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The Rise of Atlanta [Video]

The metro Atlanta region emerged as a national economic bright spot in recent decades. This sparked a population boom in Atlanta’s sprawling suburbs, fueling concerns over equity. The current vanguard of groups in the city are attempting to build with density while preserving affordable housing. Local planners believe that the BeltLine, a 22-mile loop that provides a pedestrian path and community space, will reconnect neighborhoods, providing a bridge to the city’s future.

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Startup Business

What are the good reasons to raise funds for a startup? Ft. Pratik Poddar, Nexus Ventures [Video]

“Million Dollar Question (And Answers) This is a burning question which every startup founder has asked themselves multiple times, at multiple points in time. What are some great reasons to raise funds? And, subsequently, What should I use those funds for? And, How to optimize cash outflows? Sounds like you? Always wondered what a VC thought about this? All your burning questions, answered. In this insanely illuminating podcast episode, with Pratik Poddar, of Nexus Ventures, we chat about how the Venture Capitalists view startups and startup founders. Includes discussions around:Bootstrapping v/s raising funds? – Good reasons and bad reasons to raise funds? – How a VC investor thinks while scoping out a deal? – And much more… Listen to the complete podcast here: https://youtu.be/y_N-5g3UtO8

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How Launch NY is Funding Startups with One of the Most Active Seed Funds in the Country [Video]

Startup businesses less than five years old are now the greatest generator of new jobs. Launch NY’s mission is to identify, support, and fund these high-growth-potential startup businesses, and it does so through pro-bono mentoring and the most active seed fund in New York State. NextCorps’ Marketing Director, Holly Barrett, sits down with Launch NY’s Co-Founder, President, and CEO, Marnie Lavigne, to talk about the non-profit’s mission and how it’s making it easier to invest local. Marnie shares tips for entrepreneurs to be investor-ready and her take on the deals happening in Upstate New York.Investors, entrepreneurs, and startup supporters — learn more about Launch NY and get involved: https://launchny.org/