News

CIT Announces Annual Funding Sources Series for FY2020

Events provide an overview of funding opportunities available through CIT for researchers, entrepreneurs, and startup companies located in the Commonwealth.

CIT GAP Funds Invests in Babylon Micro-Farms to Empower Sustainable Urban Agriculture

Entrepreneurs pioneer a new business model for accessible indoor agriculture through on-demand farming service using patented IoT technology.

CIT’s Virginia Founders Fund Invests in Curbside Kitchen to Connect Food Trucks with Building Owners

Platform allows building owners to integrate food trucks as an on-demand amenity, creating competitive edge in the challenge to attract and maintain tenants.

CSIIP

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.