Venture Capital and Equity Funds
Venture Capital for Iowa Companies
A venture capital fund manages money from investors seeking private equity stakes in start-up, small, and medium sized ventures with strong growth potential. These investments are typically characterized as high-risk/high-return opportunities. Information is available in the Iowa High Tech Funding section.
Angel Investing for Iowa Companies
Angel investors or “angel funds” provide capital for a business start-up, usually in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity. An increasing number of angel investors organize themselves in networks to share research and to pool their investment capital. Information is available in the Iowa High Tech Funding section.