Research reports

Chart of State Venture Funds 2008

U.S. State-Supported Venture Capital Funds by State that includes capital under management, program type, year authorized, year investing began, and stages of investment.

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Report on state venture capital programs 2006

This report serves as a starting point for more in-depth evaluation and design of state capital programs. Looking at current and former state programs, it is clear that a wide range of experiments have been conducted. We can learn from their successes and failures and adapt them appropriately to serve state and regional capital needs. By: The National Association of Seed and Venture Funds, Susan P. Strommer, NASVF, President and CEO, George Lipper, NASVF, Director of Publications, with contributions from: Daniel Sandler, LL.B., LL.M., Ph.D. Faculty of Law, The University of Western Ontario.

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NGA 2000, The Experiences of States with Seed and Venture Capital

Report prepared for the National Governor's Association provides an overview of programs selected to help define the important design parameters for effective state programs. The paper also defines basic forms of risk capital and identifies providers of seed and venture capital.

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