The Research Triangle Park

The future of great ideas

a seminar held at Research Triangle Park

Events Calendar


Entrepreneur's Series: Seed Capital




7:45 AM - 11:45 AM


Southern Capitol Ventures


Join us for a full morning lineup on July 31st. We'll talk about sources of seed stage capital: accelerators, super angels, angel groups & more.

Featured Speaker

First we'll hear from Bob Young, co-founder and former CEO of Red Hat and current CEO/founder of Lulu. Bob will share his story of launching several businesses and raising money from angels, strategic investors and VCs for Red Hat.

Accelerator Panel

Next we talk about the accelerator model and the benefits to entrepreneurs in their program.

  • Chris Heivly, Triangle Startup Factory
  • Jonathon Perrelli, General Partner, and co-founder,

Angel Panel

Then, we will have a panel of angel investors and angel funds. We will talk about trends in seed stage investing and where they are looking to invest. Our panel includes:

  • Stein Kretsinger
  • Craig Stone, Triangle Angel Partners
  • Steve Vanderwoude, Madison River Ventures

Founder Stories

To wrap it up, we will have a panel of entrepreneurs/founders who will share their stories of how they received angel funding. Subsequently, all of them have raised venture capital. Our panel includes:

  • Robbie Allen, CEO, Automated Insights
  • James Avery, CEO, Adzerk
  • Luke Fishback, CEO, PlotWatt
  • Taylor Mingos, CEO, Shoeboxed 

Registration Status

Register here. Early registration through July 6.


Jason Caplain
or David Jones


$39 through July 6 / $49 through July 30 / $69 same day


Brier Creek Country Club
9400 Club Hill Drive
Raleigh, NC 27617

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