Welcome To Eighteen Ventures
Helping Health Technology Entrepreneurs
Build Successful Businesses!
Eighteen Ventures (EV) is a small business development
advisory firm providing consulting services to health technology entrepreneurs and startups nationwide.
We help health technology entrepreneurs, such as engineers, physicians,
nurses, researchers, inventors, etc., turn their proposed novel concepts into successful small businesses. In particular,
our consulting services are designed to help entrepreneurs move their ideas from technology concept towards full product development.
Utilizing our market research
& analysis, business modeling and business plan development expertise, we help our clients secure new technology development
funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs.
Eighteen Ventures is a Preferred Provider with the Pennsylvania Innovation Partnership program. Pennsylvania based health technology entrepreneurs and startups can use the Innovation Partnership's $3,000
MicroVoucher to help pay for Eighteen Ventures' SBIR proposal development service.
NSF SBIR Program PowerPoint Presentation
The NSF SBIR PowerPoint presentation below provides basic background
information about the program and how to succeed in it. In fact, the document, on page 6, showcases the three phase
funding process. An illustration on how the program works can be found on page 7. Page 8 outlines a Phase I proposal
development strategy for the upcoming mid-December 2018 proposal submission deadline. Finally, pages 9, 10 and 11 describe
the health technology development opportunites offered by the NSF SBIR program.