2015 Economic Impact - By the Numbers
OCIB's economic impact has surpassed $1.9 billion.
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Fund of Funds
Programs for Venture Capital Firms
The Venture Investment Program
Through its Venture Investment Program (VIP) the Board supports investments in private, professionally managed venture capital firms that have committed to serving entrepreneurs within the state and that have a history of producing solid returns for their investors.
The Board has made commitments to 19 venture funds. More than $163 million has been invested in 36 promising Oklahoma businesses as a result of OCIB’s venture activities.
Understanding Venture Capital
Venture capital is money provided by professionals who invest alongside management in young, rapidly growing companies that have the potential to develop into significant economic contributors. Venture capital is an important source of equity for start-up companies.