Monthly Archives: September 2010


Koofers Raises $5 Million from Revolution, Others

“Know Your Market”

One CEO/CTO/Co-Founder after the next, the class of 2010 is getting a bountiful portion of advice, insights, do’s and do not’s as they hone their individual companies.  While it us up to the teams to cipher this information and apply it to the challenges they are currently facing, we have and will be providing cheat [...]

“Celebrate the Little Successes”

Erik Troan, CTO and Co-Founder of rPath stopped by the office today in the Lucky Strike Lounge to tell his story and answer questions as a successful entrepreneur. Erik was the number 5 employee at Red Hat and stayed with the company until it grew to 650 employees and $100 million in revenue. He left [...]

“Own Your Niche”

Rich Lee, CEO and Founder of Hosted Solutions came by the LBD office Friday to speak with the companies and share his insights as a twenty year entrepreneur. Rich has grown Hosted Solutions, based in Raleigh, to become one of the most profitable data center providers in the US. He previously founded MPInet, which became [...]

LaunchBox10 Kicks-Off

After months of deliberation over teams and preparation for the incoming class of 2010, LaunchBox10 kicked-off last night in Bay 7 on the American Tobacco Campus in Durham. Our portfolio companies have moved their lives to the Bull City for the next three months to work day in and day out on their startups, receiving [...]