At Connecticut Innovations, we create value not only through market-rate returns on our investments, but also by leveraging private-sector capital, by building high-revenue and income-generating companies, and by helping to spur high-quality job growth. We depend on milestone achievement to attract the next level of capital investment at an increased valuation.
To evaluate investment opportunities, we look for:
Having the right people in the right job. We help our partner entrepreneurs build their management teams, advisory groups and boards of directors.
The product(s) or service(s) must represent significant innovation and fulfill a critical need within a large potential or existing market.
The company must hold a proprietary and defensible position through its intellectual property estate, a significant first-mover advantage or deep technical know-how.