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For investors that lead deals and follow deals, the EC helps entrepreneurs create investable businesses and acts as due diligence for Investable Stories.
The EC helps entrepreneurs build Investable Stories, executable business plans focused on delivering scalable growth, solid returns and shareholder value.
Through our programs and processes, EC Incubators test their assumptions and refine business models with the goal of creating sustainable, investable companies. The resources, mentors and access to personal networks accelerate the startup process and lower the investment risk for startup companies.
As a partner with the investment community, we rely on referrals for entrepreneurs and ideas that need improvement.
What sectors does the EC focus on?
Incubating companies are required to be in the Health Care, Digital Media & Entertainment, Technology, Social Enterprise sectors.
How much funding are EC incubating companies seeking?
EC companies are generally seeking seed stage funding for proof-of-concept through Venture Capital investment of $2MM+ depending on the business and its needs. Many EC incubating companies launch with initial rounds of funding between $500K to $1MM.
Are there resources for Angel Investors?
Many of the programs that are relevant to entrepreneurs seeking investment are relevant to angels looking to invest. We also have investor panel discussions and educational programming for angel investors looking to back early stage companies.
How do I contact incubating companies that might be interesting to me for investment?
Call the center or contact the center or incubating company through the website.
What do I do with ideas that I don’t invest in?
Investors see many ideas and pitches. Send the ones that don’t get funded to the EC. We help turn ideas that aren’t currently fundable into investable stories with opportunities to be successful, scalable businesses.
How does the EC source its ideas?
Word of Mouth and referrals from investor networks.