Who Just Raised A $225 Million Financing in North Carolina?

Feld Thoughts

It was big news in Charlotte, North Carolina where AvidXchange announced the groundbreaking on a new headquarters complex in the N.C. Through YEO, I got to know Mike and Cindy (who is also an entrepreneur and was in YEO) very well. Their experience in Charlotte has been similar to ours in Boulder, as they made it their home and immediately went to work building their next business and their life.

Depression and Entrepreneurs

Feld Thoughts

Amy and I wrote a meaningful amount about entrepreneurs and depression in Startup Life. It doesn’t surprise me that I feel down and flat as I sit here in the Charlotte, North Carolina airport on my way to Lexington, Kentucky on day 16 of a 19 day trip. I’ve had several extraordinary experiences like dinner last night in Toronto with a dozen fantastic entrepreneurs who I hope to have continuous involvement – as a friend and potential investor – in the future.

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15 Entrepreneurs Share What Makes Their Business Unique

Hearpreneur

Where as boutiques in Charlotte, NC can be found centered around each other with store frontage, we’re located in a secluded spot that isn’t easily found. There are many consulting and coaching businesses available to entrepreneurs.

Agile entrepreneurs know anything is possible

Taffy Williams

T affy Williams is the author of: Think Agile: How Smart Entrepreneurs Adapt in Order to Succeed and the Startup Blog. He writes for the Examiner Charlotte, NC- small business and is found on LinkedIn , Twitter @twilli2861 , ColonialTDC , photo website , Google+ , Facebook , and Startup Group.

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Agile thinking helps entrepreneurs achieve success

Taffy Williams

This is where many entrepreneurs get stuck and have problems overcoming problems. An entrepreneur recently asked me how Agile was different from The Pivot. The article “ 4 Actions toward becoming an agile entrepreneur ” provides other actions that are helpful to becoming more agile.

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6 Steps help entrepreneurs in an exceedingly tight spot

Taffy Williams

It may seem a bit odd for an entrepreneur to consider prayer as a means of managing a difficult situation, but the words of the “ Serenity Prayer ” may help in extremely stressful situations. Entrepreneurs often find that many situations are beyond their control.

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43 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Businesses

Hearpreneur

No matter the tale, the background behind each and every business is what fuels each entrepreneur and brand. I sought out the skills I was lacking in corporate America so I could have the freedom I was looking for as an entrepreneur running my own business. 42) Born entrepreneur.

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Agile and non-agile entrepreneurs must communicate clearly

Taffy Williams

Check out the group Startup Group on Linkedin or his articles in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. Agile Agile Thinking communication entrepreneur Startup It is impossible to know what is being communicated in these!

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Entrepreneurs experience piling on

Taffy Williams

Piling on is an event that may occur to entrepreneurs on their startup playing field. Other articles are in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. strategy entrepreneur Startup management advice mistakes leadership team

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5 Reasons entrepreneurs never get their big exit

Taffy Williams

I would ever suggest an entrepreneur not pursue a dream, but informing you of hazards, could help reduce future disasters. There are some entrepreneurs that may do better learning in another business first. Other articles are in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com.

Lessons learned by local entrepreneurs

Taffy Williams

For some, small communities are more beautiful Big Council hosted a technology conference for entrepreneurs yesterday in Charlotte NC. The conference had panel discussions where VCs, CFOs, and entrepreneurs all participated in extended dialogue and question answer sessions.

2 Words of advice for new and serial entrepreneurs

Taffy Williams

On the other hand, entrepreneurs tend to have significantly larger dreams. Those dreams enhance the drive for the entrepreneurs to achieve something great. This is what entrepreneurs do. Many articles on entrepreneurs and their dreams cover this topic.

The One Word Entrepreneurs Do Not Say

Taffy Williams

It is amazing wordis used by many of those I interact with because I always thought of most wereat least entrepreneurs once. I bet you know the dictionary meaning, but do you know the entrepreneurs’interpretation? Other articles can befound in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. entrepreneur StartupSometimeswords have multiple meanings depending on the spelling. They may sound the same, but are spelleddifferently.

Entrepreneurs are Different from the Crowd

Taffy Williams

Entrepreneurs are often willing to stand out from the crowd. Without the entrepreneurs, you would not have a cell phone with a multitude of capabilities. Products created because of entrepreneurs touch our everyday lives and make them better. entrepreneur Startup

Startup Blog Insights - 4 Ways agile entrepreneurs use to optimize time

Taffy Williams

Reference Article: 4 Ways agile entrepreneurs use to optimize time Taffy Williams can be found on LinkedIn , Twitter @twilli2861 , ColonialTDC , photo website , Google+ , Facebook , and Startup Group. Agile Thinking entrepreneur Startup

5 Actions opportunistic entrepreneurs use to build business

Taffy Williams

One of the more common statements entrepreneurs provide in meetings with potential funding sources is “ We are opportunistic. Entrepreneurs are opportunistic by nature and always seek ways to create or increase value whether it was planned or unplanned.

Entrepreneurs must live in the present and predict the future

Taffy Williams

Some entrepreneurs have been around the block; i.e., a nice way to say they have a bit of age on them. Other articles are in the Charlotte,NC- small business section of Examiner.com. entrepreneur advisors mentors Startup planningFailure to examine the path may lead to disaster !

Photo tour of the life of an entrepreneur

Taffy Williams

Every entrepreneur has dreams of great and wonderful things. Many of the entrepreneurs start over at this point with a new company. Entrepreneurs do what they do because they believe they can succeed and want to do something grand. entrepreneur Angel Startup

Entrepreneurs must be excel at selling

Taffy Williams

Entrepreneurs learn to sell and negotiate or they never get to YES ! Entrepreneurs need to understand the dynamics of the market place for medical sales and they need to convince investors to participate with their money.

6 great athlete-entrepreneurs and what they accomplished

crowdSPRING Blog

We all have a great deal to learn as entrepreneurs and we look in many directions for inspiration. Here are my 6 favorite athlete-entrepreneurs (in no particular order), a bit about their sporting accomplishments, and what they have achieved in business in their post-sport lives.

Some things are beyond the entrepreneur control

Taffy Williams

Each entrepreneur has events and people they have a direct ability to improve or change; i.e., their direct circle of friends and situations where providing assistance is helpful. Other articles are in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com.

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Entrepreneurs’ Giveth & Entrepreneurs’ Taketh Away

Taffy Williams

Most entrepreneurs may have experience in their field, but some lack the managerial experience to know what things work and what things don’t. Sometimes, entrepreneurs get caught up on company ownership and treat it like personal property. Other articles can be found in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. You work so hard. Everything you do is geared toward building the startup.

The two traits every entrepreneur needs #blindpost

Jeff Hilimire

It’s been a while since I’ve written a #blindpost , so I was excited when Joe sent me the article, The Two Traits Every Entrepreneur Needs. No matter what kind of entrepreneur you are, if you have started a business and expect to be successful, you need these two traits: Never quit attitude. Being an entrepreneur means believing in yourself so much that you simply cannot quit. Every successful entrepreneur has a freakish work ethic.

The ten requirements of successful entrepreneurs

Jeff Hilimire

The group was filled with a lot of first time entrepreneurs, so I decided to target my talk on the things that I have learned in my 15 years of being an entrepreneur that seem to have helped me, and others, reach success. The ten requirements of successful entrepreneurs.

Startup Blog: Startup Basics Recap from Interview

Taffy Williams

Basics are provided to help entrepreneurs. Monday, June 6, 2011 Startup Basics Recap from Interview Startup companies can be fun and fulfilling for many entrepreneurs. Other articles can be found in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com.

Startup Blog Insights with Taffy Williams - How to Make Ideas Into a Viable Business

Taffy Williams

Reference Article: 3 Factors turn a great idea into a valuable business Taffy Williams is the author of: Think Agile: How Smart Entrepreneurs Adapt in Order to Succeed. Agile business development entrepreneur Startup Think Agile

Outtake - Funding - Don't Cold Call on Twitter

Taffy Williams

Taffy Williams is the author of: Think Agile: How Smart Entrepreneurs Adapt in Order to Succeed. He writes for the Startup Blog and Examiner Charlotte, NC- small business and is also found on LinkedIn , Twitter @twilli2861 , ColonialTDC , photo website , Google+ , Facebook , and Startup Group.

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Outtake3 - Funding - What It Takes for Me to Invest in You

Taffy Williams

Taffy Williams is the author of: Think Agile: How Smart Entrepreneurs Adapt in Order to Succeed. He writes for the Startup Blog and Examiner Charlotte, NC- small business and is also found on LinkedIn , Twitter @twilli2861 , ColonialTDC , photo website , Google+ , Facebook , and Startup Group.

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Startup Blog Insights - Are Your Partners Agile and How does Your CEO Spin?

Taffy Williams

Check out the group Startup Group on Linkedin or his articles in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. Agile Agile Thinking entrepreneur investor Startup

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Outtake2 - Funding - It is the ROI not the Technology

Taffy Williams

Taffy Williams is the author of: Think Agile: How Smart Entrepreneurs Adapt in Order to Succeed. He writes for the Startup Blog and Examiner Charlotte, NC- small business and is also found on LinkedIn , Twitter @twilli2861 , ColonialTDC , photo website , Google+ , Facebook , and Startup Group.

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Startup Blog Insights - Agile Contingency Planning and Agile Success

Taffy Williams

He has written more than 300 articles for: Startup Blog and Examiner Charlotte, NC- small business. contingency entrepreneur Startup Think Agile Referenced Articles: Agile thinking requires forward contingency planning Agile success generates great feelings Taffy Williams can be found on LinkedIn , Twitter @twilli2861 , ColonialTDC , photo website , Google+ , Facebook , and Startup Group.

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Startup Blog discussion on Leadership and Team Building - Insights with Taffy Williams

Taffy Williams

Reference: Agile leaders build team work for better performance T affy Williams is the author of: Think Agile: How Smart Entrepreneurs Adapt in Order to Succeed and the Startup Blog. entrepreneur leadership management Startup

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Insights on Your First Action Is Not Raising Capital

Taffy Williams

Reference Article: Your First Action Is Not Raising Capital Taffy Williams is the author of: Think Agile: How Smart Entrepreneurs Adapt in Order to Succeed. entrepreneur fund planning Startup

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Startup Blog Insights - Thinking Agile is Important to Your Business

Taffy Williams

He has written more than 300 articles for: Startup Blog and Examiner Charlotte, NC- small business. Agile entrepreneur Startup Think Agile Taffy Williams can be found on LinkedIn , Twitter @twilli2861 , ColonialTDC , photo website , Google+ , Facebook , and Startup Group.

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2 Considerations for agile succession planning

Taffy Williams

While the movie as made for entertainment, the concept of having a Mini-Me is something many entrepreneurs and Boards of more established companies often neglect to consider before it is too late. Board Members business entrepreneur executives planning

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6 Important needs for great networking

Taffy Williams

I have had discussions with young entrepreneurs that felt networking was not worth the effort. T affy Williams is the author of: Think Agile: How Smart Entrepreneurs Adapt in Order to Succeed and the Startup Blog. entrepreneur networking Startup

Agile success generates great feelings

Taffy Williams

Highs and lows are part of being an entrepreneur. The attitude is needed to ride the wave of highs and lows you will feel as an entrepreneur. He has written more than 300 articles for: Startup Blog and Examiner Charlotte, NC- small business. Yes, it is a bit like THIS!

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Focus is important but so is agile thinking

Taffy Williams

Entrepreneurs must learn to balance two skills and know when to use them; a) Focus and, b) Agile Thinking. Focus is driven into entrepreneurs by investors and experienced managers. The plan will contain a course of action requiring the entrepreneur to focus.

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Top 100 Mompreneur Bloggers to Follow in 2013

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Charlotte Siems. 12 kids and 25 years of being out of shape, Charlotte Siem needed a change in her life. Kelly Anderson is the founder of StartUpPrincess.com, an international network for female entrepreneurs that offers meaningful and educational posts to help them in their success.

6 Steps help generate great leaders

Taffy Williams

T affy Williams is the author of: Think Agile: How Smart Entrepreneurs Adapt in Order to Succeed and the Startup Blog. He writes for the Examiner Charlotte, NC- small business and is found on LinkedIn , Twitter @twilli2861 , ColonialTDC , photo website , Google+ , Facebook , and Startup Group.

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