TABLE 4-2Sources of Additional Investments in SBIR Projects

SourceAverage Amount ($)
a. Non-SBIR federal funds259,683
b. Private Investment
       (1) U.S. venture capital164,060
       (2) Foreign investment40,682
       (3) Other private equity125,690
       (4) Other domestic private company64,304
c. Other sources
       (1) State or local governments9,329
       (2) College or universities1,202
d. Not previously reported
       (1) Your own company113,454
       (2) Personal funds15,706

SOURCE: NRC Phase II Survey.

From: 4, SBIR Program Outputs

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An Assessment of the SBIR Program.
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); 2008.
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