Whether you’re thinking Gainesville or globally, a world of valuable resources is at your fingertips. Here are some you’ll find especially helpful:
Repayable loans ranging from $50,000 - $300,000 to qualified Institute companies. In order to qualify for consideration for this program, companies must meet the criteria at http://www.florida-institute.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=funding.scap
A $43.5M source of funds for emerging Florida companies from the Enterprise Florida-managed Florida Opportunity Fund providing equity investments and convertible debt instruments with emphasis toward transactions within Florida's targeted industries
Funding that goes beyond basic research to proof of concept, prototype development, translational research and other applied research.
Two programs developed by the federal government’s Small Business Administration to help ensure the success of small technology-based companies businesses.
A frequently updated list of grants that enable researchers to move their new discoveries out of the laboratory and into the marketplace.
Member-managed angel funds that focus on early-stage companies developing leading-edge products, or proprietary technologies that possess the potential for rapid growth in significant markets
Provides growth capital to early-stage information technology and healthcare companies primarily across the Southeastern U.S.
A seed and early-stage venture-capital fund that emphasizes company building and harnesses regional, national, and international resources of the fund's managers and strategic partners
A private equity venture fund that partners in the creation of medical technology companies and helps provide key elements that are critical to bring technologies to market rapidly.
A group of private investors dedicated to providing equity capital to early-stage entrepreneurial companies in Florida
Member-managed angel funds that focus on early stage companies that are developing leading-edge products, or proprietary technologies that possess the potential for rapid growth in significant markets.
A group of private accredited investors dedicated to providing early-stage capital to entrepreneurs
An equity investment fund specializing in early-stage venture investments.
A nonprofit corporation that promotes the success of Southwest Florida's new and emerging businesses by educating and bringing together entrepreneurs and angel investors
Invests solely in majority women-owned companies.
A Southwest Florida angel fund of growth capital organized to invest in Florida-based early-stage through expansion-stage companies
A private-equity firm that invests in healthcare companies
An organization of innovation capital leaders committed to building their local economies by investing in local entrepreneurs
The venture capital industry's source for advocacy, networking, professional development and information
The trade association of leading angel investment groups in North America
The Office of Technology Licensing (OTL) at the University of Florida works with UF inventors with potentially patentable or copyrightable technologies and facilitates the transfer of technologies created at UF to the commercial sector for public benefit.
Bringing together the necessary elements to create technology companies
Helps aspiring early-stage entrepreneurs launch technology companies by pairing them with seasoned entrepreneurs
Produces, tests and/or fills cGMP-compliant biopharmaceutical clinical trial material
A fully equipped bioscience incubation program
The enticement and welcome portal for Alachua County, Florida
A grassroots movement built on collaboration between scientific and academic research and a thriving tech and health economy
Community initiative to harness innovation to create jobs and educational opportunities.
Incubator providing early-stage technology start-up companies with tools, training and infrastructure
Connects employers and job seekers
An incubator that fosters innovation and economic development
Alachua County's designated economic development entity
Works to advance innovations in the healthcare, agriculture and energy sectors
The Center of Excellence for Regenerative Health Biotechnology (CERHB) was established in 2003 to stimulate promising research and facilitate commercialization of technologies that will provide treatments and cures for human diseases, as well as create new companies and high wage jobs for Florida.
Serves as Florida's primary organization devoted to statewide economic development
CFO Jeff Atwater’s Quarterly Newsletter
A strategic partnership of education, business and government formed to advocate knowledge-based economic development in Florida.
A nonprofit organization that assists entrepreneurial ventures
Fosters the growth of the life-sciences industry in the Southeast
Provides professional development and networking opportunities for technology transfer professionals
A professional society engaged intellectual property
Organization advancing business incubation and entrepreneurship