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Wells Fargo joins VentureSouth as statewide Palmetto Sponsor

Charlie Banks
Charlie Banks
Last updated: January 17, 2024
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Columbia, S.C. – VentureSouth (fka SCAN) is proud to announce Wells Fargo as a statewide Palmetto Sponsor.  Wells Fargo offers a full suite of financial products and services that will benefit the group’s investors and portfolio companies.  The bank also provides important geographic coverage for SCAN which has rapidly expanded to include angel groups in 9 communities across South Carolina and into western North Carolina.

“Wells Fargo is pleased to partner with and support the South Carolina Angel Network,” said Wells Fargo Business Development Officer Gary Daniels. “Investing in our communities is one of the most significant things we can do as a company. We recognize the value angel investors, entrepreneurs and emerging companies bring to our economy and are committed to helping them make a positive difference in our communities.”

Matt Dunbar, Co-Founder and Managing Director of SCAN, added “We are excited to partner with Wells Fargo to add value for our investors and our portfolio companies through their extensive financial service offerings.  We are also grateful for their support of our shared vision to provide more and better access to capital for entrepreneurs in our state and region.” Wells Fargo joins an impressive list of 2016 sponsors including Colite International, The Arnold Companies, Nelson Mullins, Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, Atlantic Coast Advisory Group and the Clemson University College of Business.

SCAN was created in 2014 by Dunbar, Charlie Banks and Paul Clark to expand the market for early stage capital in South Carolina.  The organization has expanded from the Upstate Carolina Angel Network in Greenville to include 220 members across eight additional angel groups in Aiken, Anderson, Asheville (NC), Charleston, Columbia, Rock Hill, Spartanburg, and the Grand Strand.

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