Why partner with Valor?

What makes us a stand-out partner for seed stage founders is our shoulder-to-shoulder support to help you grow. We know growth takes courage personally and professionally. It’s why we’re named Valor. We support our founders in meeting the challenges of growth through growth spurts—and growing pains.

Courage is

the currency

of innovation.

We’re here to help founders in b2b software deliver their dreams. Through our Innovation Council,  we help founders drive revenue. Through our recruiting platform with Women Who Code, we help our portfolio find inclusive talent globally for technical roles.

The Atlanta Advantage

We invest nationally in seed-stage. Valor supports our portfolio from our headquarters in Atlanta. The Southeast is home to 40% of the U.S. population. It’s the only region of the country growing by double digits.  Plus, Atlanta …

Is home to one of the nation’s top 3 engineering universities, Georgia Tech, as well as other top universities including Emory University, Morehouse, Spellman, Agnes Scott and Georgia State.

Is next door to the U.S. Army CyberCommand, headquartered at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Georgia

Drives over 70% of payment transactions.

Enjoys the most densely diverse population in the country and is ranked #1 by Forbes as the city with the most thriving African American population.

Is connected to the busiest container port in the country, Port of Savannah.

Sports the most business airport in the world.

Ranks #1 city to live and work as a film-maker.

How about a headquarters in

the fastest growing city in the

fastest growing region in the U.S.?

From our 45,000 square foot building, Atlanta Tech Park,  Valor portfolio firms run user conferences, find office space, and meet prospective customers.

Diversity and inclusion leadership

Twice a year, Valor runs the largest startup event for women and minority founders in the country, Startup Runway. We’re meeting the newest talent from women- and minority-led firms because we know the best innovation is inclusive.

We pair Startup Runway with our own private innovation conference once a year in May. Startups meet investors, innovators, and potential customers. Our portfolio leaders are front and center sharing how they are shaping the world and building their reputations.