By WRAL Tech Wire

RALEIGH, N.C. – Come hear from some of the nation’s leading entrepreneurs as they share their stories on building market leading companies and successfully exiting – no matter what the economy looks like.

Three of the panelists had a successful exit within the last 12 months.

Southern Capitol Ventures of Raleigh will host their Entrepreneur’s Series: Building Market Leading Companies event on March 15 at Brier Creek Country Club.

Learn how they each started their company, picked the initial team, sold their first customers, raised capital, beat their competitors, scaled successfully, and why they exited when they did. Also, hear about some of their biggest challenges and what they did to overcome it.

Benefit from great takeaway specific tips that you can implement with your own business.

Panelists include:

• Sean Glass, co-founder and former president, Higher One (NYSE:ONE), IPO in 2010

• Rich Lee, co-founder and former CEO, Hosted Solutions, acquired by Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN) in 2010

• Garth Moulton, co-founder, Jigsaw, acquired by (NASDAQ:CRM) for $142 million in 2010

• Earl Galleher, CEO Basho Technologies, former EVP and Series A investor, Akami Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM), IPO in 1999

Founded in 2000, Southern Capitol Ventures focuses on providing capital to leading software, e-commerce and digital media companies in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic.

Registration is open to the public.

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