Calling All Venture Capital Funds: RFI for SSBCI in Mississippi is Now Open

Innovate Mississippi is pleased to announce that the Request for Information (RFI) period is now open to express an interest in Mississippi’s potential new SSBCI Venture Capital Program.  Investment funds or potential investment funds in Mississippi are invited to submit to receive up to a 100% match from SSBCI, potentially…

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US Economic Development Administration Awards over $600k to Innovate Mississippi Programs

Innovate Mississippi is proud to announce that we've won two "Build to Scale" federal grants from the U.S. Economic Development Administration. The EDA awarded a $263,617 Capital Challenge Grant to help Innovate Mississippi encourage the formation and growth of regional angel funds, including in the Oxford/Northeast Mississippi region and the…

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Coronis Health Sale a 10-12x Win for Mississippi Investors and a Lesson in Long-Term Entrepreneurial Thinking

When Coronis Health sold for over $650 million this past spring, several investors in the Mississippi-founded company reaped the rewards. After years of growing pains, headaches and cat-herding, the team that stuck it out enjoyed a considerable return on their investment. The Coronis story started more than 15 years ago…

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