At Colopy Ventures, we currently focus on two things — spreading the good word about tech startups with GrepBeat and investing in early growth stage software companies with Jurassic Capital. In 2023, we hope to expand our investing efforts by launching a pre-seed/seed fund to focus on the earliest-stage tech startups around the Triangle. It […]
Recently, I had the pleasure of being a guest on Ritwik Pavan’s new podcast, “In The Meeting.” Ritwik is a senior Comp Sci and Business student at UNC-Chapel Hill and a couple-times entrepreneur through Linker Logic Technologies and VADE. Because of this, he brings a unique perspective on the entrepreneurial experience and asks great questions. […]
The other week, I had the pleasure of speaking with Elizabeth at Hatchit about me, Bronto and Colopy Ventures. Hatchit is an online marketplace for buying and selling online ventures and digital assets like small businesses, websites, apps, domain names, etc. It was co-founded by Dennis Schaecher in North Carolina. Read more about them. Listen […]
Last Thursday, after selling Bronto four years ago, we hosted a reunion at the Unscripted Hotel in Downtown Durham. Participation was amazing and it was like zipping back to the Golden Age of Bronto for just one more night. The enthusiasm at the event was a true testament to the strength of the Bronto culture […]
We are pleased to welcome back another member into the Colopy Ventures team this summer! Alon Greyber worked here last summer, and will join us again this summer as an engineering intern. Hey, Alon! It’s great to have you here as another intern to work with. I heard that you worked here last summer […]
It was the late 90s. I was an MBA student @ UNC. I wanted to work at Red Hat — a small quirky startup with no history or no interest in hiring people like me. So, I made a video stating my case and hustled my way in. Read the story. Watch the video. Laugh at me. And hustle hustle!
Last Friday I had the pleasure of being the primary speaker for the Adams Apprenticeship Fall Conference evening event. The Adams Apprenticeship is a mentorship program that pairs successful entrepreneurship with UNC’s most promising future entrepreneurs. For my presentation, I told the “Bronto Story” and lessons learned. I wish that I would have recorded it […]
Telling the Bronto Story from an engineering and computer science perspective. This was given at North Carolina State University as part of a Fidelity sponsored speaker series.
Watch the first episode of “Adventures in Entrepreneurship”. I interview Eric Boggs and Adam Covati, the founders of Argyle Social.
Last Thursday night Bronto hosted a Tweetup at its offices. Tweetup is a gathering of Twitter fans and enthusiasts. The event was a big success with over 200 attendees. And, as you can imagine it was very well covered in the the twitter-sphere. Special thanks to Brontos Adam Covati and Caroline Smith for organizing the […]