A new Atlanta-based venture firm is set to invest in female and minority start-ups thanks to the addition of an HBCU graduate. Morehouse College alumnus Paul Judge has joined Panoramic Ventures as its new partner, assisting in its rebranding from BIP Capital. As an HBCU alum, Judge will not only bring great investment ideas and management to the firm, but he will instill the value of financially backing diverse budding companies in a city with significant Black talent. Read more about the great news in the article from Jonathan Shieber at Tech Crunch below!

Atlanta-based BIP Capital has a new name for its venture capital operations (Panoramic Ventures); a new partner (Paul Judge); and is launching a $300 million new fund in its bid to plant a flag as the premier venture fund among the rising startup cities across the country.

Miami may have grabbed headlines recently as a new hub for venture capital and technology startups, but like other cities across the Southeast it has lacked venture funds of a significant size since the early days of the dot-com bubble. Panoramic wants to be the fundraising destination for entrepreneurs outside of traditional tech hubs like Boston, Silicon Valley and New York as these new tech hubs emerge.

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