VT KnowledgeWorks Running Start Financial Support
Market rate loans for strategic pre-operational needs.
460 Angels is a seed and early-stage angel investor group focused on funding and coaching hi-tech entrepreneurs with scalable business models based in the New River Valley and Roanoke region of Virginia. 460 Angels seeks technology based product companies which scale to a global marketplace. Members are accredited investors and experienced entrepreneurs with backgrounds in engineering, software, finance and management. Additional information and an online application is available at http://www.460Angels.com.
CIT GAP Funds
CIT GAP Funds makes seed-stage equity investments in Virginia-based technology and life science companies with a high potential for achieving rapid growth and generating significant economic return.
Small Loan Sources
A comprehensive list of small loan sources. Data compiled by the Virginia Department of Business Assistance (VDBA).
RBTC Access to Capital
Capital access is a critical component to a growing technology ecosystem. The RBTC Access to Capital Committee seeks to improve the ability of technology companies in the RBTC region to find capital to fund the growth of new ideas. The mission of the Access to Capital committee is to lower barriers and increase the efficiency of fund raising through educational and networking activities. The committee is comprised of a group of business professionals with practical experience in SBIR, bank financing, bootstrapping, angel and venture funding.
There are two primary activities which the committee facilitates: monthly Pitch & Polish Clinic and bi-annually Capital Access Seminars. Additional information is available at http://thetechnologycouncil.com/capital.
Venture Capital Funds
NewVa Capital Partners, LP is a venture capital fund, the objective of which is to invest in companies willing to begin operations in, or relocate to, the Roanoke Valley, the New River Valley or the Alleghany Highlands of Southwestern Virginia.
Valleys' Ventures, LP is a venture capital fund, the objective of which is to invest in companies that intend to commence operations in, or are willing to relocate to an area within 100 miles of Montgomery, Roanoke or Botetourt counties of southwestern Virginia.
These Funds are managed by Third Security.