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Search Results: Innovation Finance
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Angel Investment Tax CreditsMembers only Login
Catherine Renaul of Innovation Policyworks LLC, provides research and analysis on using angel investment tax credits to incentivize investors.
CDFA Ohio Webcast: Downtown Redevelopment District Legislation
The Ohio General Assembly and Governor Kasich recently passed the new Downtown Redevelopment District legislation (HB 233) that provides new tools, including property assessment and TIF-like provisions, available to rehabilitate historic buildings,...
Structuring the Deal - Legal TermsMembers only Login
Bob Okabe of RPXGroup LLC describes the financial terms of early stage capital investment including the company structure, governance, investor rights provisions, and more.
State Sponsored Venture Capital Programs Administered by ADFAMembers only Login
Brad Henry of ADFA describes their multiple programs designed to provide co-investment as a supplement to private capital.
Tapping the Full Capital ContinuumMembers only Login
Robert Heard of Cimarron Capital Partners, LLC presents the range and type of capital sources available for entrepreneurs.
Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem that Taps the Full Capital ContinuumMembers only Login
Maria Meyers of U.S. SourceLink describes the entrepreneurial ecosystem that is necessary for growing a business friendly economy.
The Crowdfunding IndustryMembers only Login
Diane Wolverton of the Local Group illustrates the science behind crowdfunding.
West Virginia - Access to CapitalMembers only Login
Michele O'Connor of the West Virginia Jobs Investment Board explores a variety of West Virginia's access to capital programs and how they can help produce good results.
Angel Capital: What is it? Where is it? Members only Login
Jim Troxel of Development Capital Networks discusses various angel investing models and success stories along with the resources available to help launch such groups locally.
Due DiligenceMembers only Login
Jim Troxel of Development Capital Networks identifies core components of due diligence including the questions and issues and conducting the investigation in an efficient manner.
Implementing Angel Groups And Angel FundsMembers only Login
Building the system, team, and network for angel investing is explained by Jim Troxel of Development Capital Networks.
Assessing a Community's Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: Questions and ProcessMembers only Login
Jim Troxel of Development Capital Networks provides an assessment to be able to analyze the assets and competencies available in the community to build upon for future economic development growth.
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.
Revolving Loan Funds - USDAMembers only Login
Kristi Kubista-Hovis of the U.S. Department of Agriculture details the many forms of capital available from USDA that can be used to capitalize revolving loan funds and how one can apply for these sources.
Kresge Community Finance RFP
Kresge Community Finance is a $30 million program-related investment finance offering to certified CDFIs and quasi-public or private DFAs. The foundation will select applications through a competitive Request-for-Proposals (RFP).
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.
Innovative Philanthropic Financing for Community ChangeMembers only Login
This report provides a detailed analysis of the major steps and players involved in the East Baltimore Revitalization Initiative.
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.
USDA Rural Development 2015 Progress ReportMembers only Login
The USDA Rural Development 2015 Progress Report details the tangible results across rural America that stemmed from investments by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Rural Development team in local businesses, community infrastructure,...
Overview of Illinois’s Program Investments and OutcomesMembers only Login
In order to create a comprehensive picture of the economic development landscape, C2ER reviewed data from a range of state statutes, reports, and websites. The numbers contained in this report are CREC and C2ER’s best estimate of the dollars spent...
Overview of Kentucky’s Program Investments and OutcomesMembers only Login
In order to create a comprehensive picture of the economic development landscape, C2ER reviewed data from a range of state statutes, reports, and websites. The numbers contained in this report are CREC and C2ER’s best estimate of the dollars spent...
Overview of Wisconsin’s Program Investments and OutcomesMembers only Login
In order to create a comprehensive picture of the economic development landscape, C2ER reviewed data from a range of state statutes, reports, and websites. The numbers contained in this report are CREC and C2ER’s best estimate of the dollars spent...
Overview of Michigan’s Program Investments and OutcomesMembers only Login
In order to create a comprehensive picture of the economic development landscape, C2ER reviewed data from a range of state statutes, reports, and websites. The numbers contained in this report are CREC and C2ER’s best estimate of the dollars spent...
Los Angeles County Business Incentives and Resources GuideMembers only Login
LAEDC provide an updated edition of the LA County Business Incentives Guide. It provides details on all 88 cities and the county, and has the potential to help businesses' bottom line.
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.
The Ripple Effect
Impact Seven in Wisconsin provides a review of their success as a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), SBA and USDA loan programs manager, venture capitalist, and part-owner of a community development bank.
Undercapitalization as a Contributing Factor to Business Failure for Women EntrepreneursMembers only Login
This study from the National Women's Business Council aims to develop a more nuanced understanding of the impact that undercapitalization and capital structure have on the business outcomes of women-owned firms.
Rural Development MissionMembers only Login
USDA Rural Development Missouri State Director, Janie Dunning, speaks about community economic development, local foods, and bio-economy in the context of rural development in Missouri and the programs, tools, and financial assistance available to...
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.
Brownfields Redevelopment: A Compendium of Case Studies, Volume 1
This report from the US Conference of Mayors provides several success stories in brownfield redevelopment from cities that have demonstrated their ability to utilize a variety of private and public resources.
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.
Rural Health Trends, Reform and National OutlookMembers only Login
Chris Collins with the Office of Rural Health and Community Care details current rural health trends, reform, and national outlook. She discusses population, access, quality, payment, risks, and opportunities.
Financing Art and Culture DistrictsMembers only Login
This essay from the National Cultural Districts Exchange focuses on the financing, funding, and sustainability of art districts and the efforts underway in the cities of San Diego, Seattle, Baltimore, Dallas, and the state of Massachusetts.
Building Capital Infrastructure for Early-Stage BusinessesMembers only Login
Kate Hodel of U.S. SourceLink and Sallie Hemenway, Director for Missouri Department of Economic Development, touch on the State of Missouri's economic development toolkit.
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.
Georgia Rural MadeMembers only Login
As a part of the USDA's commitment to strengthening rural economies, a state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report has been released for each state. Each state factsheet highlights specific USDA investments in rural businesses, manufacturing,...
Pennsylvania Rural MadeMembers only Login
As a part of the USDA's commitment to strengthening rural economies, a state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report has been released for each state. Each state's fact sheet highlights specific USDA investments in rural businesses, manufacturing,...
Rhode Island Rural MadeMembers only Login
As a part of the USDA's commitment to strengthening rural economies, a state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report has been released for each state. Each state's factsheet highlights specific USDA investments in rural businesses, manufacturing,...
West Virginia Rural MadeMembers only Login
As a part of the USDA's commitment to strengthening rural economies, a state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report has been released for each state. Each state's factsheet highlights specific USDA investments in rural businesses, manufacturing,...
New Hampshire Rural MadeMembers only Login
As a part of the USDA's commitment to strengthening rural economies, a state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report has been released for each state. Each state's factsheet highlights specific USDA investments in rural businesses, manufacturing,...
New Jersey Rural MadeMembers only Login
As a part of the USDA's commitment to strengthening rural economies, a state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report has been released for each state. Each state's factsheet highlights specific USDA investments in rural businesses, manufacturing,...
Washington Rural MadeMembers only Login
As a part of the USDA's commitment to strengthening rural economies, a state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report has been released for each state. Each state's fact sheet highlights specific USDA investments in rural businesses, manufacturing,...
Wyoming Rural MadeMembers only Login
As a part of the USDA's commitment to strengthening rural economies, a state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report has been released for each state. Each state's factsheet highlights specific USDA investments in rural businesses, manufacturing,...
Ohio Rural Made
As a part of the USDA's commitment to strengthening rural economies, a state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report has been released for each state. Each state's factsheet highlights specific USDA investments in rural businesses, manufacturing,...
Oregon Rural MadeMembers only Login
As a part of the USDA's commitment to strengthening rural economies, a state-by-state "Made in Rural America" report has been released for each state. Each state's fact sheet highlights specific USDA investments in rural businesses, manufacturing,...
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