Source# Reporting that sourceDevelopmental Funding (Average Funding)
a.Non-SBIR federal funds 79 $72,697
b.Private Investment
(1) U.S. Venture Capital 13 $4,114
(2) Foreign investment 8 $4,288
(3) Other private equity 20 $7,605
(4) Other domestic private company 39 $8,522
c.Other sources
(1) State or local governments 20 $1,672
(2) College or Universities 6 $293
d.Your own company (Including money you have borrowed) 149 $21,548
e.Personal funds of company owners 54 $4,955

From: C, NRC Phase I Survey

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An Assessment of the SBIR Program at the Department of Defense.
National Research Council (US) Committee for Capitalizing on Science, Technology, and Innovation: An Assessment of the Small Business Innovation Research Program, Policy and Global Affairs; Wessner CW, editor.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2009.
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