Why Atlanta’s Talent Pool Makes the City a Powerful Startup Hub – Burunda Prince, COO of RCIE

We are continuing to explore the angel investing scene here in Atlanta, and where it is headed. We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Burunda Prince, Chief Operating Officer at the Russell Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, who shared her insight on...

Why Atlanta is the best city to start a business and acquire funding – Michael Ross, Pres. of MHR International

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Atlanta has become a city of growth for founders, entrepreneurs, and investors. However, these startups cannot grow without the help of seed investors. We’re joined now by one of Atlanta’s leading angel investors, Mike Ross, President of MHR International, to walk us through Atlanta’s...

Sig Mosley and John Yates Discuss Atlanta’s Vibrant Tech Scene in 2021

Over the course of the last few years, we’ve seen a number of Atlanta startups reach unicorn status. Meaning these companies are valued at an excess of $1 billion. Global funding has increased 150% year-over-year with a record of $300 billion in 2020. Over...

Findings from the Latest State of Startups in the Southeast with Mark Flickinger, COO of Panoramic Ventures

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The southeast United States has become an area of intense focus for investors, according to The State of Startups in the Southeast by Panoramic Ventures. This report gives an overview of the venture capital and startup ecosystem in the region. On today’s show, we’re...

Angel Investors: Are They Right for Your Small Business?

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Angel investors can be pivotal figures for small businesses, considering many businesses struggle to find capital that helps them scale. Many small businesses need an initial cash infusion to kick-start their business procedures and start rolling some cash flow.  Deciding whether they are indeed good...

How to Properly Conduct Market Research for Your Business Plan – George Deeb, Startup Expert

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One of the first and most important steps in the business planning process is doing the proper market research for your product or industry. This relevant data is necessary in order to develop effective marketing strategies and prepare for challenges you might have down...

How Startups Can Drive Growth in a Competitive Landscape

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In the digital age, there is no generic one-size-fits-all formula for startups to drive growth in a competitive market. Startup founders need to understand that there is no such thing as an overnight success. It takes a strategic approach and patience to establish your...

13 Unlucky Reasons Why Startups Fail and How You Can Prevent Them From Happening – George Deeb

Why do so many startups fail? George Deeb, Managing Partner of Red Rocket Ventures and author of three entrepreneurial handbooks is here with 13 unlucky reasons why startups don't find success. We'll also gain some insight into things you can incorporate to ensure your...

How to Identify Paths to Revenue Growth for Your Startup – George Deeb, Venture Capitalist

There are several paths to revenue growth that startup founders can take, however, it can be difficult to identify which road to take. Joining us to discuss the best practices for determining the most effective revenue growth strategy for your startup is George Deeb....

Maximizing the Return on Your Small Business Marketing Spend – George Deeb, Red Rocket Ventures

Investing in your business’ marketing is essential for growth, especially as a startup business. So how do you determine how much to spend and what can you do to maximize this return on your investment? To discuss this further, we caught up with George...
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Elevate Your Startup’s Growth Strategy with These Methods from Diana Kander

If you’re a small business owner or entrepreneur looking for growth, it’s important to understand how to compete effectively and that may require some...

How These Two ATL Small Business Owners Made It Onto Oprah’s List of Favorite...

Two small businesses right here in Atlanta are getting a little bit of help from Oprah and Amazon this holiday season. StepStitches and The...

How to Negotiate the Lease For Your Franchise Storefront or Office Space

Welcome to another episode of Atlanta Franchise Today with host Leslie Kuban, expert franchise consultant and owner of FranNet Atlanta. Atlanta Franchise Today is...
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Considering an Accelerator Program to Launch Your Venture? Here’s What You Need to Know

Startup accelerators are a great way and an excellent resource for ventures to quickly move into the next phase of their careers. In essence,...
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Bolstering Economic Growth by Closing Gender Gaps between Entrepreneurs

Women can play a pivotal role in a nation’s economy. However, they face many gender bias constraints when they try to create new businesses....