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Growth capital
for tech entrepreneurs.


Silicon Harbor Ventures (SHV), founded in 2013, is an investor managed venture fund targeting investments in early and growth stage companies in Charleston, South Carolina and the southeastern United States. The fund is designed to provide the benefits of angel investor clubs through the investor managed structure with the benefits of a venture fund with committed capital.

As an angel fund, the majority of our investors are active in the evaluation and due diligence process of each application.

In addition to capital, we offer entrepreneurs mentoring and development support from our management team and members who collectively have decades of investment and operational experience in a wide range of industries.

SHV, headquartered in Charleston, SC, is entrenched in the Charleston technology market through its affiliation with the Charleston Digital Corridor (CDC). Companies in which we invest will be able to leverage the infrastructure and success of the CDC while having access to office facilities, talent and business concierge services.


Silicon Harbor Ventures is an investor managed venture fund and investment opportunities are screened through our multi-step deal review process. We look for deal terms that are fair and lead to success for our members, investors and portfolio companies. Some structures include but are not limited to the following:

  • Equity
  • Secured Loans
  • Preferred Stock
  • Revenue Based Loans
  • Debt plus Warrants
  • Convertible Bonds with Caps



Membership to Silicon Harbor Ventures is by invitation.
A potential investor must meet the following criteria to qualify for membership.

Applicant should be an accredited investor in accordance with the guidelines and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission of the United States.

An accredited investor has an individual or joint net worth of at least $1 million, or an annual individual income of at least $200,000 or joint annual income of at least $300,000.

The minimum investment to participate in the fund is $250,000.00 Applicant should have relevant experience and expertise to be able to perform due diligence processes, mentor and coach companies, and have an accessible network for future investment needs.

Members are required to participate in all events and activities of the investment group.

Interested in becoming a member investor?
Complete and submit a membership inquiry form.



Prior to contacting us, we request that all entrepreneurs or potential investors please fill out our application paperwork so that we can have a basis for a discussion prior to a phone call or meeting. We will reach out to everyone who submits their information who meets our criteria.


+843 606 0092

78 Alexander St
Charleston, SC 29403