Venture capital investments
- • council’s duty
(1) In making and implementing investment decisions related to venture capital, the Oregon Investment Council and the investment officer have a duty to look first at Oregon opportunities for diversification unless, under the circumstances, it is not prudent to do so.
(2) At any given time, the council shall have at least $100 million in venture capital investments in Oregon unless, under the circumstances, it is not prudent to do so.
(3) As used in this section:
(a) “Emerging growth business” means an individual or group of individuals or a new or small company, including but not limited to any new or small partnership, limited liability company, corporation, firm, association or other business entity, that has the capacity, upon obtaining appropriate capital, to generate significant high-skill, high-wage employment.
(b) “Venture capital” includes but is not limited to emerging growth businesses. [2003 c.606 §3; 2012 c.90 §23]
Note: 293.733 (Venture capital investments) was added to and made a part of 293.701 (Definitions for ORS 293.701 to 293.857) to 293.857 (Separate accounts for each local government) by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
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