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Mr. C. Peek Earl CPA

Founder and Managing Partner

Diamond Ventures LLC

Direct Phone: (404) ***-****       

Email: e***@***.com

Diamond Ventures LLC

191 Peachtree Street Suite 3300

Atlanta, Georgia 30303

United States

Company Description

Diamond Ventures is a venture capital firm organized to invest in and lend to highly qualified entrepreneurs many of which may be minority or women-owned businesses. We are interested in finance and relationship opportunities with firms that are involved ... more

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Employment History

Senior Vice President - Retail Banking , Managing Partner , Community Reinvestment Officer
Diamond Ventures Inc

Senior Commercial Lender
Atlanta Economic Development Corporation


Board Member
US Treasury

Board Member
Love Charities Inc

Senior Policy Advisor
U.S. Department of the Treasury

Chair, Access To Capital Committee
Local Small and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises

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C. Earl Peek, Partner in Diamond Ventures, LLC which sued SBA for discrimination in the SBIC program, will testify before a Subcommitte of the Governmental Oversight Committee, chaired by Congressman Clay.

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C. Earl Peek, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Financial Institutions, Domestic Finance - U.S. Department of the Treasury

Women, minorities still struggle for capital | John Kerry

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The SBA needs to change its criteria for who is eligible to run SBICs if it wants to increase financing to minorities and women, said C. Earl Peek, managing partner of a black-run investment firm that was rejected for an SBIC license.

This requirement tends to exclude minorities and women, Peek said, and ignores other relevant experience, such as accounting, banking and economic development.
People with these types of backgrounds have succeeded as venture capitalists, he said, pointing to a recent Kauffman Foundation study that found minority-owned VC firms have realized a 29 percent internal rate of return on investments made after 2001.
The biggest reason why SBICs aren't making more investments in minority-owned businesses, Peek said, is they don't have "managers who have deal-flow relationships in those communities."

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