Tag: Entrepreneurship

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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Partner Spotlight: The NC Food Innovation Lab

Our primary focus at the Cabarrus Center is to support the creation of new businesses and the growth of existing small businesses through free or low-cost educational and networking programs, mentor networks, capital access, and events. We will be doing this in collaboration with a dynamic group of partners and we are very excited to introduce you to all of them! This week, we’re shining the spotlight on our partners at The NC Food Innovation Lab! The NC Food Innovation Lab is the nation’s only university...

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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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Becoming an Investor-Ready Entrepreneur (Part 1)

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 to funding, navigate the process...

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