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How to Find Startup Business Funding, Financing By U.S. State: Alaska, Arizona

So, you’re building an IT services business or a startup company up in Alaska or down in Arizona. How can you find potential funding, financing or mentoring services for your company? Perhaps these organizations can assist.

Let's start with Alaska...

Alaska Growth Capital: Alaska Growth Capital is nationally recognized for championing economic development and diversity in rural markets, the company says. The firm makes an extra effort to assist businesses that are rural, minority owned or technology based.

Alaska Venture Partners: Alaska Venture Partners is a privately held Alaskan company that serves as a local source of capital.

Now, let's jump to Arizona...

Arizona Center for Innovation (Tech Parks Arizona): The Arizona Center for Innovation is a high tech incubator promoting the development of high-technology companies in Southern Arizona through a disciplined program of business development.

Arizona Tech Investors: Arizona Tech Investors is an active community of accredited investors who invest in early-stage technology companies located in Arizona and the surrounding states

Desert Angels: A non-profit organization serving as a forum for accredited investors who seek opportunities to invest in startup or early stage companies.

Grayhawk Capital: Grayhawk Capital provides a vehicle through which promising early-stage and growth-stage companies can add resources and drive growth. Grayhawk Capital invests $1 million to $4 million to acquire minority ownership in companies with strong business momentum.

Invest Southwest: Invest Southwest is the premier organization for connecting investors with the best and brightest ventures in the region. It is the connective network among the startup investor ecosystem — spanning angels investors and groups, venture capital firms, corporate venture, incubators, lawyers, CPAs and entrepreneurs.

Northern Arizona Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology: NACET is a small-business assistance program founded to help entrepreneurs and startups succeed in Arizona. It offers hands-on consulting to all types of businesses, from non-technology, service and manufacturing to high-technology, bio technology, scientific and renewable energy.

More Business Funding and Financing Options

The ChannelE2E Funding and Financing Database lists angel networks, incubators, financing firms, venture capitalists, private equity firms and mentors that specialize in business growth strategies. More than 400 organizations across the U.S. are listed.

ChannelE2E profiles one or two states per week — pinpointing regional and national organizations that can drive local businesses forward. Submissions and listings in funding database are free. All submissions are reviewed by ChannelE2E for relevancy.

Joe Panettieri

Joe Panettieri is co-founder & editorial director of MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E, the two leading news & analysis sites for managed service providers in the cybersecurity market.