Swipe Credit

Where Are They Now? For Swipe Credit, Our First Startup Showdown Winner, It’s Full Speed Ahead. How time flies! It’s hard to believe Startup Showdown, our monthly pitch competition for early-stage startups everywhere, has been tearing things up for a year now. Since June 2021, 12 innovative startups have collectively been awarded $1.4 million in…

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Startup Showdown Austin

Building community and creating inclusive funding and mentoring opportunities are equally important to building an equitable and progressive tech ecosystem. In the words of Paul Judge, Panoramic Ventures Managing Partner, “Progress comes from continuing to tell the story that diversifying VC is not just the right thing to do, but the profitable thing to do.”  …

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Atlanta Startups

“The city’s tech startups are starting to see a growing level of investment. I think people are starting to realize what’s going on in Atlanta, in particular as people build really promising companies that are solving some of the world’s largest problems,” said Mark Flickinger, Panoramic Ventures General Partner and COO, during his interview on…

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Startup Showdown x eMerge Startup Showdown

We are excited to announce our partnership with eMerge Americas during the 2022 Global Tech Conference on April 18-19. Together with eMerge Americas, Algorand, and Florida Funders, startups will have a chance to win over $400,000 investment prize.  Read the full release: MIAMI, Jan. 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — eMerge Americas, a venture-backed platform focused on transforming Miami into a global tech…

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Storytelling

We’ve talked before about key traits for a winning CEO, but one desired quality that hasn’t yet been mentioned is the ability to instruct and inspire through storytelling. Effective leaders use experiences, both good and bad, to illustrate what, when, and why to their teams, as opposed to just dictating dry facts or directives. Cultural anthropologist…

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Panoramic Job Board

Candidates can now search, view, and apply to jobs within the Panoramic portfolio of companies directly on our job board. Together with over 35 companies, we are excited share that we have launched a seamless solution for candidates to explore open opportunities and apply directly to the position via the company’s hiring page. The job…

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startups fundraising

You have an innovation company, a startup. You know you need money to grow. So, who do you talk to? How do you figure out how much money to raise? In a recent Tweet storm, Frank Rotman of QED Investors said: “A startup is a simple beast at its core. A team is assembled to…

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remote work

The pendulum is beginning its swing back from remote-only working. But how each company prepares its employees for this movement, and where exactly the pendulum will stop, are still topics of debate. When COVID-19 first swept into the United States like a tidal wave early last year, pretty much everyone except essential workers in key…

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break into vc

There are multiple paths to becoming a venture capitalist, but what does being a VC entail? Sure, it can be a lucrative career. Pop culture and the media tend to focus on the money associated with success, so it might seem to some that’s all there is. But the motivation to break into “VC” shouldn’t…

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