This is an interview series MBA@UNC conducted with seven women leading nonprofits across a variety of industries. Despite spearheading businesses that are doing tremendous good, these women are not traditionally recognized for the incredibly hard work they do every day.
The exact rules for forming an Limited Liability Comany (or an LLC) differ by state, and the paperwork filing fee ranges from $40 to $500. To help make it easier to find the LLC startup cost in your state, MBA@UNC created a map to display the initial fee for filing articles of organization across the United States.
Given that fewer VC-backed tech startups are going public, it is important to find venture capitalists that have a history of investing in companies whose missions align with yours. Whether your end goal is to exit, to be acquired, or to have enough financial support to launch, you should know where to find the VC dollars you need.
The growing impact of women entrepreneurs is evident today. Women-owned firms account for almost 30 percent of all businesses and one in five women-owned firms tout revenue of $1 million or more, according to research conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and its Center for Women in Business in 2014.
At MBA@UNC’s 2015 immersion in San Francisco, students in the Innovation track had a chance to learn about entrepreneurship and venture capitalism directly from a variety of top founders, executives and venture capitalists. Here’s a closer look at two panel discussions.