Tag Archives: StartupLounge.com

CapConn Wrapup

Wow, what a rush. We had a great time the other night at our latest StartupLounge.com Capital Connections event.  It is absolutely amazing how the community has embraced this grassroots movement. We had 250-300 entrepreneurs and investors there at the peak of things. I’m still waiting to get the pics from the photographer, and as …

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StartupLounge.com Reboot

I know that many of you (including me) have been trying to enjoy the holidays and relax a bit. However, I wanted to interrupt your holiday programming to let you know that for the past couple of months we’ve been heads down working on the next version of the StartupLounge.com site. In short, we are …

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November 17, 2007

Chrysalis Ventures on StartupLounge.com

We just wrapped up a great podcast with Wright Steenrod over at Chrysalis Ventures. We had a great time digging into their model and gleaning his insights. As an added bonus, we provide a double dose of “Under the Bus”: Mike tosses some alcoholic StartupLounge haters under the bus, and I pile on and “gently …

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Capital Connections Update

We are now at three weeks until the next StartupLounge.com Capital Connections event, and we have sailed past the number of RSVPs for the previous event. Right now there are over 200 people registered to attend, and we expect that it will climb to at least 250-300 before the event date arrives. I’d like to …

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Healthcare Benefits for Startups

Sooner or later, every startup struggles with the issue of how best to offer healthcare benefits to their employees. In a recent StartupLounge.com podcast, we were joined by Angus Mcrae, a guy who does a ton of consulting and brokering for healthcare benefits for Atlanta-area high-tech startups (for companies like N2 Broadband/Tandberg, ViTrue, etc.) As …

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Capital Connections: Fall 2007

The next quarterly StartupLounge.com Capital Connections event will be held on August 29th here in Atlanta. If you are a fast-growth entrepreneur in the Southeast U.S., or an investor who’d like to network among such innovators to scout for new deals, head on over to StartupLounge.com and sign up. If you missed the last event, …

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Vendormate on StartupLounge.com

For a great sneak peek at Vendormate, check out the latest installment of the StartupLounge.com podcast. Vendormate’s CEO Andy Monin stopped by and shared a great overview of the company, as well as his thoughts on creating high-performance teams in a startup. We also had some great emails (including a particularly good question on raising …

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D-Day Minus One

Well, the big day is tomorrow (or technically today, since it’s after midnight.) The first ever StartupLounge.com Capital Connections event will be in full swing tomorrow night. We sent out 30 emails to our friends, and quite honestly, we thought we’d have 30 or 40 fast-growth entrepreneurs and a handful of angels hanging out in …

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How Are You Getting Paid?

The big date approaches for our first Capital Connections event here in Atlanta. The response has been so tremendous that we’ve had to change the venue – we went WAY over the capacity of our original venue. We currently have over 150 entrepreneurs and investors that will be in attendance. Given that we’ve gone to …

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Looking for Early-Stage Capital in Georgia?

One of the things that entrepreneurs constantly lament on is the lack of capital in soft markets such as Atlanta. However, the money is out there – it is simply a matter of bridging to it. If you are an entrepreneur, angel investor (wannabe or otherwise), or early-stage venture capitalist looking for deals in Georgia …

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