Why did you start your business in North Carolina?
Raleigh, North Carolina has a great balance of talent, ease of doing business, cost of living and quality of life. Asking top talent to move to or stay in Raleigh is not a tough sell. Ease of access to air travel.
What is the best part about running your business in your community?
Downtown Raleigh has energy. It is a place where talented professionals, both young and seasoned, enjoy working and relaxing.
What do you believe your North Carolina community has that other startup hubs can’t offer?
It really is a combination of academic spinout opportunities, diverse and well run communities, and cost of living that has stayed reasonable.
In 3 words, how would you describe the entrepreneurial culture in NC?
Focused – on solving real world problems • Friendly – the entrepreneurial climate is collegial • Connected – NC entrepreneurs have to engage the world early in the process