Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Small Business Financing Authority Receives Additional $6.1 Million from U.S. Treasury

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Virginia Small Business Financing Authority (VSBFA), a division of the Virginia Department of Small Business...

Natural Insight Concludes 4th Annual User Conference

Each spring Natural Insight, a leader in enterprise cloud applications for retail merchandising and field marketing, invites its valued customers, potential...

CIT GAP Funds Portfolio Companies featured in DC's 2015 Top Entrepreneurs Under 40

Employees from seven CIT GAP Funds portfolio companies will be honored among Washington DC's 2015 Top Entrepreneurs Under 40.


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.