Charlottesville area is fastest-growing for startup investment in U.S.

The Charlottesville area has been the country’s fastest-growing market for venture capital investment since 2010, according to a national report.

TypeZero Technologies' Artificial Pancreas Solution, inControl AP, Will Be Tested in a Large Scale

CIT GAP Funds Portfolio Company - TypeZero Technologies’ Artificial Pancreas Solution, inControl AP, Will Be Tested In A Large Scale, NIH Funded ($12.7...

Altruista Health will use MyVCM for Healthcare Risk and Compliance Management

CIT GAP Funds Portfolio Companies - Altruista Health and Ostendio - announced that the former will use Ostendio's MyVCM for Healthcare Risk and Compliance...


The Commonwealth STEM Industry Partnership (CSIIP) connects companies offering paid internship opportunities to Virginia undergraduate students looking for these positions. CSIIP is a free, online tool funded by the Commonwealth of Virginia and with strong support from the Virginia Governor’s Office.

CIT Entrepreneur

CIT recognizes that the availability of early-stage capital is a critical need of many emerging technology companies by making connection with “hard to access” private and federal funding sources.

  • GAP Funds – CIT GAP Funds makes seed-stage equity investments in Virginia-based technology and life science companies with a high potential for achieving rapid growth and generating significant economic return.  Click here for more information on CIT GAP Funds.


  • Federal Funding Assistance Program – CIT's Federal Funding Assistance Program identifies and accelerates opportunities for Virginia's small technology businesses to obtain SBIR, STTR and ATP awards and other government contracts. Click here for additional information about the Federal Funding Assistance Program.