Venture capital is funding provided to a startup that is seen as having long-term growth potential. Controlled by an individual or group, these investments are made in return for significant ownership of the business, which is expected to have a high rate of return.
Examples of Venture Capitalists
The following are examples of bioscience/biomedical venture capitalists in North Carolina.
- Golden Pine Ventures – “The company’s mission is to aggressively seek out biotechnology and biomedical opportunities developed by leading researchers and grow them into valuable businesses.”
- Idea Fund Partners – Seed and early-stage technology-focused.
- Pappas Capital – “For nearly 25 years [they] have been investing in and building innovative companies that are developing the next generation of life science products and technologies.”