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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…


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…

3 Startups Defining Generative AI in the South

Discover GenAI innovators transforming health predictions, global marketing, and modern building management.

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Mid-Year Seed-Stage in the South Outlook

Get the latest numbers on seed-stage venture capital investing in the South region, the largest, and fastest growing region of the US.

2023 Valor Founder Survey Highlights Local Connections, Partners Network

Annually in June, Valor surveys our portfolio company founders on how we are doing as their first VC. We do this anonymously, using out investment management platform build on Salesforce,…

David Brown, Administrator Guzman, Lisa Calhoun and Gary Peat

SBA, SBIC, SBIR: Increasing Startup Capital Access

New heights of wealth creation and prosperity are within reach of America’s increasingly tech oriented small business owners. To unlock it for the challenges of a minority-majority country, we need…

Venture Capital and HBCUs at Valor

Venture Capital and HBCUs at Atlanta Venture Capital Firm Valor Recently, a team member at one of Valor’s capital partners, an HBCU, asked us about how HBCUs are active in…