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Search Results: Venture Capital
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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...
Indigenizing Catalytic Capital
Sovereignty and Indigenous definitions of wealth make up the core values on which Natives have built their economic and financial power. Yet, there is still the issue of economic invisibility for Native Peoples, and one of the ways to combat this is...
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...
Investing in Regenerative Agriculture Infrastructure Across Value ChainsMembers only Login
Regenerative farms rely on small-to-mid scale, aligned infrastructure to process, transport, and market their products. These middle infrastructure businesses help to improve farm income and bolster regional food economies while providing...
Mobilizing Money & Movements: Creative Finance for Food Systems TransformationMembers only Login
The Global Alliance for the Future of Food and Transformational Investing in Food Systems Initiative (TIFS) released a comprehensive new report that gives investors a roadmap of creative finance strategies that support entrepreneurs, farmers,...
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.
SSBCI Programs Fact Sheet - November 2021
This November 2021 Fact Sheet from the U.S. Department of the Treasury discusses the five types of SSBCI programs. The programs available under SSBCI are 1) Venture Capital Programs, 2) Loan Participation Programs, 3) Loan Guarantee Programs, 4)...
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.
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...
Agile Space Industries: Opportunity Zone Investment Profile
This investment profile from the Economic Innovation Group showcases Agile Space Industries located in Durango, CO. Agile designs, manufactures, and tests integrated aerospace propulsion systems, and has the only independent propulsion test facility...
New JobsOhio Grant Program Supports QED’s New R&D Center
Quality Electrodynamics (QED) turned to JobsOhio for support in creating a research and development (R&D) center for collaboration and innovation. This case study examines how the JobsOhio Research & Development Grant Program was able to assist QED.
Upstart Aims to Become the Biggest and Best Technology Employer in OhioMembers only Login
Founded by ex-Googlers and based in Silicon Valley, Upstart is the first lending platform to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to price credit and automate the borrowing process. Upstart partnered with the JobsOhio...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Strategies to Support Your Local Venture Capital EcosystemMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series, Lamont Price with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, Teela Spiller with the Atlanta Micro Fund, and Eric Clement with the NYCEDC highlighted several...
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...
Evaluation of the SSBCI ProgramMembers only Login
This report summarizes the outcomes of 142 state credit support and investment programs funded by the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI), which supported over $8 billion in new lending and investing to small businesses since 2011. The...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Capturing the Success of High Performing DFA'sMembers only Login
This month’s CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series on Capturing the Success of High Performing DFA's featured Tim Fisher of CDFA, Paul Toth of Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority, Gary Smith of Chester County Economic Development...
Starting and Operating a Business in Garrett County, MDMembers only Login
This guide is designed to help find answers in Garrett County, Maryland to the many questions which may arise when developing a new business idea or expanding current business.
OH Venture Report 2015Members only Login
Ohio is the home of innovators. VentureOhio exists to make Ohio the best place in the world to start and grow a company, and is led by people who believe it is possible and work hard every day to make that dream a reality
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.
Funding Alternatives for the Un-bankableMembers only Login
Kedma Ough, Director of Small Business Development Center Mount Hood Community College, presents a number of alternative financing options available to small businesses and entrepreneurs.
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.
AVCIT Economic Impact ReportMembers only Login
Emerging businesses, like the ones Avcit backs, are the most significant creators of new, wellpaying jobs in both Arkansas and the nation as a whole. And, as they expand, these businesses generate additional, indirect economic activity as well as...
SSBCI 1.0 Audit Report: Rhode IslandMembers only Login
The Office of the Inspector General reports on one of Rhode Island's SSBCI venture capital program, Slater Technology Fund. The report finds that the program properly used $1.5M in SSBCI funds.
Entrepreneurial Thinking for FinanceMembers only Login
Mark Lieberman, Chief Start-Up Officer presented on Oregon State University's Advantage Accelerator and entrepreneurial thinking for financing.
Oregon Capital Scan: A Line is DrawnMembers only Login
John Hull, Executive Director, Business Innovation Institute, presented on seed and venture capital financing tools available in Oregon.
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 Commerce Authority
Greg Linaman introduces the Arizona Commerce Authority and discusses the variety of programs offered, as well as the Authority's strategy in creating business growth.
New York State Venture CapitalMembers only Login
Steve Cohen, Deputy Commissioner, presents for the Empire State Development (ESD) presented early stage capital access, like seed and venture capital. ESD is New York State's lead economic development agency. The mission of ESD is to promote...
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.
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.
Access to Capital ProgramsMembers only Login
Michael Flanagan, Director of Equity Programs for the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, discusses the focus of Pure Michigan and the equity, sub-debt, and debt programs offered.
SSBCI 2013 Annual ReportMembers only Login
This report from the U.S. Treasury summarizes the states' Annual Reports and gives state-by-state data showing how SSBCI programs operate in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and five territories have expended their allocated funds in 2013.
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