OCAST partners with the non-profit i2E Inc. (innovation to Enterprise) to support its mission of working directly with entrepreneurs, researchers and companies to help them commercialize their technologies, launch and grow new businesses and access needed capital. Clients like the fact that i2E staff consists of experienced entrepreneurs and investors who have walked in their shoes.
i2E has provided business expertise and funding to more than 730 of Oklahoma’s emerging small businesses. With nearly $84 million of investment capital under management, they are focused on serving Oklahoma companies in all phases of the business life cycle.
i2E helps launch new products into the marketplace while providing guidance to create more successful high growth startups in Oklahoma. They are dedicated to diversifying Oklahoma's economy and focus on creating more high paying jobs.
i2E’s investment arm, i2E Management Company Inc. (iMCI), has more than $90 million of investment capital under management. iMCI serves Oklahoma companies in all phases of the business life cycle, from startups looking for their first round of capital to established businesses seeking funding to expand their markets or products.
i2E turns innovations into successful enterprises.