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Nebraska Angel Sidecar Fund

Nebraska Angel Sidecar Fund
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The Nebraska Angel Sidecar Fund encourages greater private investment in Nebraska-based start-up companies thereby increasing the overall investment impact. Invest Nebraska Corporation will award seed capital funds that match private angel fund investments. Seed capital may be used for advanced intellectual property development and evaluation, advanced proof of concept work for scientific discovery, advanced prototype design and development, key personnel hires, and related activities.

Eligible businesses are Nebraska-based start-up companies that have (1) a committed leadership team with significant experience related to the technology being commercialized and launching a start-up technology business, or committed collaborators and/or mentors with such experience; (2) a viable plan for securing venture capital financing to successfully grow the start-up company within a reasonable time period after the seed capital co-investment; and (3) a market-based, third-party investment commitment equal to at least 100 percent of the total requested seed capital funding from the NPSF.

A guideline of $50,000 minimum and $500,000 maximum, or 50% of total project cost will be used, although a single co-investment may vary from these guidelines if substantiated by review criteria. Seed capital co-investments will be in the form of equity or convertible debt, specifics to be determined by Invest Nebraska Corporation.

Contact: Dan Hoffman, CFO/COO
                Invest Nebraska Corporation
                4701 Innovation Drive
                Lincoln, NE 68521
                Telephone: (402) 742-7860
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Invest Nebraska Angel Sidecar Fund Guidelines

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