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VentureSouth Virginia is a partnership with VentureSouth, a top 10 angel group in the U.S. with an impressive track record and proven returns for investors. We bring together Virginia’s investor network with VentureSouth's proven angel investment group model to fund startups and early-stage companies in Virginia and across the Southeast.

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“Make money. Have fun. Do good.”

Why Join VentureSouth Virginia?

Make Money

  • Professionally curated deal flow from across the Southeast
  • Diversified allocation to high-risk/reward asset class
  • Rigorous due diligence and investment monitoring
  • Monthly virtual meetings to review investment opportunities

Have Fun

  • Insights and learning from a network of 300+ peers
  • Exposure to new technologies and talented entrepreneurs
  • Regular angel education seminars and materials
  • Monthly networking opportunities and annual venture summit

Do Good

  • Share your expertise with aspiring entrepreneurs
  • Help drive job creation and economic growth in your community
  • Startups create all net job growth in our economy

Membership Cost & Structure

Membership Dues

  • $2,500 annual membership dues

  • Startup Virginia Innovator Club members can join for $1,500 annually

  • Membership includes one additional spouse or partner

  • Dues cover administration, due diligence, deal flow management, technology platforms, annual meeting, etc.


  • $5,000 minimum investment threshold per deal to support a diversified portfolio

  • Receive a single K-1 for all investment activity for each calendar year

  • No obligation to invest

Learn more about VentureSouth's team, portfolio, funds, blog, and more.

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Interested in joining VentureSouth Virginia?

If you would like to learn more about VentureSouth membership or attend an info session, email SVA Executive Director Richard Wintsch at [email protected].

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Are you an accredited investor? Join our investor email list to learn more about VentureSouth Virginia and for occasional updates on local angel investor opportunities and upcoming events.

VentureSouth is a proud member of the Angel Capital Association