Office of Investment and Innovation

Office of Investment and Innovation

Mission Statement

SBA’s Office of Investment and Innovation (OII) leads programs that provide the high-growth small business community with access to two things: financial capital and R&D funds to develop commercially viable innovations. Our work is underpinned by public-private partnerships that help small businesses on their trajectory from idea to initial public offering (IPO), namely: Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs); Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR);  Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR); and, the Growth Accelerator Fund Competition.

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SBA Growth Accelerator Winners

SBA has created connective tissue among the over 200 winning entrepreneurial ecosystems now part of the Growth Accelerator Fund Competition program.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ...

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About Our Office

The Office of Investment and Innovation (OII) supports high growth small businesses through the following four programs: Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs):  Since 1958, the mission of the SBIC program has been to stimulate and supplement...

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