2018 is already another record year of investing and operational growth at VentureSouth and its portfolio companies. More importantly, it’s also the best year yet for investment returns and distributions to investors!

Our third annual VentureSouth member Summit will celebrate those successes with two days of education, portfolio updates, and networking. Plus your usual monthly meeting!


You can sign up for all the sessions by following this link.

Or you can pick-and-choose each event through the VentureSouth members calendar on the Member Resources page.

All events are open (and free) to members, except where otherwise indicated below.


Wednesday December 5 at Greenville ONE Building (investor events)

8:00am - 10:00am: Member Registration & Pre-Event Networking

8:10am - 8:55am: Palmetto Angel 2014 Fund Annual Meeting of Limited Partners. Fund I investors only

9:10am - 9:55am: VentureSouth Angel Fund II Limited Partner Update Meeting. Fund II investors only

10:00am: KEYNOTE SPEECH with Moneyball genius Jason Freier at Hardball Capital and EXITS PANEL with Meg Powell, Josh Miller, and Mark Samuels

1:30pm - 3:00pm: VentureSouth Portfolio Day 1. Four portfolio companies will provide an update on their progress this year

3:00pm - 5:30pm: VentureSouth Monthly Member Meeting

5:30pm - until: VentureSouth Investor Reception

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Wednesday December 5 at VentureSouth Headquarters (investor events)

10:00am - 12:00am: How to Pitch to Angel Investors Workshop. This Venture Carolina workshop equips entrepreneurs with the critical skills needed to raise money from angel investors

1:30pm - 3:00pm - Preparing for Due Diligence Workshop. This Venture Carolina workshop explains to entrepreneurs what an investor “due diligence” process entails - how to complete it and how to secure funding

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Thursday December 6 at VentureSouth Headquarters (Main Room: Investor Events)

8:00am - 12:00pm: Understanding Capitalization Tables. This is Venture Carolina’s flagship educational workshop for early stage entrepreneurs and investors. Delivered by nationally-renowed angel educator, Matt Dunbar, it explains everything you could possibly want to know about cap tables!

12:00 pm - Venture Carolina investor/entrepreneur networking lunch.

1:00pm - 3:00pm: VentureSouth Portfolio Day 2. Four more portfolio companies will provide an update on their progress in 2018

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Thursday December 6 at VentureSouth Headquarters (Pitch Lab: Entrepreneur Events)

8:00am - 10:00am: Sales Training: (1) How to Close Your First Deals and (2) Best Practices on Pipeline Management

10:00am - 12:00pm: Planning & Taxes: (1) Tax Structuring for Entrepreneurs and Investors and (2) Wealth Planning for Entrepreneurs

A special THANK YOU to our sponsors and partners!

We couldn't do this without the support of our outstanding partners, including Venture Carolina, Wells Fargo, the South Carolina Department of Commerce, the Appalachian Regional Commission, VentureSouth group leaders, VentureSouth members, and all the entrepreneurs in the Carolinas taking risks and building businesses.

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