VC  Venture South

     Office Locations:

Two Twentieth Street North, Suite 1150
Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone: 205-264-8428



  • Growth



  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial



    Venture South is a nonprofit lender based in Alabama that seeks to promote economic growth and investment through the provision of financial and technical assistance programs. The firm's primary target businesses are: Manufacturing and distribution businesses and related services, Emerging technology businesses, Businesses that fill a need or gap in services in an area, Healthcare-related businesses, and Businesses that contribute to revitalization.

    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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    Brian O'Dell CFO
    L. Ray Morris Ph.D. CEO
    Yvonne Murray COO


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):












    Portfolio companies include:

      Alabama PA on Call
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      Atlas RFID Solutions
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      Day Star Construction
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      Innovation Depot
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      Integrated Media Systems
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      Knight Eady
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      Quick Trick
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      Scarecrow Security
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