Innovation Investment Fund: Preliminary Questionnaire

At a basic level, IW companies should meet certain criteria, including:

  • U.S. owned
  • Located in Southwestern Pennsylvania
  • Currently employ fewer than 50 people
  • Developing a proprietary technology in an area such as: life sciences (medical devices and biotechnology), information technology (hardware, software, internet infrastructure
  • Products or services address high-potential emerging and growing markets
  • A clear and compelling value proposition
  • A strategy to achieve full-scale commercialization
  • Entrepreneurs and other leaders possess passion and dedication to the commercial success of the company
  • Likely to attract funding from private investors

A Few Questions

To be considered for investments of risk capital and expertise, we ask that you complete the following questionnaire. Required fields are marked with "*".

Contact Information

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  • Additional Company Information

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  • Management Team
  • Capital Investment to Date

Terms and Agreements

Innovation Works is a non-profit economic development agency serving the citizens of southwestern Pennsylvania. If we agree to provide you with business assistance, we will do so at no charge to you. We disclaim (and you waive) all warranties related to the assistance we may provide to you, and you also agree that neither Innovation Works, its directors, officers, employees nor agents shall be liable to you for any damages, including, without limitation, loss of profit or business opportunity.

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