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About Trelys

Organized in 2001, The Trelys Funds is a venture capital investment group headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina. Trelys focuses on an underserved market of entrepreneurs and investors located primarily in South Carolina and the surrounding region. The founding investors of The Trelys Funds include BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, BB&T Corporation, Carolina First Bank, First Citizens Bank, the Clemson University Foundation, and the Medical University of South Carolina Foundation.

Trelys focuses on early- to middle-staged financings in a variety of industry sectors. Although most high growth opportunities will be found in information technologies, communications technologies, biotechnologies and life sciences, Trelys will consider investments in any company that meets its investment criteria.

Trelys' managing member is Adrian Wilson, who is supported by an advisory board of highly regarded business leaders. The advisory board assists the partnership in the sourcing of quality investment opportunities, in business plan evaluation, and in post-investment service to portfolio companies.

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