GRA Venture Fund is the Atlanta, Georgia based investment affiliate of the Georgia Research Alliance and the GRA Venture development program. They invest in research-based technology, life sciences, manufacturing and agricultural startups in Georgia.
GRA Venture Fund was launched in 2009 with a $7.5 million investment from the State of Georgia. Following this, GRA Venture Fund raised a further $11.8 million from investors. In 2015, GRA Venture Fund held a second raise of $25 million, $21 million of which came from individual investors.
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