Maryland Venture Fund
The Maryland Venture Fund is a State-funded seed and early-stage venture fund which makes direct investments in Maryland life sciences and other companies and indirect investments in venture capital funds. Approximately 40 percent of the Fund is invested in life sciences companies in the areas of therapeutics, medical devices, and diagnostics.
The Maryland Venture Fund typical invests when companies area ready for their first round of institutional financing in amounts of investment ranges from $100,000 to $1,000,000. Investments are generally in the form of equity or convertible debt, either as lead investor or following the terms of a lead investor.