The Batten Institute offers a portfolio of programs and other resources that enable innovators and entrepreneurs from Darden, the University of Virginia and beyond to transform new ideas into value-creating ventures. Since 2000, our venture and innovation programs have:
- Supported more than 275 companies and over 500 founding team members
- Provided over $1.5 million in grants to founding teams
- Enabled founding teams to raise about $150 million in equity capital and over $250 million across all forms of capital
- Led to the creation of up to 50 new jobs — and in some cases over 100 jobs — by each cohort
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Senior Director of Ventures