Skip to main content
News

Venture Carolina announces inaugural class of the Palmetto Venture Fellowship

man in jacket, Anthony Hererra
Anthony Hererra, The Hill Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Anthony Hererra, chief innovation officer at Furman University’s The Hill Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, is among a 38-member inaugural cohort of the Palmetto Venture Fellowship, an initiative of Venture Carolina and the South Carolina Department of Commerce’s Office of Innovation. The program aims to create more local accredited investors and expand risk-capital accessibility for early-stage startups in South Carolina.

In a press release published in Upstate Business Journal, MidlandsBiz, UpstateBizSC and LowcountryBizSC, Hererra said, “The Palmetto Venture Fellowship will be catalytic for South Carolina’s innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Educating, equipping, and empowering our state’s investor community to commit capital to early-stage ventures is critical in making South Carolina a vibrant hub for entrepreneurship.”

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Last updated .

Roe v Wade ruling by Supreme Court affects more than abortion rights

Furman faculty weigh in with expert perspective on health care, history, social justice, education and other aspects of the June 24 decision.

It’s a wrap: Strategic design master’s students shine in package refresh competition

Four Master of Arts in Strategic Design candidates reimagine a legacy package for The Coca-Cola Company.

Elizabeth Allen ’20 M’22 poses with her Guinness World Record-winning chain made of 10,000 Starburst wrappers.

Alum wraps up record-setting feat – link by link

Elizabeth Allen ’20 M’22 reached her goal one Starburst at a time

Graduate student Allyn Wiggins M’22 (left) works with Augi during the Literacy Corner program.

In Literacy Corner, ‘the curriculum is the children’

Literacy Corner links grad students with community kids for a monthlong exploration of the wonder of words