The Real Deal

Why the next hot biotech startup is likely not in Boston

The Southeast is a rapidly growing powerhouse region in the biotech industry. With its robust infrastructure, supportive ecosystem, and significant growth rate, it offers unparalleled opportunities for startups and investors.…

CEOs Creating Confidence, and Competence in Seed Startup Teams

Learn strategies for creating startup culture that connections to your vision as CEO. Embrace your role in shaping a thriving startup culture.

Speed is the New Seed

Securing a seed round lead right now requires founders to prioritize speed and scalability in their infrastructure. This blog highlights how the rapid adoption of platforms like ChatGPT underscores the…

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Accelerating From Seed to Series A

Accelerate your startup from Seed to Series A with these expert tips from Valor VC. Focus on high-growth customer segments, run lean with equity incentives, and build a sustainable work…

User Conferences for SaaS / AI Startups: Should You Host One?

Discover how SaaS and AI startups can benefit from hosting a user conference. Learn the steps to plan a successful event, from defining goals to engaging content and strategic locations.…

South US Showing Unique AI Startup Strength

Discover why AI startups in the South are a prime investment opportunity. Download our latest pipeline insight report to explore top talent, strategic market trends, and thriving enterprise customers.

2024 Venture Capital Outlook on Seed Stage in the South: Top Takeaways for Institutional Investors

Seed Stage Venture Capital in the South: Top 3 Takeaways for Institutional Investors Valor just released its 2024 Seed Stage VC Outlook focused on the South region. For institutional investors…

revenue transformation

How should founders look at implementation revenue?

Transforming Implementation Revenue into Software Revenue: A Strategic Overview for Software Founders For software companies, especially those aiming for the enterprise sector, the classification of revenue can significantly impact valuation…

DALL-E

AI and Venture Capital: Meet Vic, Valor's Infinite Analyst

In 2023, Valor reviewed 2,000 startups for potential seed lead rounds. With 50 weeks in the "working year," that's 40 a week, at a pace of 8 a day. At…

Can generative AI streamline VC investing?

We believe the answer is yes, and we’re excited to share some early examples of how our team is using ChatGPT as a knowledge interface. Let’s jump right in with…