The Launch Place energizes and diversifies our regional economy through entrepreneurship development and business consulting services.
Permeating every aspect of our lives, the Internet appears to be an advanced element of modern life. In reality, the World Wide Web is a wild frontier leaving chaos in its wake.
David Giannini, co-founder and CEO of CirrusWorks, visited the Southern Piedmont Technology Council’s monthly tech bunch lunch event to discuss the Internet and its invasion into businesses’ operating models.
Danville’s The Launch Place has gone to the source of many of its clients with a new partnership with North Carolina’s First Flight Venture Center. The group also announced a new satellite recruiting office that will be located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
First Flight works with entrepreneurs and start-ups as a technology incubator in Research Triangle Park. The partnership will establish a pipeline of First Flight companies to come to Danville with Launch Place seed funding. The Launch Place will consult with First Flight companies.
The Launch Place, a nonprofit organization that provides consulting services and investment and subsidy opportunities for startups in Danville, Va., is partnering with a Research Triangle Park- based technology incubator, First Flight Venture Center (FFVC), to attract FFVC resident companies to The Launch Place Seed Fund as they look to become viable and competitive.
According to The Launch Place’s President & CEO Eva Doss, this seed fund can be first money for companies seeking angel and other equity-based investors and can serve as an accelerator for companies needing more limited capital to launch. “We have the flexibility to structure deals as debt, convertible debt or equity,” she said.