Greater Boston is rich with new, creative business ideas that with nurturing, could grow into companies that will employ our educated workforce and give back to the greater community. To blossom, these business ideas need leadership and capital; Boston has both.
The challenge for startups then becomes how and when to hire professional management for your idea and when to raise capital to grow. What should you do? Surround yourself with smart people and take your idea on a road show with potential investors. Boston has a wealth of venture capital and private equity firms that are eager to partake in a great idea. Interview them, ask them the hard questions, but most importantly, believe in yourself.
Here’s a list of Boston area VC’s:
Stata Venture Partners