Investor Connect Podcast

What Is a Startup Ecosystem?

Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing.

A startup ecosystem is a network of startups, investors, and others who come together to foster startup formation and growth.

The network fosters innovation through shared resources such as capital, talent, and mentorship.

At the core of the network are startups led by founders who launch high-growth businesses.

Accelerators and incubators provide education around the initial launch of the business.  

Investors, including angels, venture capitalists, online crowdfunding sites, and grant providers, provide capital.

Universities provide the talent for launching and supporting startups.

Freelancers provide additional talent in the form of labor. 

Providers offer support for legal, financial, marketing, and other services.

Mentors provide coaching and guidance on how to grow the business.

Events, newsletters, and blogs foster the community through communication.

Local corporations may also participate through sponsorship and other support.

Look for these elements in building your startup ecosystem.


Thank you for joining us for the Startup Funding Espresso where we help startups and investors connect for funding.

Let’s go startup something today.
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This is Investor Perspectives. I’m the host of Investor Connect, Hall T Martin, where we connect startups and investors for funding.

In our new Investor Perspectives series entitled “Impact Investing in a post-COVID World”, you’ll hear about growth in the impact investing industry.

As the COVID pandemic passes, we emerge into a new era. The impact space is now undergoing tremendous change as we shift to a post-COVID world. Impact investing in the areas of sustainability and the environment takes precedence in the financial industry. We have investors and startup founders describe the changes coming up.

Our guests are:

Brad Gurrie, CEO, Socialsuite [01:12]
Luni Libes, Founder and Managing Director, Fledge [03:29]
Vishal Arora, Managing Partner, VDOSH [05:24]
Chelsea Burns, Principal, Escaladora Ventures [07:32]
Richard Samuelson, Chief Investment Officer, SWAN Venture Group [09:46]

We hope you enjoy the show.
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For more episodes from Investor Connect, please visit the site at: http://investorconnect.org  

Check out our other podcasts here: https://investorconnect.org/ 
For Investors check out: https://tencapital.group/investor-landing/ 
For Startups check out: https://tencapital.group/company-landing/ 
For eGuides check out: https://tencapital.group/education/ 
For upcoming Events, check out https://tencapital.group/events/  

For Feedback please contact info@tencapital.group   

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Direct download: IP_Impact_-_Show_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am CST

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