Finding Your Seed Investor!

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Angel investors are individuals who are willing to invest in and, that is, place money into very early-stage companies This is a rational risk-taking that these individuals investors are willing to make. Typically there is a belief in the idea that this startup may have an investible idea.… Read More

Agtech Startup Gains Ground

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This story about a startup that converted rice hulls, which are a waste product, to a high-grade, industrial additive called Silica used in the manufacture of paints and as soil nutrient.
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Finding your Synthetic Voice …

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The emergence of AI is powering a new approach to analyzing voices, identifying and tagging speaking patterns by age, gender, education, cultural heritage, and accent. This podcast discusses the Company’s technology to create a synthesized voice that is designed to fit the character in a movie, animation or audio dialogue.… Read More

Connecting the “aha mo …

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Barbara, the entrepreneur met Alicia, the investor, during the first phase of a company review and qualification process. The first conversation initiated an understanding of the Ponga product, the problem being solved, the market, team, traction, all good stuff. There was great chemistry in those meetings. Barbara provides personal insights … Read More

Why is more Venture Capital …

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A recent PWC MoneyTree report indicated a drop in VC funding amount and number of deals since the highpoint in 2015. Two Silicon Valley Venture Capital Managing Partners discuss the recent changes in the funding and valuation models as well as the focus on where a VC can add value. Guests are Cindy Padnos, Managing Partner of Illuminate Ventures and Ephraim Lindenbaum, Managing Director of Advance Ventures, Jim Connor is the host.… Read More

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