Companies eligible to receive funding from the UVA LVG Seed Fund include:

  • Companies founded to commercialize UVA intellectual property
  • Companies founded by current UVA faculty, staff, students, and iLab companies
  • In certain cases, alumni-founded companies may be considered 

Applicants must submit a presentation slide deck outlining:

  • The problem being solved
  • The market opportunity and competition
  • The technology/product/solution and its uniqueness
  • The competition and how this technology/product/solution compares
  • Financial model/milestones
  • The current management and research team
  • Level of funding needed and how the funds will be utilized

For information about eligibility requirements and how to apply, please contact Bob Creeden, Managing Director of the Seed Fund & New Ventures at or (434) 924-0462.

Upload your business plan in PDF format here

Upload your company/technology presentation in PDF format

Upload your executive summary in PDF format here