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  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.

 

Preferred Provider 

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. 

 

 

National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) PowerPoint Presentation