FUNDRAISING // How to Improve Your Odds of Securing Capital

FUNDRAISING // How to Improve Your Odds of Securing Capital

Think you want/need to raise capital? Super complicated question. The first thing to consider, can that capital be used to scale – in other words, grow quickly? If the answer is no, then no – no venture capital for you. If capital can accelerate your...
ROLE COVERAGE // Creative Ways to Scale Sales

ROLE COVERAGE // Creative Ways to Scale Sales

Founder Alex Adams is likely best known for his startup, Rodeo Analytics, a Straight Shot graduate. Nowadays, he’s focused on validating Pattern Plus, a spinoff of Rodeo Analytics that has shown quite a bit of early potential. Oftentimes, competitors in horse...
ORCA ANALYTICS // Mapping Coursework to Careers

ORCA ANALYTICS // Mapping Coursework to Careers

Academic advisors are grappling with impossible student-to-advisor ratios and little to no real-time means to track student progress against their career goal. Yet, what they love most about their day-to-day roles is working directly with students to identify the...
HOTEL MANAGEMENT MEETS COURSE MANAGEMENT // LEVEL 3

HOTEL MANAGEMENT MEETS COURSE MANAGEMENT // LEVEL 3

Teams see parallels in value propositions Very different customer job titles, yet so many comparisons between the pains, painkillers, gains and gain creators of two Startup Collaborative fellows: RoomAdvantage and ProTask (formerly DivvyMap). As we worked...