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Georgia seeks to lead drone industry

...suits against drone operators are keeping major investors on the sidelines."It's really hard to make a case for venture capital because we don't know what the rules are going to be," Justice said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-20/georgia-seeks-lead-drone-i
Debate on how to create Georgia jobs

...its low taxes and giveaways. He has signed legislation to remove the tax factories paid on energy, to create a venture-capital fund with taxpayer dollars and to let developers of giant tourist attractions keep one-quarter of the sales taxes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-02/debate-how-create-georgia-
William S. Morris IV to lead Morris Venture Capital

...has been named CEO of Morris Venture Capital (MVC), a new division of Morris...several years, he said."Morris Venture Capital gives us a great resource to...opportunities that exist for venture capital investment. In our company we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-05-25/william-s-m
2003's oddest venture capital startups

...year was no different, even as venture capital investments fell to their lowest...Venture Economics and the National Venture Capital Association pored through industry...possibility. "Let's face it, a venture capital startup is a roll of the dice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/01/fin_399495.shtml
Finance
'Venture capital' loans approved

...organization approved $600,000 in "venture capital" loans to three area businesses...requirements of recipients. The venture capital fund totals about $1 million...million if necessary. Like private venture capital companies, SRRDI invests the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/27/bus_254605.shtml
Business
High-tech beauty contest earns winners venture capital

...companies are in town to flirt with venture capital firms, investment bankers and corporate...few years ago. But the separate venture capital forum is a first for the giant Comdex...magazine that is a sponsor of the Venture Capital forum.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/02/tec_209306.shtml
XXX Technology
$60 million scam targeted people seeking venture capital

...convicted killer helped organize a venture-capital scam, opened a Caribbean bank...businesses, prosecutors charged. No venture capital was ever distributed. "They...before getting into the fake venture-capital business. His 80-acre ranch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/08/bus_227652.shtml
Business
In business news

...gain in more than eight years.Ex-NAACP head joins venture capital firmSAN JOSE, CALIF. - Just months after stepping...entrepreneurs Mitchell Kapor and Freada Kapor Klein at their venture capital investment firm that backs information technology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-04/business-news
Georgia's most innovative companies honored

...year's legislative session, it was pushing a list of proposals that included pooling taxpayer money into a government venture-capital fund like some other states have.TAG also supports government policies that can spark more corporate innovation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-27/georgias-most-innovative-c
Experience prized in tough investment times

...Glenn had little trouble raising venture capital for three different Silicon Valley...pretty clueless." In 2001, venture capital suddenly wasn't easy money...an additional $50 million in venture capital last month if not for its recent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/31/bus_330202.shtml
Business