Venture Capital Resources
Falls Angel Fund is a Sioux Falls-based community angel investment fund that invests in early-stage, high-growth companies in South Dakota and surrounding states. Learn more about Falls Angel Fund at www.sdei.org.
The Enterprise Institute operates a network of community-based angel investment funds in South Dakota. This network includes Falls Angel Fund (Sioux Falls), Black Hills Regional Angel Fund (Rapid City), Hub City Capital (Aberdeen), Park Capital Fund 1 (Brookings) and Kampeska Capital (Watertown). Learn more at www.sdei.org.
Bluestem Capital is a mid-west private equity company based in Sioux Falls, SD. The officers of Bluestem have over 85 years of collective business and private equity experience. Learn more about Bluestem at www.bluestemcapital.com.
South Dakota Equity Partners is a public-private partnership that aims to invest up to $30 million into early and growth-stage companies in South Dakota. The partnership aims to invest in a variety of projects, primarily research commercialization and knowledge-based companies. For more information, contact Blaine Crissman at [email protected]
Crescent Capital Holdings is a venture capital firm based out of Sioux Falls led by Kevin Tupy. Partnering with talented entrepreneurs and executive teams, Crescent takes a hands-on approach to unlock underlying value, enhance profitability, and scale businesses. Learn more at CrescentPE.com.
The Funding Farm brings businesses, products and ideas together with investors from rural America, and provides business consulting services to many types of companies. Learn more at TheFundingFarm.com.
Great North Labs is an early-stage venture fund for the upper Midwest that is actively looking to do make venture investments in South Dakota companies. They apply capital, operating experience, relationships, and market intelligence to cultivate the next generation of leading tech companies across the upper Midwest. Learn more.
The South Dakota Development Corporation was formed in 1983 to help South Dakota businesses access loans from the SBA 504 loan program. Through the program, business owners can borrow between $100,000 to $5.5 million with 10, 20 or 25 year repayment periods if eligible. Learn more.
Read our venture capital guide: How to Raise Money for Your Business in the Great Plains or the Midwest