I  First Flight Venture Center

http://www.ffvcnc.org





     Office Locations:

2 Davis Drive
PO BOX 13169
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Phone: 919-990-8558
Fax: 919-990-8561

 

Stages:

  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Information Technology

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    Description:

    First Flight Venture Center (FFVC) is a high-science, high-impact incubator located in the heart of Research Triangle Park. Established in 1991 to serve the initial needs of entrepreneurs and early stage science companies, the firm has more than 25 years experience in launching new businesses in North Carolina, more than 275 world class, game-changing technologies.. First Flight provides companies with affordable space with flexible leases, shared business services, and management guidance and counseling. FFVC offers 25,000 square feet of leasable office and laboratory space for up to 40 emerging high-science, high-impact companies. The incubator is owned and managed by the North Carolina Technological Development Authority (NCTDA).



    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    Andrew Schwab President
    Joe Spratt Finance
    Mary U. Musacchia Chair, Board of Directors and Navigator

     

    Portfolio companies include:


      510Nano
        web link


      Ascent Bio-Nano Technologies, Inc.
        web link


      Clairvoyant Networks LLC
        web link


      CleanVolt Energy
        web link


      IProbe Labs Inc.
        web link


      Jericho Sciences
        web link


      MAA Laboratories, Inc.
        web link


      Zenomics
        web link


     

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