TABLE 4-11Sources of Investment Funding

Source of Investment Total Investment ($) Percent Number of Investments Percent Average Investment ($)
Private Investment from U.S. Venture Capital 154,617,045 33.9 15 3.9 10,307,803
Private Investment from other Private Equity 141,992,212 31.1 40 10.4 3,549,805
Private Investment from Foreign Investment 39,616,075 8.7 12 3.1 3,301,340
Private Investment from other Domestic Private Company 21,624,866 4.7 31 8.1 697,576
Your Own Company 82,118,851 18.0 188 49.1 436,802
State or Local Government 6,290,000 1.4 23 6.0 273,478
Personal Funds 9,850,408 2.2 67 17.5 147,021
College or Universities 236,500 0.1 7 1.8 33,786
Total 456,345,957 100.0 383 100.0 1,191,504

SOURCE: NRC Phase II Survey.

From: 4, NIH SBIR Program—Outcomes

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An Assessment of the Small Business Innovation Research Program at the National Institutes of Health.
National Research Council (US) Committee for Capitalizing on Science, Technology, and Innovation: An Assessment of the Small Business Innovation Research Program; Wessner CW, editor.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2009.
Copyright © 2009, National Academy of Sciences.

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