Sponsor Opportunities

NSIV is a valuable resource to entrepreneurs, service providers, investors, government agencies, and others interested in the development of new technologies. Working with our member companies provides the opportunity to build long-term relationships with emerging companies, find new viable investments poised for growth, and to support economic growth in the North Shore.

Sponsor support allows NSIV to deliver a high-quality, fast-track growth program that allows our portfolio companies to become regional leaders. Sponsors play a key role by engaging our enterprises at this early stage of development. This is the first stage in creating high-skill, well-paying jobs that are crucial for our region and our country to remain competitive in the global marketplace.

Types of sponsorships available at this time (all sponsorships are tax deductible):

1.     Founding Partners                   $100,000

Founding Partners will receive naming rights in high-traffic areas or prominent locations within NSIV facilities, will be featured in organization materials, invited to committee participation, and receive full Platinum Sponsor benefits as outlined below. Founding Partners commit to a multi-year contribution in support of the NSIV program.

2.     Sustaining Sponsors               $50,000

Sustaining Sponsors will be featured in organization materials and receive full Platinum Sponsor benefits as outlined below. Sustaining Sponsors commit to a multi-year contribution in support of the NSIV program.

3.     Annual Sponsors

Annual sponsors are invited to participate in all NSIV activities and will be included on the NSIV website and featured in all appropriate organization material. Sponsors will be provided opportunities to meet with and engage our portfolio companies and are also encouraged to actively volunteer resources to our members and participate on their advisory boards at their discretion.

Platinum:  $25,000 – Support at this level entitles sponsors to regularly scheduled office hours within the NSIV center for contact with portfolio companies and opportunities as outlined below.

Gold:  $10,000 – Facility access, website logo links,  materials recognition, and opportunities as outlined below

Silver:  $5,000 – Event attendance, website logo links, sponsor events promoted

Corporate:  $2,500 – Website logo links, promotional materials on display

4.     Supporters                  $500    

Supporters are individuals or small company sponsors that support the work of NSIV and/or may benefit from the programs and facilities. May include website logo links, invitation to InnoVentures U Programs, and occasional use of flex space.