The Center for Venture Research is a multidisciplinary research unit of the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire. The Center's principal area of expertise is in the study of early stage equity financing for high growth ventures. The Center for Venture Research, since its inception in 1984, has undertaken and published numerous studies in the area of early-stage equity financing of entrepreneurial ventures. The Center has appeared on CNBC, MSNBC, National Public Radio, NHPTV's NH Outlook, and has been quoted in several publications including, Inc., Forbes, Fortune, Red Herring, Business Week, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune and the Financial Times. In addition, the Center has presented its research in academic and practitioner forums in the United States, Asia, Australia and Europe, in testimony before Congressional Committees, and in briefings for several government agencies and scholars from the United States, Europe, Scandinavia, Australia, Asia and Africa.