The VTC Innovation Fund strives to achieve a superior rate of return on venture capital investments while contributing to the economic development of Southwest and Central Virginia along with the broader Commonwealth of Virginia.  While the Fund’s primary focus is superior risk-adjusted returns within the venture capital asset class, the intended and desired consequence of investing in high growth companies in Virginia includes, but is not limited to, the following:

Enhance and diversify the economic base in the Roanoke and New River Valleys by fostering the creation and retention of high growth businesses and jobs
Promote entrepreneurship and encourage the development and growth of a vibrant regional entrepreneurial community
Facilitate the private sector commercialization of promising technology from Virginia Tech and Carilion Clinic
Attract investments from regional and national venture capital firms
Foster public and private partnerships within the region