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June 2021

Best selling author on sales and leader of Techstars Austin , 10 insights

June 8, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Cape Fear Community College , S Building, 411 N Front St, Room 0002 411 North Front Street Room 0002 Wilmington, NC 28401, 411 North Front Street Room 0002 Wilmington, NC 28401
Wilmington, NC, NC 28401 United States
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Amos Schwartzfarb is the Managing Director of Techstars Austin and author of the new best selling book Levers and a book on sales called Sell More Faster.  The Levers book is the #1 best selling book on Amazon for Communication in Management. Techstars is one of the top three accelerator programs in the world and the Austin startup scene is Booming with local companies, relocations from California and retaining and attracting talent. Three WALE Angel Network portfolio clients are Techstars graduates.…

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July 2021

The Modern Business Plan Is a Better Foundation to Grow From

July 22, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The modern business plan is no longer 50 pages. Because that plan would be obsolete within the first 7 days. Sure the Lean Business Canvas is not new in 2021 but business is evolving. And Wilmington startups and entrepreneurs need to move faster to outperform competitive companies that have more funding opportunities. We have lined up some experts to share their knowledge so you can put this knowledge to work on your business the next morning. My mentor Tom Fisher…

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September 2021

Wilmington Intro To Investors and Clients in Charlotte + Raleigh Ecosystems

September 23, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Ironclad Brewery, 115 North 2nd
Wilmington, SC
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We have a great event lined up for Wilmington NC entrepreneurs. In the recent ranking, all three cities were ranked as the top 100 GLOBAL EMERGING startup ecosystems in the Startup Genome rankings. - Raleigh / Wake County #10 - Charlotte / Mecklenburg County #31 - Wilmington / New Hanover County #91 and third smallest US city on the Global list   With the knowledge that it is VERY unlikely that a Wilmington entrepreneur can raise a FULL round of…

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October 2021

Viewing Party and Panel for PBS TV show Start Up on Wilmington business

October 14, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

About this event How many times has Wilmington made positive national news in business? The Live Oak Bank IPO? nCino IPO on Wall Street? UnTappd / NextGlass in the Wall Street Journal? Freaker USA on Shark Tank? And ? We have been formally building the local entrepreneur ecosystem since 2013. Now the rest of the country will know what they are missing at the coast of North Carolina as one of the top 100 GLOBAL Emerging Ecosystems. See a video…

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February 2022

Riverside Chat to Learn About Relationship Between Investor and Startup

February 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

While most of you know the Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington (NEW) , I also run a VERY small Angel investor Network called WALE Angel Network. We are a member of the Angel Capital Association, yes a non-profit nationwide association of Angel Funds and Angel Networks. We have arranged for Patrick Gouhin, CEO of the nationwide Angel Capital Association to give some opening words about the State of Angel Investing in the state of North Carolina and the region. Patrick…

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March 2022

SALES for Startups to Prospect for Clients in Bigger Cities

March 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Ironclad Brewery, 115 North 2nd
Wilmington, SC
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ALL Entrepreneurs are in SALES. What separates nCino, UnTappd, PlayerSpace and EasyVote Solutions from your average startup at the coast? They have been able to scale because they have clients in other states and other countries. EasyVote Solutions just said at our last event that they now have clients in over 20 states. We are hosting Sales expert Will Barfield of Barfield Revenue Consulting from Raleigh to speak on prospecting for big clients outside of your region. Learn more about Will…

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April 2022

How Regional Startups in North Carolina are tackling GLOBAL challenges

April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

About this event This may be the MOST important event we have had in the EIGHT Years of building our ecosystem Speakers include Sue Mecham - Founder of NALA Membranes, a technology that could clean the water in the Cape Fear River to provide drinking water without the PFAS chemicals. WALE Angel Network is an investor in NALA Membranes Denis Connagham - Executive with DisposeRX , a product that helps dispose of opioid prescription pills that may be unused or…

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