Author - Shelby Newsome

How to Pitch Your Business Idea

You’ve done the work to validate your idea, understand your market and have a solid business model. Now you’re considering talking to potential investors to infuse your startup with capital. Talking to investors can feel like an enormous task, but learning how to effectively communicate your business idea in a...

3 Questions to Ask Before Partnering with Someone for Your Startup

Joseph James is Business Resiliency Counselor for the Small Business and Technology Development Center and an Entrepreneur-in-Residence for SEEN. Below are his thoughts on adding a partner to your startup. Early-stage entrepreneurs should be selective about who they invite to join their business, especially when selecting business partners and others who...

Entrepreneur-in-Residence Feature: Suzy Hrabovsky

Meet Suzy Hrabovsky. She believes that entrepreneurs are the heartbeat of the Sandhills region and has a passion for helping women and other disadvantaged people start businesses. The majority of Suzy's career has been helping small businesses and is now leading a team that creates programming to assist small business...