- Biotechnology Tools
- Medical Devices
- Healthcare IT
Early Stage Fund
Investing is a vehicle to create wealth.
But it’s also a way to give back. The Early Stage Fund is offered through Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse. Breakthroughs in life sciences eliminates suffering around the world. But how do you separate a good idea from a bad one? Where do you find a like-minded network partner with the experience to navigate such a complex environment?
At the PLSG, we have the domain experience to help you sort through issues like:
- Where are the trends headed in personalized medicine?
- What is the competitive landscape in pain management?
- How do I know if it’s time to invest in medical devices?
Our Executives-in-Residence work with our companies to plot a plan to win. As future CEO’s. their hands-on relationship with a management team and comprehensive due diligence process determines when a company is ready for investment. We do this because it’s the best way to help companies win and generate returns for you.
Who is eligible for this funding option?
Early stage companies within the twenty county western Pennsylvania regions
Important features of this funding option:
The investment will be made in a form determined by the PLSG, including but not necessarily limited to grant, loan, equity investment and royalty/payback agreement.
Investments require a 1:1 match, which may be cash or in-kind (personnel time, equipment use, materials, software or reduced overhead).
An early stage company is defined as a company that has raised less that $2.5 million in investments outside of federal or state grants.
Range of Funding: $50,000 – $250,000
Website URL: http://www.plsg.com/capital-investment-programs/early-stage-fund/