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State’s venture capital fund notches its first investment

Invest Georgia, a state-created venture capital program for technology startups, has made its first commitment of funds . . .

Tags: Invest Georgia , Knox Massey , venture capital

Senate passes alternative investments bill

Legislation passed by the Senate will allow the Employees Retirement System to invest in higher-return, higher-risk financial instruments . . .

Tags: alternative investments , derivatives , ERS , Tim Golden , venture capital

This form of gambling is always popular with lawmakers

Look for legislators to open up the state’s public pension funds to invest in venture capital funds and other areas that are now prohibited; retired teachers and state employees may want to pay attention to this . . .

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