Golden Spiral Named Marketing Mentor for Fintech Accelerators

Golden Spiral, a Nashville-based B2B technology marketing agency, has been named the marketing agency mentor for the Venture Center, a fintech accelerator based in Little Rock, Ark.

"It is our role to help the companies in the Venture Center cohorts tell a clear and compelling story to the market that will speed traction and adoption," says John Farkas, founder and chief executive officer for Golden Spiral. "It's a process that really energizes us, and we're honored to have the Venture Center bring us on board to help."

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Demo Day with The Venture Center Celebrates ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator Finalists

The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) and The Venture Center concluded the 2019 ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator this week by hosting the program’s inaugural Demo Day in Little Rock, Ark. on Wednesday. At the event, participating fintech finalists presented their solutions to attending investors, community bankers and other financial industry leaders. Several participating companies also announced collaborations with ICBA community bank members and ICBA Bancard, the payments-services subsidiary of ICBA.

 

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Founder Feature: Karl Falk, CEO + Founder of Botdoc.io

“The 100X exercise helped us put systems in place and prepare for others to run these systems when the time comes.  It’s important to think about this regardless of the stage of business you are in.  If you're not thinking about processes, you're not building a business. You will just end up building a job for yourself.”

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Founder Feature: Erez Saf, CEO of CRiskCo

“Setting goals and milestones is a must to keep the team moving. There was a study showing that in a given task and time, you will always use the entire time to perform the task, even when you have exactly same tasks, if you give it two days it will take two days and if you give it a week it will take a week.”

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7 Tips for Applying to an Accelerator

If you are interviewing with an accelerator or seed investor, the first thing you need to do is stand out among all the noise. Below is my list of tips on how to stand out based on conducting hundreds of founder interviews.

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The Venture Center Announces the Addition of Mimi San Pedro as Chief Strategy Officer

The Venture Center (VC) Board of Directors and staff welcome Chief Strategy Officer, Mimi San Pedro to its leadership team. With over 30 years of experience across information, technology, and strategic marketing industries, Mimi San Pedro will help to galvanize the Venture Center’s growth, driving key initiatives that serve the entrepreneurial and corporate innovation sectors.

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