I  North Mississippi Enterprise Initiative


     Office Locations:

9 Industrial Park Drive, Suite 104
Oxford, MS 38655
Phone: 662-281-0720



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing & Industrial



    The North Mississippi Enterprise Initiative (NMEI) is a non-profit, public/private regional partnership for entrepreneurial growth. NMEI manages 3 business incubators - Oxford, Batesville and Grenada - and provides leadership in entrepreneurship within the region. The sponsoring entities include the cities of Batesville, Grenada and Oxford; the counties of Panola, Grenada and Lafayette; the Panola Partnership; the Oxford-Lafayette Economic Development Foundation; the Grenada Economic Development District; the Economic Development Authority of the U.S. Dept. of Commerce; the Tennessee Valley Authority; the Mississippi Development Authority; and the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss).

    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
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    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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    Holly Kelly Executive Director


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Elliott Logic
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      Global Technical Systems
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      Mercury Bikes
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      Miltec Research and Technology
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      Next Gear Solutions/SHIFT
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