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Funding and Finance Resources


Newton Needham Chamber of Commerce - Funding Resources

NNCOC is a non-profit membership funded organization where members increase sales, forge partnerships, swap ideas, promote endeavors, and recruit talent through a varied menu of large and small networking events and specialized programs.

The Capital Network - Funding Resources and Advice

The Capital Network is a non-profit (501c3) organization that provides practical, hands-on education and personalized mentoring to help early-stage entrepreneurs master the entire funding process and successfully raise seed capital & beyond.

LifeSci Venture - Biotech VC Blog, Bruce Booth

Venture capital is a long investment cycle business, and never before has that been so clear as now in the face of the ongoing COVID pandemic. Even with the unprecedented public equity market volatility, venture investing into private biopharma companies appears to be continuing with conviction.

CrunchBase - VC Reports Through Pandemic

Overall, total global venture dollars for 2020 track at $129 billion for the first half of the year. This includes all funding stages, from seed, venture, corporate venture and private equity rounds in venture-backed companies. 




With over a decade in the books, this program focuses on the most promising startups in this vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Venture Captial Firms

XConomy - VC Firm List

For more than a decade, Xconomy has provided timely, insightful, close-to-the-scene information about the trends, companies, and personalities that best exemplify today’s life science innovation economy.

Evaluate - Venture Financing

Providing a complete and dynamic valuation of pharma assets, radically transforming our clients’ confidence in strategic portfolio decisions.

Third Rock Ventures - Venture Capital Firm

Third Rock Ventures is a leading healthcare venture firm focused on advancing disruptive areas of science and medicine to deliver breakthroughs.

New England Venture Capital Association - Venture Capital Firm

The NEVCA is a network, a catalyst, an advocate, and a resource – working to make New England the best place in the world to start, grow, and invest in companies.

Atlas Venture

Bringing promising therapeutics to clinical proof-of-concept. Examples include Annovation, Arteaus, Delinia, LTI, Quartet, Rodin, Spero, Stromedix, and Zafgen.

Launchpad Venture

Launchpad is a network of active angel investors building individual portfolios by investing both financial & human capital in Boston-area startups.

Walnut Ventures

Walnut Ventures is a group of experienced entrepreneurs and executives who invest in and mentor Boston-area seed and early stage companies with technology-based B2B or B2C products.

Polaris Partners

Building long-term relationships with technology & healthcare visionaries across all stages of investment.

Flagship Pioneering

Pioneering scientists and professionals who build companies that transform human health and sustainability.

5AM Ventures

5AM Ventures is a leading venture capital firm focused on building next-generation life science companies capable of delivering outstanding returns to our investors.

Angel Groups

Mass Medical Angels - Angel Group

Mass Medical Angels (MA2) is a seed-stage investor group exclusively focused on life science and healthcare investments, whose mission is to bring more clinical tools to the marketplace while attaining superior returns for our investors.

Tech Coast Angels - Tips to Garner Investments

TCA identifies, mentors and funds early-stage companies to help get their ideas to market, and where TCA members devote their time, expertise and capital to help companies grow and succeed.

Boston Harbour Angels

Boston Harbor Angels, like a lighthouse, helps entrepreneurs navigate and grow their start-up businesses through the treacherous waters of an increasingly competitive environment in our global economy.

Beacon Angels

Beacon Angels is a Boston-based angel group that invests in the $50,000 to $400,000 range in early-stage, fast-growing companies. Since their 2006 founding, Beacon has helped grow many successful New England-based startup companies.

VC Firms
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