Create 100K Investors

Partners are literally the makeup of NC Grind and all serve in different ways.  However, our unified mission is unwavering: Create 100K Angel Investors. We aim to create upward mobility for families and communities through our actions. Angel Investor Education. Founder support. Cross collaboration. All of these are vital to the journey of building and (re)investing.

Want to join us? Contact us to start a conversation about cross-promotion, co-branded events, and opportunities.

Create 100K Investors

Partners are literally the makeup of NC Grind and all serve in different ways.  However, our unified mission is unwavering: Create 100K Angel Investors. We aim to create upward mobility for families and communities through our actions. Angel Investor Education. Founder support. Cross collaboration. All of these are vital to the journey of building and (re)investing.

Want to join us? Contact us to start a conversation about cross-promotion, co-branded events, and opportunities.

Partners

Partners are literally the makeup of NC Grind and all serve in different ways.

Create 100K investors connected to NC.

That’s our mission. We aim to create upward mobility for families, our communities, and the next generation.

Create 100K Investors

Partners are literally the makeup of NC Grind and all serve in different ways.  However, our unified mission is unwavering: Create 100K Angel Investors. We aim to create upward mobility for families and communities through our actions. Angel Investor Education. Founder support. Cross collaboration. All of these are vital to the journey of building and (re)investing.

Want to join us? Contact us to start a conversation about cross-promotion, co-branded events, and opportunities.

For 15+ years, countless B2B & B2C startup founders across NC have grown revenues through Barfield Revenue Consulting’s focus on talent acquisition & consulting practices aimed at revenue generation. The Barfields provide investors access to local opportunities through Unboxed Syndicate, while sharing vital strategies to approach product/market fit, sales enablement, hiring revenue-impacting talent, and more with the founders supported by partners.

Will Barfield

Amy Barfield

CrowdfundNC exists to create a community which scales businesses and (re)invests together. They bring a network and methods focused on Investability and implement raise methods such as Syndication to provide additional access to capital for entrepreneurs for partners (e.g. accelerators & venture studios).

William McGuire

Anya Johnson

Scott Byron

Innovate Capital founders, Benji Jones and Jim Verdonik, are experienced advisors in several billion dollars of public and private capital-raising, M&A, and technology license transactions for a wide range of clients from start-ups to public companies to venture capital funds.

Benji Jones

Jim Verdonik

Mountain BizWorks provides business loans and coaching to emerging and established small businesses in Western North Carolina (WNC). Their community loan program provides access to invest as little as $1K.  In addition, their Mountain Raise Events provide access for individuals to see what WNC businesses have investment offerings open.

Moriah Heaney

Chris Grasinger

Pitch Space facilitates the connection between startups and growth companies and investors in the private equity markets. Hosting demo days and networking events, they leverage the connections to bring investors and founders together.

Peter Marsh

Andrea Howell

Adrian Smith

SotoIP is a Strategic Intellectual Property Advisory and Patent Prosecution firm headquartered in North Carolina USA, specializing in serving startup and emerging growth companies throughout the United States, as well as international startups entering the U.S. National Stage.

John Sotomayor

Krissa Johnson-Sotomayor

For 15+ years, countless B2B & B2C startup founders across NC have grown revenues through Barfield Revenue Consulting’s focus on talent acquisition & consulting practices aimed at revenue generation. Will Barfield provides investors access to local opportunities through Unboxed Syndicate, while sharing vital strategies to approach product/market fit, sales enablement, hiring revenue-impacting talent, and more with the founders supported by partners.

Will Barfield

Amy Barfield

CrowdfundNC exists to create a community which scales businesses and (re)invests together. They bring a network and methods focused on Investability and implement raise methods such as Syndication to provide additional access to capital for entrepreneurs for partners (e.g. accelerators & venture studios).

William McGuire

Anya Johnson

Scott Byron

Innovate Capital founders, Benji Jones and Jim Verdonik, are experienced advisors in several billion dollars of public and private capital-raising, M&A, and technology license transactions for a wide range of clients from start-ups to public companies to venture capital funds.

Benji Jones

Jim Verdonik

Mountain BizWorks provides business loans and coaching to emerging and established small businesses in Western North Carolina (WNC). Their community loan program provides access to invest as little as $1K.  In addition, their Mountain Raise Events provide access for individuals to see what WNC businesses have investment offerings open.

Moriah Heaney

Chris Grasinger

Pitch Space facilitates the connection between startups and growth companies and investors in the private equity markets. Hosting demo days and networking events, they leverage the connections to bring investors and founders together.

Peter Marsh

Andrea Howell

Adrian Smith

SotoIP is a Strategic Intellectual Property Advisory and Patent Prosecution firm headquartered in North Carolina USA, specializing in serving startup and emerging growth companies throughout the United States, as well as international startups entering the U.S. National Stage.

John Sotomayor

Krissa Johnson-Sotomayor

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