Cisco announces the company’s inaugural Entrepreneurs in Residence (EiR) applicants for the fall 2014 class are now open. Supporting the residences with early stage funding or series A funding Cisco will give an array technology and talent. 169 more words
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LANSING (WWJ) — There will soon be another $6.8 million available to help get very early-stage Michigan companies off the ground.
State officials Thursday announced a designation of $6.8 million for Michigan Pre-Seed Fund 2.0, a statewide investment fund aimed at supporting high-tech early stage companies. 344 more words
By Lauren A. Burnhill, @LaurenOPV
Bootstrap your start-up business! Max out your credit cards, cash in the 401-k, tap your friends and family. If you’re still alive at break-even, maybe you can find enough of the right capital to grow sustainably. 983 more words
Recently, while sitting in a board meeting, I realized the answer to a question I often get: “If you could tell a founder only one thing, what would it be?” It’s rolled around in my head the last few weeks, but the board meeting clarified the answer for me: Build a board of directors that is so good that you are embarrassed to have them spending time with you rather than solving bigger problems. 868 more words