Venture Capital Funding

Whether you are a company searching for venture capital or a venture fund interested in investing in Pennsylvania businesses, DCED has programs and relationships in the venture community to help. From early stage to commercialization, Pennsylvania’s extensive network of angels, VC funds and loan and grant programs are committed to growing promising businesses in the commonwealth.

Venture Capital Funds

Through venture programs via the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) (link) and the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority (BFTDA) (link) the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) has developed relationships with funds that cover a wide range of industry sectors. It’s important to research the right firm for your business, keeping in mind factors such as location, industry expertise, investment range and investment stage.

Venture Capital Partners

Pennsylvania Angel Network (PAN)

The Pennsylvania Angel Network (PAN) provides resources and support to the angel community throughout Pennsylvania. By linking state and regional networks together, it allows for better coordination and cooperation between the groups, as well as between economic development organizations, technology transfer, venture firms and strategic sponsors.

Programs for Venture Capital Funds