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Venture Capital: Is It a Good Fit for Your Company?

Venture Capital: Is It a Good Fit for Your Company?

By  Jacqueline Bain

Date  November 13, 2014

In  Featured,
Strategy & Planning,
Venture Capital

Is VC Right for Me?

Entrepreneurs who are at the beginning stages of developing their business often seek funding from outside sources, including venture capitalist groups that choose investments in hopes of big, fast returns.  Although venture capital is a …

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Charlotte Startup Weekend Welcomes Entrepreneurs

Charlotte Startup Weekend Welcomes Entrepreneurs

By  Angela Harris

Date  January 21, 2014

In  Charlotte News,
Featured,
Startups,
Venture Capital

No Talk. All Action. Launch a Startup in 54 Hours.

And so begins 2014 Charlotte Startup Weekend, an annual event where North Carolina’s entrepreneurs all come together to create. Attendees’ backgrounds are varied – some are coders, others marketers, …

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Web Roundup: Tech, Marketing and More

Web Roundup: Tech, Marketing and More

Happy Monday, everyone! Here’s to getting back into the swing of things and stepping up for an inspiring 2014. Take a coffee break and enjoy these stories from around the web – we were really motivated by this week’s collection, …

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The Top Metrics that Venture Capitalists Look For in a Startup

The Top Metrics that Venture Capitalists Look For in a Startup

By  Angela Harris

Date  December 11, 2013

In  Featured,
Inspiration,
Strategy & Planning,
Venture Capital

If you’re a startup that thinks enhanced valuation stands at the crux of your venture-capital-attractiveness, then it’s time to rethink the system. Inc. recently said, “Traditionally, revenue and profit have been the gold standard metrics. But those metrics rarely reveal …

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Marketing, Tech and Biz News from Around the Web

Marketing, Tech and Biz News from Around the Web

A very happy Monday, all! We hope you enjoyed a relaxing Thanksgiving and, if you were open over the weekend, a lucrative Black Friday and Small Business Saturday.

If you were too busy to do your internet surfing, then fear …

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Fostering the “Venture Capital Ecosystem”

Fostering the “Venture Capital Ecosystem”

By  Angela Harris

Date  November 15, 2013

In  Featured,
Startups,
Venture Capital

Are you familiar with the “venture capital ecosystem?”

If your answer is no, then don’t feel like you’re ten steps behind. The concept was recently introduced by Forbes contributor Victor Hwang, who believes that every startup should have access to …

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A Fixation Gave Birth to This Charlotte Startup

A Fixation Gave Birth to This Charlotte Startup

By  Angela Harris

Date  November 5, 2013

In  Charlotte News,
Startups,
Venture Capital

Roger Shreero and Chris Gregson were fixated.

They were obsessed with finding the perfect shirt – or rather, said Shreero in an interview with BizJournals, “The best shirt the world has to offer.”

The rest, as they say, is …

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Charlotte Startup Funding Platform Emulates Kickstarter

Charlotte Startup Funding Platform Emulates Kickstarter

By  Angela Harris

Date  October 29, 2013

In  Charlotte News,
Startups,
Venture Capital

Earlier this fall, Wed3 Angel Network founder David Moore developed a platform that links startups with investors. Aptly titled CharlotteStartupFunding.com, the website enables businesses to advertise their product/service to receive equity funding. The platform has been compared to Kickstarter, …

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Mashup Fridays: Links That Deserve Your Attention

Mashup Fridays: Links That Deserve Your Attention

By  Angela Harris

Date  October 25, 2013

In  Featured,
Fun,
Startups,
Strategy & Planning,
Venture Capital

Happy Friday, everyone! This weekend, enjoy your morning coffee with some of these great links from around the web:

Leadership
OpenME CEO Ilya Pozin explains the 8 scary truths behind leadership. Don’t let the title fool you: Far from …

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Tech Acquisitions on the Rise in Q3

Tech Acquisitions on the Rise in Q3

By  Michael Rolph

Date  October 18, 2013

In  Featured,
Startups,
Venture Capital

Venture funding rose to new heights last month, so it’s little surprise that venture-backed acquisitions are soaring along with it. Q3 2013 is the highest quarter since Q4 2010 saw 123 deals. This quarter, a new record was reached at …

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