Venture Solutions

Venture Solutions

equity financing

We invest up to $1.5 million per round, typically up to a maximum of $7 million in any one company. The fund includes strategic guidance, introductions to valuable partners and ongoing support.

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connecticut bioscience innovation fund (CBIF)

The Connecticut Bioscience Innovation Fund (CBIF) provides focused financial assistance to bioscience startups, early-stage businesses, nonprofits, and accredited colleges and universities.

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pre-seed fund

CI’s Pre-Seed Fund can provide up to $150,000 to help your early-stage company grow. More than money, the fund includes mentoring, resources and introductions to powerful connections that can help you turn your idea into a commercially viable business.

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ventureclash

VentureClash is Connecticut’s global venture challenge for early-stage companies disrupting digital health, financial technology (FinTech), Internet of Things (IoT) and InsureTech. Winners share in a total of $5 million in investment awards, and receive mentoring and other assistance.

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venture debt

With amounts ranging from $150,000 to $2 million, CI’s Venture Debt Fund helps with debt financing that falls outside traditional lending guidelines. CI offers solutions for both early-stage and later-stage businesses, including venture or mezzanine debt funding for capital expenditures and working capital.

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angel investor tax credit program

Connecticut Innovations administers the Angel Investor Tax Credit Program, which provides companies with another way to incentivize angels to invest in their companies.

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