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We are thrilled to announce our recent investment in Vydia, a game-changing digital rights management, distribution, and monetization platform that uniquely empowers creators and content focused brands in the streaming world. Here’s what’s getting us so excited:


Technologist and VC Kai-Fu Lee has called AI the ‘singular thing that will be larger than all of human tech revolutions added together’ and said AI will probably replace 50% of human jobs. It’s appropriate to be concerned about how we manage the significant disruption AI will bring, but AI has enormous potential to accelerate… Read More


Executive Summary Venture capital in the U.S. continues to flow at historically high levels, largely driven by later stage deals, with total invested capital on pace through August for an all-time record in both the Southeast ($4.2B) and nationally ($70B). Exits have declined moderately, primarily due to lower corporate M&A activity, though the Southeast received… Read More

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As part of a sweeping, 887-page tax bill passed by Congress on December 18, risk-taking entrepreneurs and investors who create jobs through building businesses will now be rewarded for their efforts with lessened tax burdens.