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Search Results: Venture Capital
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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
Valuing a Company - Pricing the DealMembers only Login
David Thomison of Oklahoma State University breaks down how to value a company, touching upon key equity valuation terms, targeted ROIs, summation methods and more.
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.
Implementing the Development Finance Toolbox - NJEDAMembers only Login
Maureen Hassett of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority describes the many financial and technical support programs they use for economic development in the state including bonds, venture funds, entrepreneurial development, real estate...
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 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.
Arkansas Development Finance AuthorityMembers only Login
Brad Henry with the Arkansas Development Finance Authority explains their approach to seed and venture capital, including investment strategies, economic impacts, and example programs.
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...
Angel Capital: What is it? Where is it? Best Practices to Form and Manage Angel Groups and FundsMembers only Login
Jim Troxel with Cimarron Capital Partners explains the concepts behind angel investors, defining the characteristics, liquidity options, best practices and more.
Dissecting the Early Stage Investment ProcessMembers only Login
Michael Hool of Hool Coury Law defines the terms and logistics behind seed and venture capital funding sharing infographics, term sheets, key issues and more.
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.
Summary of Current State Crowdfunding RegulationsMembers only Login
Morrison & Foerster LLP put together this summary of the current state crowdfunding regulations (as of September 2014). A link to the statutes or regulation for each state is included.
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...
Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) PlaybookMembers only Login
This playbook offers any community a three-step approach to building such a strategy and describes existing Federal grant and technical assistance resources that communities can use to put that strategy into practice.
Financing Your Business in OregonMembers only Login
This guide was developed by USDA Rural Development for existing and prospective rural business owners to identify and explain the many government programs and resources available in Oregon to help plan, develop and finance a business.
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...
Arizona Technology Council 2014 Public Policy GuideMembers only Login
This document from the Arizona Technology Council outlines their goals and legislative priorities for the current year. They include creating an early-stage technology venture capital fund and expanding research and development tax credits.
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