Category Archives: Product Spotlights

  1. The Thinkers of Tomorrow: How the Conrad Foundation is Nurturing the Next Generation of Innovators

    They’re making brain food for astronauts to take into space, creating lightweight, flame-resistant gear for firefighters, and purifying water in Nigeria–and they’re all under the age of 18. For over decade, the Conrad Foundation has been fostering the best (and youngest) inventors and innovators. In the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge, these young scholars compete…

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  2. Platform Spotlight: View Evaluation Results

    You’ll get tired of hearing us say this, but evaluate a deal thoroughly before writing that check!  Time and time again, we encourage investors to put in the time conducting “due diligence.” Luckily for Propel(x) users, we want to help you make informed decisions so we make the Evaluation process streamlined and centralized. Remember that…

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  3. Fundraising 101: Keeping Investors Updated

    As a startup founder, updating current and potential investors is key. Effectively communicating  your company’s progress will help keep investors engaged and excited about your efforts – and hopefully investing more in the future. So what should you share and how often? Here are the updates that investors have told us they find most valuable. Milestones: Have you reached…

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  4. Product Spotlight: Asking a Question

    For all the excitement and potential of early stage companies, they possess one, distinct disadvantage when pitted against publicly traded companies: they do not have a body of research and analysis for investors to draw upon in order to inform their investment decisions. It is a flaw that has long plagued these companies, and the…

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