Who We Are

we venture beyond capital

How many ways can we help move your idea forward? Members of the CI team talk about the support we offer you.

who we are

CI is Connecticut’s strategic venture capital arm and is the leading source of financing and ongoing support for innovative, growing companies. By offering equity investments, strategic guidance and introductions to valuable partners, we enable promising businesses to thrive.

how we help
  • Investment: Venture capital and strategic support for early-stage technology companies.
  • Connections: Introductions to our vast network of small and big businesses, talent, university researchers, service providers, suppliers and more.
  • Business Advisers: Mentors who specialize in your sector or the skills you need, including executives in residence.
Who We Partner With
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Venture capital firms
  • Colleges and universities
  • Corporate innovation arms
  • Government organizations
  • Small businesses
  • Multinational corporations