Posts tagged “Southern Capitol”

Updated January 15, 2016

Premium Lock VC Q&A: Bull City's Jason Caplain likes 'balance' in 2015 investments

Jason Caplain, who along with David Jones directs Triangle-based Bull City Venture Partners, says 2015 produced plenty of good funding news for startups and emerging firms in North Carolina. But he laments the lack of later-stage capital in the state. Fortunately, he says, more investors are coming to N.C. to make deals.

Talking venture capital Talking venture capital

October 7, 2014

Premium Lock Vivek Wadhwa: Silly apps aren't the future of technology

Innovation Analysis: The billion-dollar opportunities aren't in silly apps anymore. They are in areas that Apple and Google have recognized: health care, robotics, artificial intelligence and sensors.

Updated April 22, 2013

Premium Lock Southern Capitol backs another startup from Batanga founder

AudienceFuel, a startup focusing on delivering "premium audiences" to online advertisers, draws financing from Raleigh-based Southern Capitol Ventures, which is very familiar with the firm's CEO.

How AudienceFuel works How AudienceFuel works

Updated February 22, 2013

Premium Lock Southern Capitol execs forming new firm, launch money drive

VC Two principals of Raleigh-based Southern Capitol Ventures are said to be branching out with a new business and are seeking $25 million to launch it.

January 29, 2013

Premium Lock What's up with venture capital? Experts to share insights

VC funding  Some of the top venture capital players in the southeast and across the country will discuss the state of the VC market at the next Entrepreneurs Series event in Raleigh on Wednesday.

December 19, 2012

Premium Lock VC heavy hitters to forecast 2013 market for venture deals

VC funding  Some of the top venture capital players in the southeast and across the country will discuss the state of the VC market at the next Entrepreneurs Series event in Raleigh.

Updated October 30, 2012

Premium Lock Marketer: Tweets can beat or boost your business

Twitter      At an entrepreneurs event, the vice president of marketing for fast-growing Bronto shares an insightful takeaway: Assign someone to monitor those tweets about your company - or suffer the consequences.

Updated October 25, 2012

Premium Lock Marketing gurus to share insight at Entrepreneurs Series event

VC funding  The latest Entrepreneurs Series from Southern Capitol Ventures will focus on marketing - lessons learned, mistakes to avoid - with two panels of marketers talking the business of promoting and selling.

Updated September 13, 2012

Premium Lock Southern Capitol Ventures invests in 'big data' apps startup

venture capital The Raleigh-based venture capital firm leads a $1.74 million round for Virginia-based BrightContext.

July 30, 2012

Premium Lock Venture event features accelerator panel, angel investors

VC funding  Southern Capitol Ventures will host its next Entrepreneurs Series event on Tuesday with a focus on startup financing and accelerators.

Updated July 23, 2012

Premium Lock Despite surge in tech startups, VCs see little chance of a 'bubble'

Venture Update With all the recent programs rolling out to support the launch and growth of new companies, funding remains scarce. If nothing else, lack of cash will keep a damper on entrepreneurs' hopes of flaming beyond control.

Updated July 20, 2012

Premium Lock VCs remain optimistic despite tough deal numbers

Venture update Two new reports on the state of venture capital paint a grim picture for deal making in North Carolina. So what's happening out there? Several VCs offer their thoughts.

Updated May 4, 2012

Premium Lock Founders, investors to mix it up at Entrepreneur's Series

The first investor in LivingSocial, the founders of bootstrap-to-riches success Canvas On Demand, other investors and entrepreneurs will take the state of deal making at Southern Capitol Venture program.

Closing a deal  Closing a deal

February 29, 2012

Premium Lock Business is now social business - How do you cash in?

At Entrepreneur's Series event in Raleigh, social media experts stress the opportunities social media offer - and the mistakes companies make in muffing the chance to keep as well as win customers.

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February 20, 2012

Premium Lock Red-hot social media tops venture capital event program

Triangle area firms and executives will discuss the pros and cons of investing in social media at the next "Entrepreneur Series" program from Southern Capitol Ventures.

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Updated January 20, 2012

Premium Lock Venture capital funding's 'general trend is steady'

Venture Capital "2012 appears to be shaping up similarly to 2011, but there remains an underlying economic challenge in the U.S. and even more so in Europe that has potential to pull things down," says Triangle venture capitalist David Jones.

Updated January 20, 2012

Premium Lock North Carolina venture deals sluggish in '11 but VCs remain upbeat

Deal making totaled only $325 million across 47 deals, the lowest total since 2005 when one excludes the recession year of 2009. Life science deals dominate the fourth quarter.

Transenterix landed $15M in 4Q for its Spider surgical system Transenterix landed $15M in 4Q for its Spider surgical system

January 12, 2012

Premium Lock National VCs ready to talk business with RTP entrepreneurs

Economic development Southern Capitol Ventures assembles a panel of four venture capitalists to discuss the state of investing in 2012. They also are looking to make deals.

Updated December 13, 2011

Premium Lock Whirlwind VC courtship marries WeddingWire, Southern Capitol

Closing a deal  Inside a venture deal, Part Two: The Maryland-based website linking couples and wedding services chose Raleigh-based Southern Capitol as its first outside investor after years of friendship and a fast engagement.

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