economy.
49th State Angel Fund Scorecard GuidanceMembers only Login
The scorecard guidance for Alaska's 49th State Angel Fund provides applicants with information about how their applications will be judged.
49th State Angel Fund Program OverviewMembers only Login
The Municipality of Anchorage created this program overview, including the purpose, requirements, and criteria, of the city's 49th State Angel Fund.
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