2015 Economic Impact - By the Numbers
OCIB's economic impact has surpassed $1.9 billion.
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The overriding mission of the Board is to mobilize equity and near-equity capital for investment to create jobs and diversify and stabilize the economy of the State of Oklahoma.
More specifically, the Board looks to support the growth of a broadly diversified financial industry capable of providing the necessary risk capital to Oklahoma entrepreneurial companies, ranging from early stage startups to later stage expansions.
By supporting investment in a number of venture capital funds, each with its own team of investment professionals, the Board is able to bring to Oklahoma a broad range of professional talent and capital to serve the diverse opportunities within the state. Likewise, by making a credit insurance type tool available to dozens of banks, the Board engages a large number of individual bankers in creating solutions for small business borrowers.