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PA DCED Venture Capital Advisor Joins Business as Usual

Business as Usual

We continue our exploration of venture capital activity in the Pittsburgh region today at noon as we welcome Diane Sterthous, Venture Capital Advisor - PA Department of Community and Economic Development.

Diane will detail how the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority Venture Investment Program (VIP) is addressing the financing needs of technology-oriented businesses by increasing the amount of available risk capital. 

VIP has invested more than $100 million in venture capital funds having recently put $5 million into three state venture capital funds, including 412 Venture Fund. Join us to learn about this and more efforts to increase available capital to our tech startups.