Funds provided to a startup that is seen as having long-term grown 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 – Venture Capital. Co-founder Lister Delgado, 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.”