Venture Capital

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Company Title Company Description City
Acorn Innovestments

Acorn Innovestments provides funding and support to startups that are working to solve current and future environmental problems, focusing on manufacturing, advanced materials and environmental technology.

AgTech Accelerator Corp.

AgTech Accelerator provides venture funding to early-stage agricultural technology companies.

Alliance Capital Ventures

Alliance Capital Ventures (ACV) provides equipment leasing to venture capital-backed and emerging growth companies located throughout the eastern half of the United States.

alumshares Inc.

Alumshares is a platform that connects alumni of research institutions with investment opportunities at those universities.

Asheville Angels

Asheville Angels is a member-based angel investor network with a focus on startups and early-stage, high-growth companies in Asheville and across the Southeast.

Aurora Funds Inc.

Aurora Funds is a venture capital firm that provides capital, connections and strategic help to entrepreneurs with early stage life science and information technology companies.

Belief Biomed Inc.

Belief Biomed promotes international collaboration by connecting investors from China with opportunities in precision medicine in North Carolina.

Bioventure Partners LLC

Bioventure Partners provides growth advisory services and investment to high potential companies in the life sciences.

Chapel Hill
Blue Point Capital Partners

Blue Point Capital Partners is a national private equity firm that focuses on investments in manufacturing, distribution and service businesses that primarily address commercial and industrial markets.

Bourne Partners

Bourne Partners is an international merchant bank that provides financial advisory services and capital to companies in the specialty pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology and service segments of the life sciences arena.

Bull City Select Investments

Bull City Select Investments invests in early stage pharmaceutical companies, with a focus on opportunities that develop novel pharmaceutical products from IP obtained from universities or out-licensed from other companies.

Research Triangle Park
Capitala Group

CapitalSouth Partners provides private equity and mezzanine capital to lower middle-market companies.

Carlyle Group

Carlyle Group is a private global investment firm that acts as lead equity investor in management-led buyouts, equity private placements and growth capital financings. The Charlotte office focuses on technology and business services.

Carolina Angel Network LLC

Carolina Angel Network provides an angel investing platform and co-investment fund that leverages the UNC alumni network. Portfolio companies must have a UNC afiliation and be headquartered in the United States.

Chapel Hill
Carolina Financial Group LLC

Carolina Financial Group is an investment banking firm that specializes in raising private capital and providing financial advisory services.

Carolina Piedmont Capital Inc.

Carolina Piedmont Capital provides financial services, growth equity and capital investments to all business types, with a specialty niche in the markets of healthcare, dental, pharma, medical device and biotechnology industries.

Carolina Seed Investors LLC

Carolina Seed Investors provides seed stage capital and financial guidance to university based start up companies. The fund is focused primarily on UNC, NC State and Wake Forest Universities.

Chapel Hill
Carousel Capital

Carousel Capital is a private investment firm that invests in companies located in the Southeastern United States, primarily in three targeted growth sections: business services; consumer products and services; and healthcare services.

Cato BioVentures

Cato BioVentures, the venture capital affiliate of Cato Research Ltd., invests in opportunities at all stages of development and across multiple therapeutic areas in private and public companies.

Century Capital Associates LLC

Century Capital Associates is a boutique investment banking firm providing strategic, transaction and financial advisory services to emerging technology companies.

Charlotte Angel Fund LLC

Charlotte Angel Fund invests in early stage Carolinas-based companies at $100,000 - $200,000 per company.

Chiesi Ventures

Chiesi Ventures invests in early stage development opportunities in the area of rare and orphan disorders.

Research Triangle Park
Coddle Creek Capital LLC

Coddle Creek Capital invests in early stage life science companies.

Dakota Biotech LLC

Dakota Biotech invests in businesses with early stage disruptive technologies in the biotechnology, biomedical and industrial automation sectors.

Dioko Ventures

Dioko Ventures is a venture capital firm targeting early stage healthcare and information technology companies in the Piedmont Triad and Western regions of North Carolina.

Dragonfly Capital Partners LLC

Dragonfly Capital is an investment banking firm focusing primarily on the specific needs of management and owners of small and middle-market companies primarily in North America.

Duke Angel Network Inc.

The Duke Angel Network (DAN) supports the Duke entrepreneurial community with an angel investing platform and co-investment fund that leverages the Duke alumni network. Companies must have a Duke affiliation and be located in the United States.

Echo Health Ventures LLC

Echo Health Ventures invests in health care companies.

Eshelman Ventures LLC

Eshelman Ventures is an investment company primarily interested in private healthcare companies.

Excelerate Health Ventures LLC

Excelerate Health Ventures is an early stage healthcare focused fund.

Research Triangle Park
FHI Ventures Inc.

FHI Ventures is an accelerator and seed-stage investor for social enterprises in emerging markets that operate in health and education industries.

Five Points Capital Inc.

Five Points Capital is a private equity manager, investing equity and subordinated debt in the consumer, energy, finance, healthcare and technology sectors.

Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise - UNC-CH

The Frank Hawkins Institute acts as a hub for collaboration among business, government, academia and civil society worldwide, helping clients and partners translate the latest knowledge into practical solutions and mutually beneficial results.

Chapel Hill
Frontier Capital

Frontier Capital provides growth equity to business services companies throughout the Southeast, South and Mid-Atlantic regions.

Golden Pine Ventures LLC

Golden Pine Ventures is a venture capital company that seeks out biotechnology and biomedical opportunities.

Green Works 2.0 LLC

Green Works 2.0 invests in agtech startups and repurposes industrial property to house its portfolio companies.

Research Triangle Park
Halifax Group LLC

Halifax Group was formed to capitalize on opportunities for equity investments in small private companies with total enterprise values of less than $100 million.

Hatteras Venture Partners

Hatteras Venture Partners is a venture capital firm with a focus on biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostics and related opportunities in human medicine.

Hutchison PLLC

Hutchison PLLC provides strategic business and intellectual property-related legal counsel to life science and technology companies and advises angel investors and venture capital firms throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic.

IDEA Fund Partners

IDEA Fund Partners is a seed and early stage venture capital firm focused on investing in and working alongside innovative technology companies in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.

IMAF - Cape Fear

Inception Micro Angel Fund is a member-managed seed stage angel fund seeking to invest both dollars and time in seed stage, high growth companies and spin outs from UNC-Wilmington, Duke University and UNC Chapel Hill schools of marine science.


Inception Micro Angel Fund is a member-managed seed stage angel fund designed to capitalize on the growth in entrepreneurial activity and venture financing, primarily in the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina.

IMAF - West

Inception Micro Angel Fund is a member-managed seed stage angel fund seeking to invest dollars and time in seed stage, high growth companies and spin outs from WCU, UNC Asheville and licensed opportunities from Oak Ridge National Laboratories.

IMAF Coastal Plain LLC

Inception Micro Angel Fund is a member-managed seed stage angel fund seeking to invest dollars and time in seed stage, high growth companies, with an emphasis on medical device startups.

Rocky Mount

IMAF East is a member-managed seed stage angel capital fund designed to capitalize on the growth in entrepreneurial activity and venture financing, primarily in North Carolina, and selective areas of Virginia and South Carolina.

Inception Micro Angel Fund LLC

The Inception Micro Angel Fund works with the university and entrepreneurial community by providng initial capital investment.

Julz Co LLC

Julz Co is an investment management company focused on the health care industry with an emphasis on therapeutics, diagnostics and digital healthcare.

Chapel Hill
KdT Ventures LLC

KdT Ventures is an early stage venture capital fund investing in computational science and life science firms.

Black Mountain
Kindberg Consulting Group LLC

Kindberg Consultants offers commercialization, manufacturing, business strategy, portfolio management and M&A consulting for medical device and diagnostic companies.

Lighthouse BioPartners LLC

Lighthouse BioPartners provides business development consulting, with a focus on licensing and M&A transactions, as well as raising capital. Lighthouse BioPartners serves specialty pharma, biotech and medtech companies.

Mario Family Partners LP

Mario Family Partners is a diversified asset management company that specializes in early-stage biotech ventures.

MED1 Ventures LLC

MED1 Ventures is an operating company that develops medical products with exits expected within 18 to 48 months.

Montague Capital Partners LLC

Montague Capital Partners is a venture capital and private advisory firm providing services to investment advisory firms and biotechnology companies in North Carolina and nationally.

Nano Ventures LLC

Nano Ventures is a biotech angel investment firm.

NDI Medical LLC

NDI is a medical device commercialization and venture capital firm focused on funding and developing neurodevice technologies for unmet health needs.

Chapel Hill
Next Meridian LLC

Next Meridian is a management consulting firm with expertise in financial and strategic consulting.

Chapel Hill
NovaQuest Capital Management LLC

NovaQuest Capital Management invests in late-stage clinical and commercialized biopharmaceutical products.

One Better Ventures LLC

One Better Ventures advises, invests in and incubates mission-driven consumer brands, including health and wellness brands.

Orr Group

Orr Group is an investment banking firm that provides merger and acquisition, financing and strategic guidance and valuation advisory services to middle market companies.

Pappas Capital LLC

Pappas Capital invests exclusively in the life sciences sector - biotechnology, specialty pharmaceuticals, drug delivery, medical devices and related ventures - across the United States and Canada.

PharmaBio Development Inc.

PharmaBio Development makes investments in biotechnology.

Piedmont Venture Capital

Piedmont Venture Capital provides venture funding to companies in the technology, medical device and energy industries. Piedmont Ventures also provides strategic advisory for M&A activity and joint ventures, as well as interim CFO and COO services.

Plexus Capital

Plexus Capital provides growth capital to middle market companies through investments in subordinated debt and equity securities.

Plexus Capital (Raleigh)

Plexus Capital provides growth capital to middle market companies through investments in subordinated debt and equity securities.

Rare Cancer Research Foundation

The Rare Cancer Research Foundation makes strategic investments in cancer research in order to accelerate deployment of promising therapies.

RareGen LLC

RareGen provides strategy, commercialization and investment support for companies developing therapeutics to treat rare diseases. RareGen is seeking late stage clinical and commercial ready pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) products.

Research Triangle Business Advisors

Research Triangle Business Advisors provides business consulting services with an emphasis on executive coaching and mentoring, strategic planning, operational assessment, and sales and marketing issues.

Rex Health Ventures

Rex Health Ventures invests in and partners with companies and entrepreneurs to help bring products and services into the healthcare marketplace.

Ridgemont Equity Partners

Ridgemont Equity Partners is a private equity firm that specializes in middle market buyout and growth equity investments.

River Cities Capital Funds

River Cities Capital Funds invests in high-growth IT and healthcare companies.

RogersWilliams Capital Partners LLP

RogersWilliams Capital Partners invests and acquires technology companies, with a focus in medtech, biotech and pharmaceuticals.

RTP Capital Associates

RTP Capital Associates is an angel network that guides and invests in seed and early-stage companies, primarily in the Southeastern U.S.

Research Triangle Park
Southern Capitol Ventures

Southern Capitol Ventures provides capital to technology companies in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. Southern Capitol Ventures focuses on early-stage companies in the software, e-commerce, digital media, mobile and healthcare IT industries.

Sovereign's Capital

Sovereign’s Capital invests in growth-stage companies in the areas of B2C technology, tech-enabled consumer goods and services, B2B technology, healthcare IT and medical devices.

Strategic Avalanche LLC

Strategic Avalanche provides consulting services for the agricultural, chemical and industrial biotech sectors. Services range from innovation and collaboration to due diligence and commercialization.

Subveho LLC

Subveho provides early-stage pharmaceutical investors a virtual management team.

Syngenta Ventures

Syngenta Ventures, the venture capital arm of Syngenta AG, invests in innovative early and mid-stage agribusiness companies to help bring innovation to growers.

Research Triangle Park
The Launch Place

The Launch Place provides services to startups through two investment funds, business consulting services, subsidy programs and training and mentoring initiatives.

Research Triangle Park
Tidewater Equity Partners LLC

Tidewater Equity Partners invests in companies in North Carolina and throughout the southeast in industries including manufacturing, services, technology, finance, energy, retail and healthcare.

Trelys Funds

The Trelys Funds is a venture capital investment group that focuses on early- to middle-staged financings in industry sectors such as information technologies, communications technologies, biotechnologies and life sciences.

Triangle Angel Partners LLC

Triangle Angel Partners invests in early life cycle companies in the high tech and life sciences industries.

Chapel Hill
Trinity Fund Partners

Trinity Fund Partners is a merchant bank focused on early stage and middle market companies.

TrueBridge Capital Partners

TrueBridge Capital Partners is an asset investment firm.

Chapel Hill
Tryon Capital Ventures LLC

Tryon Capital Ventures is a boutique merchant banking firm that provides services to re-energize and stimulate struggling early-stage and middle-market companies by combining analyses, strategy, people and money.

ValueGen Partners LLC

ValueGen Partners is an asset-based private equity firm that partners with clients and plays a direct operational role to help achieve corporate and investor objectives.

Wake Forest
Wilmington Investor Network

Wilmington Investor Network is a private equity fund of angel investors.

Wolfpack Investor Network LLC

The Wolfpack Investor Network provides an angel investing platform and co-investment fund that leverages the NC State alumni network. Portfolio companies must have an NC State affiliation and be headquartered in the United States.