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Virginia Venture Partners (formerly CIT GAP Funds)

Venture Fund · 9 Members · Herndon, VA, USA · NASVF

Our Investment Focus

Virginia Venture Partners (VVP) is a family of seed and early stage venture funds investing in Virginia-based technology, lifescience and cleantech companies, with a high potential for achieving rapid growth and generating significant economic return for entrepreneurs, co-investors and the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Serving a vital connecting function, VVP partners with accelerators, seed-funds and angel groups to source and invest in companies. Serving as Virginia’s venture capital “on-ramp,” VVP helps portfolio companies access downstream investment from a broad range of capital providers with in region and across the nation.


We've invested over $34M in 250+ companies who have raised an additional $1B+ from 1000+ investors.


Active funds include:


GAP Tech Fund III
Early stage fund focused on IT and technology companies.

GAP Life Science Fund III
Early stage fund focused on life science companies.

GAP Energy Fund III 
Early stage fund focused on energy efficiency and renewable energy companies.

Virginia Founders Fund
The Virginia Founders Fund provides seed stage capital to Virginia's traditionally underserved communities - underserved geographies, women founders, minority founders and Veteran founders.


Virginia Partners Fund (VPF)
Seed-Stage I initiative investing in Virginia’s traditionally
underserved geographies and partnering with accelerators and tech transfer programs to develop new tech start-ups.

Portfolio


RoundlyX

Fintech

ChowCall

Food and Beverage

SCOUT Inc.

Aerospace

ARtGlass

Electronics / Instrumentation

OxiWear.Inc

Medical Devices and Equipment

AnswersNow

Healthcare Services

Tympanogen, Inc.

Medical Devices and Equipment

Linebird

Industrial/Energy

DHK Storage, Inc

Networking and Equipment

C2 Labs, Inc.

Software

Linebird

Industrial/Energy

Happyly

Business Products

Preferred Industries

  • Aerospace
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Products
  • Clean Technology
  • Computers and Peripherals
  • Consumer Products
  • Education
  • Electronics / Instrumentation
  • Fintech
  • Gaming
  • Healthcare Services
  • Industrial/Energy
  • Internet / Web Services
  • Marketing / Advertising
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Mobile
  • Nanotechnology
  • Networking and Equipment
  • Other
  • Robotics
  • Security
  • Semiconductors
  • Software
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation

Preferred Locations

  • Virginia, USA