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Investor, alumni power: Carolina Angel Network turns 5 with growing capital, backers, startup funding

Housed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, California Angel Network is an angel investing platform that connects UNC-affiliated entrepreneurs and startups to its member investor network. In CAN’s brief five-year history, it has supported more than 20 startups, with members investing more than $20 million and generating more than $108 million in revenue for these ventures. Here’s a look at CAN.

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David Gardner: More bad advice startup founders should avoid

Editor’s note: Investor and entrepreneur David Gardner is founder of Cofounders Capital in Cary and is a regular contributor to WRAL TechWire. CARY – I have received many emails after my latest article on bad advice for entrepreneurs. Mostly it was from entrepreneurs sharing with me some of the bad advice they had received over the years.  It seems that at least one more bad advice article is in order. Bad advice Your first round should be from friends and family. No!   The problem with getting money from friends and family is that it is just too easy to get. Most often,...

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