Equity Financing

Understanding
Equity Finance
Our flagship equity fund includes advice, support and introductions to our vast network of mentors and investors. This fund has provided more than $100 million to date to Connecticut’s promising high-tech companies. We’ve attracted companies to Connecticut from both coasts and as far away as Europe. Our program is considered to be one of the best models for state-run venture capital funds in the country.
Snapshot of Common Characteristics

CI seeks technology-based companies based in Connecticut or willing to move here. We look for innovators in our core areas of expertise: bioscience, IT, clean tech, photonics and advanced materials. While we’re flexible when evaluating a potential partner, we also look for:

Focus on Innovation
Proprietary technology or expertise.
other Requirements
Sustainable competitive advantage.
Workforce Requirement
Proven management team.
Primary Location
U.S. operations, predominantly based in Connecticut.
additional support
Additional investor interest.
funding amount

Up to $1.5 million per round
Up to a maximum of $7 million in any one company as a single investor

We prefer to work with other qualified investors to get you the funding you need. Meeting the requirements above does not guarantee funding.

contact us

Tamyra Davis
tamyra.davis@ctinnovations.com
860.258.7858