VentureSouth is an early stage investment firm that manages angel groups and funds across South Carolina and Western North Carolina. As one of the largest angel investment groups in the United States. Venture South develops and manages angel groups and funds comprised of more than 200 accredited investors across the Southeast. Charlie Banks 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. He was recently named to the "50 Most Influential People" and "20 under 40" lists in Columbia, SC.