About CIT

About CIT

CIT seeks to close innovation gaps in the Commonwealth and the nation by focusing on new technologies, entrepreneurs and technology companies that make innovation happen.

CIT R&D

CIT R&D

CIT R&D conducts world-class research and development programs that create new industry clusters by focusing on areas that will deliver significant economic impact and replace older economies.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Measurement System (IEMS)

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Measurement System (IEMS)

The IEMS is a web-based portal that uses key metrics and outcomes to track the performance of Virginia’s innovation economy.

CIT Entrepreneur

CIT Entrepreneur

CIT Entrepreneur invests and leverages available funds for early-stage technology companies with a high-potential for technology commercialization, rapid growth and downstream private equity financing.

CIT Broadband

CIT Broadband

CIT Broadband initiatives help jurisdictions develop strategies and locate funding to install broadband technologies into under served areas.

News

CIT’s Virginia Founders Fund Invests in Skyphos Technologies to Advance the Development of 3D Printing for Microfluidics

Startup allows faster, cheaper 3D printing of chip testing devices in hopes of speeding up the process of discovering new technologies.

CIT GAP Funds Invests in Fenris to Improve Insurance Quote Process for both Applicants and Insurers

Software and analytics startup streamlines the digital insurance quoting process, while preserving underwriting integrity and accuracy.

CIT GAP Funds Managing Director, Tom Weithman, to Speak at 2019 Cyber Investing Summit

Panel will offer insight on investment opportunities and financial strategies for emerging cybersecurity startups.

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Virginia Founders Fund

The Virginia Founders Fund is designed to promote collaboration and support for regionally based innovation initiatives and to increase investment opportunities for entrepreneurs traditionally underrepresented in venture capital.  The Fund is dedicated to investments in minorities, women, and veterans across the Commonwealth, or other entrepreneurs located in regions outside of Northern Virginia.
For more information, visit: www.cit.org/virginiafoundersfund