Office of Investment and Innovation
Mission Statement

The Office of Investment and Innovation's mission is to stimulate the economy by providing small businesses and entrepreneurs access to a) capital investment via our SBIC program and b) intellectual property and Federal research dollars via our SBIR and STTR programs. Since 1958, our mission has been and continues to be underpinned by public-private partnerships focused on reducing gaps for small companies operating on or along the dynamic four-way intersection in which our office operates; finance | principal investment capital | technology-driven innovation | high-growth entrepreneurship.

Office Spotlight
Impact Investment Initiative

The Impact Investment Initiative commits SBA to make $1 billion available, over five years, to investment funds licensed as Impact SBICs.  The fund managers responsible for leading these funds are subject to the same evaluation process and high ...

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About Our Office
The Office of Investment and Innovation (OII) at the US Small Business Administration runs the Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) program, a portfolio of public-private partnerships comprised of about 300 principal investment funds with over $...


Javier Saade
Associate Administrator

Javier is the SBA's Associate Administrator for the Office of Investment and Innovation (OII) and is part of the SBA's senior leadership team. He leads the agency's Small Business...

Connect With Us

Office of Investment and Innovation
409 3rd Street, S.W. Suite 6300
Washington, DC 20416
United States
Phone: 202 205 6510
Fax: 202 205 6959
TTY/TTD: 800-877-8339