Battle Born Venture

Investing in Nevada’s Future

Battle Born Venture is Nevada’s state venture capital program. It makes equity investments in early stage, high-growth Nevadan enterprises. Overseen by GOED, Battle Born funds enterprises in the following industries: Aerospace & Defense, Agriculture, Energy, Health Care, IT, Logistics & Operations, Manufacturing, Mining, Tourism & Gaming, and Water.

Working with outside investors, Battle Born focuses exclusively on our state’s entrepreneurs. Battle Born invests in Nevada’s future by helping the State’s most innovative companies get the funding they need to succeed.

Funding

Company Stage No. of Full Time Employees Max. BBV Investment per Company Average BBV Investment per Company
Pre-Seed Fewer than 3 $100,000 $40,000
Seed  5-10 $500,000 $200,000
Venture 10+ $1,000,000 $200,000

How to Apply

Submit your application. 

Some Things to Keep in Mind as You Apply

We prioritize companies with high-growth products that have a sustainable advantage over competitors, have traction with customers, and have teams with a proven track record in their industry. In short, we are looking for Nevada’s most exceptional companies.

Given our mandate, there are certain projects we cannot fund, including:

  • Grants
  • Donations or sponsorships of any kind
  • The operations of mentoring programs
  • Nonprofits
  • Research projects or prototypes
  • Projects managed by state agencies or regional development agencies

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