The US embassy said that ATX + EGY Launch will collaborate with the leading incubators and accelerators in Austin in order to curate a mix of entrepreneurs as well as mentor internationally focused investors to work with the Egyptian start-up companies
as they prepare for the final ATX + EGY showcase.
"Badir Program will have a dual investment strategy - funding start-up companies
in the incorporation phase; and incubated & graduated companies in the growth phase.
Strategic investors sometimes invest in start-up companies
to enter into commercial relationships with those companies, for instance, a license to a start-up's technology or a right to distribute a start-up's products.
The instances above, just a few of the hundreds of stories the drives collected, underscored a mega-trend that could possibly drive many start-up companies
going ahead: selling to non-metro consumers makes great business sense.
Through this association, start-up companies
can pool in excellent interns from IIT-Kanpur and leverage their talent for innovative initiatives.
"Women at the Wheel: Do Female Executives Drive Start-up Success?" reveals that successful start-up companies
tend to have more female executives than unsuccessful ones.
Keith Jones, head of data strategy at Royal Mail, said: "The picture for start-up companies
in the UK is optimistic and we should take this as a good sign that throughout the UK there is a lot of opportunity and entrepreneurial spirit despite the difficult economic climate."
Mark McKenna of Shred-Tech, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, has helped that company develop a sales and marketing program specifically targeting start-up companies
and even prospective customers considering entering the secure shredding business.
1 from "payback" mechanisms, both implicit and explicit, that provided them access to business on more favorable terms not available to start-up companies
Like the founders of gold rush towns that rose from dusty plateaus in the Old West, Internet start-up companies
are creating new cyberspace communities from the ground up.
Fifty-seven percent of the investments were used for start-up companies
and 34% to acquire existing companies.