The Battle Born Growth Escalator Venture Program is Nevada’s state
venture capital program. It makes equity investments in early stage,
high growth Nevadan enterprises.


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WHO WE ARE

Battle Born is an evergreen venture capital program, overseen by the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) under the auspices of the US Treasury’s State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI).


OUR MANDATE

Battle Born’s mandate is to invest in the highest return prospects, those that have the potential to provide at least a 15% IRR to the program.


WHAT WE LOOK FOR

We prioritize companies whose high-growth products and services have an enduring sustainable advantage over competitors, that have traction with customers, and that have teams with a proven track record in their industry.

WHAT WE FUND

Battle Born invests in early stage Nevadan enterprises in the following sectors: aerospace & defense, agriculture, energy, healthcare, IT, logistics & operations, manufacturing, mining, tourism & gaming, water.


HOW TO APPLY

We accept applications through the Gust platform, and follow an investment process that’s typical for institutional investors.


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