Cimarron recognizes that the success of our investments is supported by a thriving venture capital industry and entrepreneurial culture. In addition to our investment work, the Cimarron team provides leadership in the development of our industry, helping found trade associations, supporting training programs, advising governments on how to grow the industry, and undertaking research initiatives that advance the knowledge of venture investing and business building.
As part of our policy on corporate social responsibility, Cimarron sponsors organizations active in building the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the United States and Latin America.
Cimarron principals have helped to launch leading trade associations including the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA), the Latin American Venture Capital Association (LAVCA) and the National Association of Seed and Venture Funds (NASVF). Cimarron provides ongoing support to the following industry initiatives through membership and sponsorship: