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We all know that raising money for a technology startup is difficult. According to Fundera, only 0.05% of all startups raise venture capital. Fortunately, there have been a continued rising trend in new vehicles for fundraising and new pools of capital ready to be put to work for you and your startup business. These three new vehicles come in the shape of: Angel Led Rolling Funds, University Led Angel Funds, and Venture Studios.
In episodes 15 and 16 of the Next Matters Most podcast series, Nick and Emily talk with Anna Shuford about starting a business while in school, how she manages her days, and what her next steps are after school. They also deep-dive into how Anna’s BoomRoom platform works and why it’s so important for fitness professionals and teachers.
Keen Decision Systems, a Smashing Boxes client, helps marketing leaders make data-driven decisions that build winning brands. Based out of North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park, the quickly growing company helps beloved brands reach customers more efficiently.
By age 11, Jarrod Overson was already teaching himself how to program and creatively use technology, including making video games on his graphing calculator for friends in math class. A few decades later, Overson is still working with technology to create innovative solutions that help others.
Steve Banfi and Mike Dalton recently joined the team, amplifying Smashing Boxes’ design offering.