investment strategy

CI actively seeks pre-seed, seed and early-stage (Series A) investments. We typically invest between $500,000 and $1,000,000 per round into Connecticut companies. We use private-sector principles and standards to achieve our goal of building economic value.

venture portfolio

Explore some of the companies now making progress with CI support. They represent our primary investment areas: software and IT, bioscience, healthcare, clean tech, digital media and technologies important to advanced manufacturing.


Meet the people who’ll work hard for your success: They offer not only investment expertise, but deep experience in technology, business management, governance and specific industry sectors.

angel investors

Connecticut Innovations administers the Angel Investor Tax Credit Program, which allows angels an opportunity to receive a tax credit by investing in a qualified Connecticut business.