Our top takeaways are:
- Our founders’ biggest goals for for 2020 are centered on growth — whether that’s scaling, raising funds or growing the team with the right people.
- The biggest challenges our panelists faced in 2019 are common hurdles for most startups: managing correctly with the right leadership in place, enforcing expectations, knowing how to sell your company to the right audience and finding the right investors for your business.
- Raising capital is subjective for each company. Atlanta has a diverse group of investors but they are typically looking for companies who are further along than seed stage. Finding investors who know your space and line of work well. More opportunities need to be made available for early-stage companies.