Tag: Business Funding Strategies

Debunking Fundraising Myths: Tips on Fundraising from the Other Side of the Table

Join us to learn things you thought were true about fundraising, but probably aren’t. In this session, you’ll learn about: Innovative fundraising strategies Various sources of funding Best practices on raising money Plus, get answers to common questions about starting a business and securing capital. This session will feature John Austin, the Senior Director at NC IDEA. Along with a panel of industry experts. About John:  John founded Groundwork Labs (now NC IDEA) in 2012 and continues to work directly...

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Accessing Capital & Financial Resiliency for Sustainability

In this session Small Business owners will learn about the Do’s and Don’ts; Pivot Strategies; Financial Resilience while gaining momentum. • Preparation Tips & Strategies For Lending • How to Obtain Financial Resiliency • Mastering The Numbers in Your Business for Business Success • Comprehending the Data that affects the Small Business Market

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Launch & Learn: How to raise money for your business

The online bi-monthly workshop series hosted by our friends at the SBTDC, will help aspiring entrepreneurs across North Carolina to obtain the final “idea vetting” information they need before launching their start-up. The first Q&A session will be with John Austin, Senior Director of NC IDEA. John is the Founder of Groundwork Labs (now NC IDEA) and continues to work directly with founders who have been awarded NC IDEA grants. Some topics to be discussed at the first Launch and Learn event: The three biggest...

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Becoming an Investor-Ready Entrepreneur (Part 2)

**Part 2 of a two-part virtual event** Raising equity capital is challenging at best. Becoming an Investor-Ready Entrepreneur (IRE) is designed to educate and prepare growth-oriented entrepreneurs to successfully engage private equity investors. This program was developed by experienced entrepreneurs, angel investors, angel networks/fund executives and venture capitalists, and provides an “insider’s look” into the world of equity funding. By viewing investors as “customers of equity”, entrepreneurs can reduce barriers...

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