Monday, 20 October 2014
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Jan 5 2009 | 1:26pm ET
Atlanta-based Buckhead Investment Partners is raising a $30 million venture capital fund to invest in early-stage firms, including those in the clean technology space.
Other areas of investment will include specialty finance, media, franchising and health-care sectors, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
Mark Buffington, a partner at Buckhead, told the newspaper that the new vehicle, the BIP Opportunities Fund, will invest $500,000 to $4 million each in 18-25 deals, primarily in the Atlanta area.
Last Spring, Buckhead provided Series A funding to Qoil Technologies, an Atlanta-based firm that has developed a patent-pending sensor that provides analysis of hydrocarbon-based fluids. According to the firm, use of the Qoil sensor will provide a broad array of industries with significant economic, social, and environmental benefits.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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