Category: Start Ups

Equity-only investing hurts both VCs and startups

To back transformative innovators, early stage investors will need to start innovating too. Despite its popularity, the equity-only strategy, on average, disappoints. Read More...

Navigating selling your startup. Panel from Lat59 Estonia

With M&A increasingly becoming the likely outcome for most startups, what are the things that you—as a founder—need to know in order to generate acquisition interest in your company, navigate to a close and how to maximize the outcome? Moderated by K.P. Reddy, The Combine (Atlanta)

Why BuiltTech, why now? My talk at Lat59 in Estonia.

KP Reddy on Corporate Innovation, Atlanta, Emerging Tech Trends

The following article from a recent episode of the SE Tech Podcast Hosted by MMM Tech Law, in which co-founder K.P. Reddy discussed corporate innovation, The Combine, the computer mouse, Windows, Atlanta, and emerging trends in tech startups.

What is BuiltTech?

Built Environment Technology, also known as BuiltTech, is the innovation through technology that provides the framework for the physical world around us. BuiltTech is what shapes the future of planning, design, construction, and management of buildings, infrastructure, and cities.

Things to think about when investing in a Venture Fund.

1. You must be an accredited investor. Meeting one of the accredited investor definitions (i.e., US$200K in income or US$300K joint income with spouse for the past two years, or US$1M net worth) 2. Meet Capital Call requirements. If you commit to $250k on a 5 year investment period, that means you have to write a check [...]

“Every Angel Investor Should Have an Investment Thesis” (Part 1 of 3)

You’re an Angel investor What kind of investments have you made? What kind of investments do you want to make? Why? Talk to any successful Wall Street investor or real estate investor, and they will tell you that they have a specific investment strategy that works for them. Angel investing is no different. Angel investing [...]

Renowned AEC entrepreneur KP Reddy takes on his next venture..

This episode of Venture sees us catch up with renowned entrepreneur KP Reddy as he takes on his new chapter. This tech incubator uses their wide breadth of expertise to nurture good ideas into great companies. Watch, as our special host, Matt Gray catches up with Mr. Reddy to see how The Combine is making [...]

Atlanta a growing land of promise for construction tech

As its population continues to grow, Atlanta is seeing a surge in start-up opportunities, including many for those in construction technology. Read more...

VC Pride in funding the starving entrepreneur. 

Two recent encounters with young, new entrepreneurs have solidified a concept in my brain that I’ve known for a long time, but have not had the opportunity to explain until now. There’s this myth that being a startup founder is romantic and dreamy, like the starving grad student or starving artist motif. Until you’ve done [...]