Tag: Small Business Owners

5 Key Steps to Starting and Designing Your Business

A workshop to help start-ups and established entrepreneurs examine the feasibility of their small business idea in the current market. The discussion centers on business plan development, entity formation, managing risk, and various ways to fund or bootstrap the business.

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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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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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