New resource will serve local students and alumni worldwide

Cambridge, Mass. – January 27, 2012 – When the “next big thing” is invented in a dorm room, ruminated over in a late-night café, or discovered in a laboratory, it will now find more support in—and its inventors will have better reasons to stay connected to—the Cambridge area.

Today, The Experiment Fund (, a new seed-stage investment fund, opens its doors with backing from storied venture capital firmNew Enterprise Associates (NEA).

Designed specifically to support student start-ups and nurture novel technologies and platforms created in Cambridge (or by innovators educated here), the Experiment Fund will eventually include additional strategic angel investors and advisers…. (For more information, head over to Harvard SEAS…)