Business: Startup to IPO, Marketing Today

Social Media Debate: Worth it, or better left aside?

Today, social media is a platform that none of us can afford to ignore. While it's not going to grow you a magic beanstalk to the golden goose, without social media, you're destined to be left out of the conversation, and forgotten.

Business: Startup to IPO, Marketing Today

So you want to make a website

  I will not claim to be an expert on website development, search engine optimization, or anything in between. However, I can share with you what I’ve learned from watching, and listening to, other people along the way. Creating a website, or any online presence, can be a big undertaking depending on your IT knowledge.… Continue reading So you want to make a website

Business: Startup to IPO

What’s In a Business Plan. . .

After a recent meeting with a retiring Venture Capitalist, I walked away with a notebook filled with, "Business Plan", notes and an unimaginable excitement for our next workshop session. The information I'm receiving in invaluable and I couldn't help but share it with you! Don't be shy, comment and ask questions - let's spark some great entrepreneurial conversations!

Business: Startup to IPO

The Deal With #SEVC15

Earlier this week, I attended the Southeast Venture Conference in Charlotte, NC. I was actually going to support a fellow startup-accelerator company, BountyMiner, and their solo-attendee/presenter, Nina, in her first big investor pitch for $20k at the Charlotte Venture Challenge. I had no idea that the challenge was actually a part of the venture conference… Continue reading The Deal With #SEVC15

Business: Startup to IPO

Myth Busters: Startup Life

Over the past week I have kept stumbling upon people sharing their startup experiences and revealing the truth about what startup living is really like. Now we have shows like Shark Tank that make starting your own business seem like the fairytales of your adult life. If I may expand upon this analogy; you become… Continue reading Myth Busters: Startup Life