VC  Southeast TechInventures

     Office Locations:

P.O. Box 13714, Research Triangle Park
Durham, NC 27709-3714



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Communications & Networking
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical Device



    Southeast TechInventures' (STI) mission is to build an effective and profitable technology accelerator for rapid conversion of university scientific breakthroughs into products, services and new technology companies. STI works with university-based inventors to accelerate the commercialization of technologies and intellectual property (IP) in the areas of biotechnology (bioengineering and medical devices), photonics (optics and displays), information technology, energy, materials, and nanotechnologies. STI partners with universities, government funding agencies, private investors, and corporate entities to provide the structure, processes and funding needed to successfully bring new technologies to market.



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    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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    Don Brashears Board Member
    Karen LeVert Co-Founder, President and CEO
    Kristina Johnson Co-Founder
    Meg Elmore Director
    William (BJ) Lawson MD Board Member


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