Virginia Venture Partners
Formed in 2005, Virginia Venture Partners (VVP) places equity investment in Virginia founders and takes Limited Partner positions in venture capital funds to generate significant economic returns for entrepreneurs, General Partners (GPs), co-investors, and the Commonwealth of Virginia. VVP places equity investments in Virginia’s leading technology, energy, life science and scaleable, non-tech startups through a family of seed and early-stage investment funds. VVP is a program provided through the Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation (VIPC).
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Commonwealth Commercialization Fund
The Commonwealth Commercialization Fund (CCF) was launched on July 1, 2020 to foster innovative and collaborative efforts in Virginia. Combining two legacy state programs, the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) and the Virginia Research Innovation Fund (VRIF), CCF seeks technologies with a high potential for economic development and job creation that position the Commonwealth as a national leader in science- and technology-based research, development, and commercialization. CCF is a program provided through the Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation (VIPC).
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Virginia Jobs Investment Program
The Virginia Jobs Investment Program (VJIP) is a discretionary program that provides funding to companies creating new jobs or experiencing technological change to reduce the human resource development costs for new companies, expanding companies, and companies retraining their employees. VJIP is a program administered through the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP).
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Virginia Talent Accelerator Program
The Virginia Talent Accelerator Program, delivered by Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) in partnership with the Virginia Community College System, provides world-class training and recruitment solutions that are fully customized to a company’s unique operations, equipment, standards, and culture. All program services are provided at no cost to qualified new and expanding companies as an incentive for job creation.
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Refundable R&D Expense Tax Credit
Effective for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2011, but before January 1, 2025, Virginia allows a refundable individual and corporate income tax credit for incurring Virginia qualified research and development expenses during a taxable year. This is an individual and corporate income tax credit for taxpayers with Virginia qualified research and development expenses under $5 million for a taxable year.
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