Universities are developing new technologies as a result of
their research with the expectation of commercialization. One
of the main ingredients of that expected commercialization if
venture fund which universities do not have.
The venture community is more active today than in past years.
Now, more than ever before, companies and individuals that seek
venture funding are demonstrating sound business models and
providing reasonable metrics for success. With one exception
early stage investors, university technologies and companies
formed with university technologies have not interacted well.
The objective of this model is to bring together venture capital
companies and institutional investors, as well as state and
federal funding sources to form a consortium for early stage
investment. The consortium will support talented entrepreneurs
in the drive to create market-leading companies based on university
Geared to both institutional investors and venture capitalists,
this model will demonstrate ways to profit while creating a
successful environment for companies and entrepreneurs alike.