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In his post titled, New Hope on the Horizon for Getting Through the Valley of Death on the SBIR Coach website, Fred Patterson mentions the new NASVF / Innovation America initiative.

"On Monday, the National Association of Seed and Venture Funds (NASVF) announced the intent, in a joint venture with a dynamic "innovation intermediary", Innovation America (IA), to create a National Innovation Seed Fund of Funds to help fill the investment gap faced by entreprenurial companies seeking to get through what's known as the "Valley of Death"...
"This is big stuff. A Fund of Funds seeds other investment funds. The magnitude of numbers being talked about are using $Bs not $Ms. Control will be regional, closer to where the entrepreneurial companies are and where the investments will be made..."
Visit his site to read the full article.