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VentureSouth Managing Director to Serve on Panel at Access to Capital Symposium

Charlie Banks
Charlie Banks
Last updated: January 17, 2024
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VentureSouth Managing Director to Serve on Panel at Access to Capital Symposium

 This lender-borrower workshop will address current lending practices


SOUTH CAROLINA – VentureSouth is pleased to announce that one of our Managing Directors, Charlie Banks, will be serving on a panel at the Lender Matchmaker: Access to Capital Symposium workshop this Thursday.

Lender Matchmaker is a speed-networking event between lending organizations and small business owners. It is a unique opportunity designed to help small businesses assess their lending options in the most efficient way. This year, the event will consist of 2 Matchmaking sessions, allowing for one-on-one (15 minute) meetings with up to 18 lending organizations.

 VentureSouth Managing Director is an experienced serial entrepreneur who has founded, run, and invested in multiple manufacturing, financial services, building science, and real estate companies in South Carolina.

 Charlie Banks, Managing Director of VentureSouth, noted, “Having access to capital is a critically important component of the life cycle of a company- small or large. I applaud the City of Columbia's leadership for taking a proactive role in helping our region's small businesses position themselves for success and I look forward to taking part in this exciting event.

The Access to Capital Symposium workshop will take place on September 24th, from 8:00am-3:00pm at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. To take advantage of this event, please visit the eventbrite page to register and sign up. 



About VentureSouth: VentureSouth is a network of angel investor groups and funds from across the Carolinas that provide capital and expertise to early stage, high growth businesses in the southeastern United States. Through its 300-plus investors and full-time professional staff, VentureSouth has invested nearly $15 million in 40 companies, generating positive financial returns, helping attract over $200M in additional capital, and supporting the creation of over 450 jobs.