Dakota Venture Group Trains Young Investors
Here's a twist on incubator seed fund investments. The Center for Innovation at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, ND, developed a program to educate students about the nuances of angel and venture investing by setting up a venture fund - the Dakota Venture Group - and letting students manage everything from investment decisions to annual reporting. As a result, the students learn private equity investing through experience; the region's start-up companies gain access to vital seed-stage capital; and the innovation economy of North Dakota grows its entrepreneur and investor base. Read more by opening the NBIA Review below.