Business: Startup to IPO

What to Expect When Your Investing – Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary Tell All

Sound Ventures partner, Ashton Kutcher, uses skills from his acting career to be a better investor. "As an actor, you need to have empathy for your characters, which is a skill that directly correlates with investing"

Business: Startup to IPO

Your Business Plan Hook – The Value Proposition

A follow up from my last blog post about what investors look for in a business plan. There will be a series of posts that break down each section of the business plan outline I provided starting here, with the value proposition.

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