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Learn how a "fat right tail" VC investing strategy fuels outsized returns & drives positive change by betting on innovation and positive disruption.
Discover the 3 essential "Ps" of branding for startups: Positioning, Purpose, and Personality—key pillars for building a strong, complete brand identity.
2023 data and insights into the U.S. and Southeast venture capital trends, focusing on deal counts, dollars, and sector performance. Sources include CB Insights and PitchBook. The report offers expectations for 2024 trends.
Explore how Venture Capital firms use a tranche approach to allocating startup capital to manage risk and foster relationships and healthy investment outcomes.
Stories of "Annus Mirabilis" on through history and 24 pieces of wisdom and insight to help investors and founders breakthrough in 2024.
Mark Buffington shares a winning approach to identifying and nurturing enduring technology startups, balancing the market, team, and product and business model innovation for long-term success.
BIP Ventures' Managing Partner, Mark Buffington, shares insights from 2023 and his vision for 2024 - centering on a resilient commitment to ethics and integrity in venture capital investing and supporting startups.
Explore 2023's most impactful VC articles from BIP Ventures. Gain insights on venture capital returns, data usage in VC, and Southeast's startup ecosystem.
Explore 2023's venture capital trends in the Southeast, highlighting key shifts in investment strategies, deal sizes, and startup resilience.
BIP Ventures Managing Partner Mark Buffington explores the vital role of ethics in Venture Capital and makes a call for transparency, accountability, and governance to protect investors and uphold integrity.
Insights from BIP Ventures' Austin Poole on VC strategy, healthcare investment, and the importance of product-market fit on Capital Stack Podcast.
Healthcare Tech startups are navigating changes in venture capital funding in 2023, showing resilience in a challenging market and drawing steady investments.
This is the ultimate technology startup and investor book list. Pick any of these 16 great reads to get smarter and inspired for ways to win in the Innovation Economy.
Mark Buffington explores how cognitive biases impact venture capital investment decisions and the success of fund managers. Avoiding these biases is key to identifying true value in startups.
Explore Austin Poole and Dr. Maxwell Cooper's insights on VC investing in healthcare. They discuss startup potential, innovation, and the impact on healthcare.
Recent events celebrating investment and startup activities in Georgia and North Carolina showcase the healthy Southeastern innovation environment.
BIP Ventures founders learned seven core leadership skills from a top leadership expert. This insightful blog post shares how courage, decisiveness, grit, integrity, delegation, coaching, and feedback can help startup founders succeed.
The 2023 venture capital landscape shows that an imbalance between deal volume and value offers reason for optimism globally, nationally, regionally, and in Atlanta.
Explore ways to identify expert fund managers using concepts from Expertise Studies that use key qualifiers like mentorship and metrics to predict superior performance.
BIP Ventures Managing Partner Mark Buffington offers insight into wealth creation, wealth management, and fiduciary standards gathered over two decades.
Mark Buffington offers seasoned insight into the ethical and market nuances crucial for founders and investors participating in the Innovation Economy through VC.
Explore why the language used in startup pitches impacts VC decisions. Harvard study reveals abstract language can make or break your pitch.
Gain insights from a 30-year veteran in investment and advisory roles. Mark Buffington shares vital wisdom for founders at the starting line.
BIP Ventures uses system architecture to prioritize clarity of information and build investor trust. As it does, the firm enhances the brand and extends its values.
Mastering VC Metrics: Learn what TVPI, DPI, and IRR mean and how these key metrics shape venture capital fund performance for more informed investing.