Start-Ups http://wfae.org en NC Venture Capital Slow To Return Post-Recession http://wfae.org/post/nc-venture-capital-slow-return-post-recession <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Venture capital investment is best known for funding technology start-ups, including, once upon a time, Google and Facebook. The amount of venture capital funding is also an indication of how many start-ups or early stage companies a region is producing. The latest numbers in North Carolina show the state still has not recovered from the recession.</span></p><p></p><p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 21:35:13 +0000 Ben Bradford 43506 at http://wfae.org NC Venture Capital Slow To Return Post-Recession Start-Ups Struggle To Find Local Investment http://wfae.org/post/start-ups-struggle-find-local-investment <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When it comes to start-up technology businesses, let’s just say Charlotte is no Silicon Valley. The local start-up scene has made some recent strides, though. Packard Place in Uptown has emerged as a hub for technology entrepreneurs and last year launched </span>RevTech<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Labs, a program offering space and support for early-stage companies. The first group graduated five months ago, but they’ve struggled to attract local investors—a common complaint of Charlotte start-ups.</span></p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 14:08:46 +0000 Ben Bradford 23152 at http://wfae.org Start-Ups Struggle To Find Local Investment Tech Entrepreneurs Woo Investors http://wfae.org/post/tech-entrepreneurs-woo-investors <p>Last Wednesday was D-Day - Demonstration Day -&nbsp; for five tech entrepreneurs in Charlotte. They showed off their products to potential investors who gathered at the business incubator Packard Place.</p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 05:35:11 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 13295 at http://wfae.org Tech Entrepreneurs Woo Investors