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Company Overview of First Flight Venture Center

Company Overview

First Flight Venture Center is an incubator and venture capital firm specializing in early stage and start-up companies. The firm primarily invests in technology and biotechnology companies. It typically invests in companies based in or relocating to North Carolina. Further, the firm focuses on companies in Research Triangle Park area. It generally invests between $25,000 and $0.25 million. The firm offers office and laboratory space with flexible leases, shared business services and equipment, technology support services, assistance in obtaining financing, and management guidance to its portfolio companies. First Flight Venture Center was founded in 1991 and is based in Durham, North Caroli...

2 Davis Drive

Research Triangle Park

PO Box 13169

Durham, NC 27709

United States

Founded in 1991





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First Flight Venture Center Key Developments

First Flight Venture Center Appoints Norris Tolson as Board of Directors

First Flight Venture Center appointed Norris Tolson as Board of Directors. While currently a key member of the Williams Mullen Economic Development team in Raleigh, Tolson headed up the NC Biotechnology Center and held several North Carolina cabinet positions. Tolson is an asset for the William Mullen’s Economic Development team too with his background and vision in the life sciences industry. Before joining Williams Mullens, Tolson was a former North Carolina Secretary of Commerce and served as President and CEO of the NC Biotechnology Center for seven years.

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