A  Selous Venture Society


     Office Locations:

620 Westview Avenue
Nashville, TN 37205
Phone: 615-478-2188



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet



    Selous Venture Society (SVS) is a Nashville-based angel group founded by Vic Gatto. SVS has many established relationships which generate a large volume of over 500 investment opportunities each year. The group is highly selective and drives attractive financial terms while providing members 8 to 10 investment opportunities each year. Selous brings a large group of members to invest in each deal, reducing the minimum investment size for each member to $5,000. SVS acquires 10% of aggregate investment ownership as its fee and the annual membership is $2,000.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Michael Burcham
    Vic Gatto Founder & President


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