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Thursday, August 6, 2020


The first 50 tickets are free for this affordable startup event next month, Startup Summit

Hey friends, I have attended this startup conference for several years. Get your FREE ticket if you act fast. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/making-q3-q4-2020-a-great-success-thriving-in-a-pandemic-economy-tickets-115784064253#add-to-calendar-modal This is a very good event to...

Part 3 – 3 Sips of Advice video podcast with my personal mentor, Mike McGuire discusses how to be a mentor and retain young...

My personal and professional mentor Mike McGuire gave us 3 GALLONS of advice with three times the normal length of our video podcast. So we...

If 2020 is the Shit Show, let it be the fertilizer for growth and other highlights of Dig South event

Fertilizer Fuels the HIGH Energy of theĀ DigSouth (Virtual) Startup Conference Last week the fine people of DigSouth in Charleston, South Carolina pulled off the impossible...

2nd part of the 3 Sips of Advice podcast – Branding with Mike McGuire – My mentor

Hello tribe We are now releasing part two of the 3 Gallons of Advice with my personal mentor Mike McGuire. His firm made a real investment...

The Entrepreneurs of Wilmington make the Port City one of the top 100 ecosystems in the WORLD – Wilmington Business Journal

In 2013, UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller created the the vision to open the Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship to make the center the leader...


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A strong entrepreneur support organization is focused on serving the needs of the entrepreneurs through educational events around sales and marketing, aligning mentor options, communications through curating a frequent newsletter and preparing the companies to attract capital with investor pitch training. Additional training is often required around the pursuit of local and federal grants.

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This was a really good event with lots of solid advice from some great entrepreneurs. I do urge everyone to keep coming back. Jim is making these events better and better as the months go by.

Bill Warner


From the mountains to the sea, Jim Roberts has connected me with leaders and mentors across the wide variety of professions my business encompasses.

Steve Klem

Founder, Cape Fear Gear

Jim Roberts has been a tremendous catalyst to the startup community in Wilmington, NC. through his tireless efforts connecting individuals, startups, entrepreneurs, and existing businesses.

Edward Hall

CEO - Petrics

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New episode of video podcast with MY mentor and King of Charlotte, Mike McGuire and 3 GALLONS of Advice

Happy Thirsty Thursday friends and tribe We have a VERY special guest for this edition of 3 Sips of Advice. Mr. Mike McGuire is widely known...

Today is the day the Wilmington economy has been waiting for since 1989, nCino IPO on Wall Street

The day is here. nCino will have their IPO on Wall Street today. Potentially a $3 BILLION impact. Congrats to the entrepreneurs and early investors. Is this the...

Another Live Oak Bank spinout raises $20 million in Wilmington – Congrats to Apiture

GREAT news for Wilmington Congrats to the team at Apiture Another great addition of positive news for the growing FinTech ecosystem in Wilmington grown by Live...

Are you familiar with Smart Fox Technology in Wilmington? Going on NC Tech Association stage

Congrats to little known startup Smart Fox Technology. They were chosen for the stage time of the NC Tech Association event State of Technology virtual event...

Wilmington North Carolina named one of the top 100 startup ecosystems in the WORLD, REALLY

So this caught all of us by surprise. Wilmington is named as one of the top 100 startup ecosystems in the WORLD !!! Just check out...

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