Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Free Space – Are You Good Enough?

We are announcing a program to inspire, advise and house early-stage software startups.  The 30-Day Table is an opportunity to locate your 1-4 person company within our walls and enjoy the proximity to LaunchBox partners, advisors, mentors and peer companies.  Candidates will be evaluated for fit and if selected will grab a table and get [...]

Reflections on the Life of an Entrepreneur by Arthur Klepchukov

The following is reposted with permission from Arthur Klepchukov, founder of Slipstre.am: Here’s what I’ve quietly been up to for the second half of 2010: Slipstream. It’s my first incubated startup and I’m proud to announce that it’s launching today. In July 2010, I was the first one accepted into LaunchBox10, LaunchBox Digital‘s 3rd accelerator program. [...]

“Live in Fear of Failure”

Friday’s lunch featured Mike Doernberg, CEO and Co-Founder of ReverbNation. Mike started ReverbNation alongside Jed Carlson to create a music company that embraced the artists first and owned the way artists communicated with their fans. Before Reverb, Mike successfully started and sold two software technology companies, Marathon Partners and SmartPath. Because Reverb is Mike’s third [...]

U.S. Secretary of Start-Ups?

Thomas Friedman points the way for a more vibrant and competitive tomorrow: unleashing the potential of startups. While he cites some great policy initiatives to pursue, it is the promise of entrepreneurs that are leading the way. We may need a Secretary of Start-Ups in the presidential cabinet, but most of all we need entrepreneurs [...]

LaunchBox Digital Expands to Research Triangle Park, NC

LaunchBox Digital is expanding its program to the Research Triangle Park (RTP) area of North Carolina!  Earlier today we announced that we will be holding our Fall 2010 program in Durham, NC.  This expansion reflects our commitment to being the pre-eminent business accelerator program serving the Mid-Atlantic region.  It is also the kick-start to LaunchBox [...]

LaunchBox Digital Co-Founder Sean Greene Joins U.S. Small Business Administration

Sean Greene, co-founder of LaunchBox Digital, has joined the U.S. Small Business Administration as the Associate Administrator for Investment, and Special Advisor for Innovation at the Small Business Administration (SBA). At the SBA, Sean is directly responsible for the SBIC program, a $16 Billion Fund of Funds, as well as for programs to serve high-growth [...]

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“Laws for Launching” from LaunchBox Advisor Dan Simpkins

Last week LaunchBox Digital advisor Dan Simpkins, founder and CEO of  Hillcrest Labs, stopped by our office to share tips on successful entrepreneurship with our 2009 portfolio companies.  Drawing on years of experience at Hillcrest and his previous company, Salix, Simpkins summarized several lessons learned along the way into “10 laws.” As many readers of [...]

Factor This! O’Reilly Visits LaunchBox Digital

The following is a guest post by LaunchBox09 team member Chris Bucchere, and is the first in a series of posts by LaunchBox09 Portfolio companies: Last Friday, Mr. O’Reilly dropped by the offices of Launch Box Digital. Tim, not Bill, of course. Naturally, when I heard about his upcoming plans to lead a discussion, I [...]