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Red Rocket Ventures
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News & Media

04/06/2020:       In the Media:  Reset Your Marketing Campaigns In The Wake Of Coronavirus (in Forbes)

03/30/2020:       In the Media:  Most Retailers Aren't Mentioning Coronavirus by Name (in Digital Commerce 360)

03/17/2020:       In the Media:  How Your Business Survives a National Crisis and Pandemic (in Forbes)

03/13/2020:       In the Media:  How to Strategically Generate Search Engine Traffic (in Entrepreneur)  

03/11/2020:       In the Media:  How to See Your Small Business as Part of an Ecosystem (in Salesforce.com)

03/03/2020:       In the Media:  Want to Grow?  Completed One Material Action Per Day!  (in Forbes)

02/02/2020:       In the Media:  Want Startup Success? Keep It Simple Stupid! (in Forbes)

01/30/2020:       In the Media:  [Video]  How to Influence Customer Buying Decisions (on ASBN)

01/07/2020:       In the Media:  You Don't Know, What You Don't Know (in Forbes)

12/28/2019:       In the Media:  Marketing is Still an Art (and a Science) (in Entrepreneur)

12/19/2019:       Red Rocket Email Newsletter

12/17/2019:       Red Rocket's Best Startups of 2019

12/05/2019:       In the Media:  [Podcast]  George Deeb Discusses Entrepreneurial Lessons (in Local SEO Today)

12/03/2019:       In the Media:  Calculate Your Addressable Market to Help You Attract Investors (in Forbes)

11/04/2019:       In the Media:  The Search for Product-Market Fit--The Holy Grail (in Forbes)

10/21/2019:       In the Media:  [Video]  Driving Growth vs. Driving Profitability--Which is Right For You? (on ASBN)

10/04/2019:       In the Media:  Should I Bootstrap or Look for Investors? (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)

10/03/2019:       In the Media:  Want More Sales?  Try This Workforce Optimization Algorithm! (in Forbes)

09/24/2019:       In the Media:  The Rise of Account-Based Marketing (in Entrepreneur)

09/19/2019:       Red Rocket Email Newsletter

09/03/2019:       In the Media:  Don’t Be Afraid Of Hiring Former CEOs As Employees (in Forbes)

08/14/2019:       In the Media:   [Video]  George Deeb Discusses Entrepreneurial Mindsets for Success (on ASBN)

08/08/2019:       In the Media:  How to Pitch Your Business Investment Case (in Entrepreneur)

07/31/2019:       In the Media:  The Top 7 Pitfalls When Buying A Business (in Forbes)

07/03/2019:       In the Media:  The Top 5 Media Buys for First-Time Marketers (in Forbes)

06/20/2018:       Red Rocket Email Newsletter

06/14/2019:       In the Media:  [Video]  George Deeb Discusses "Pain Killer vs. Vitamin" Business Models (on ASBN)

06/08/2019:       In the Media:  The Best Employees Have These "31 Flavors" (in Entrepreneur)

06/04/2019:       In the Media:  The Best Marketers are Great Story Tellers (in Forbes)

05/27/2019:       In the Media:  [Video]  George Deeb Discusses Recruitment Strategies (on ASBN)

05/02/2019:       In the Media:  Leadership 101--Narrow Your Say-Do Gap (in Forbes)

04/27/2019:       In the Media:  Good Decision Making Requires Good Data (in Entrepreneur)

04/25/2019:       In the Media:  [Video]  George Deeb Discusses Market Research & Business Planning (on ASBN)

04/06/2019:       In the Media:  Why We Turned Down a Chance to Double Sales (in Entrepreneur)

 

04/04/2019:       In the Media:  How to Build a Startup Ecosystem (in Forbes)

03/20/2019:       Red Rocket Email Newsletter

03/04/2019:       In the Media:  Avoid Internally Shuffling Staff Into Wrong Roles (in Forbes)

03/01/2019:       In the Media:  Google, Facebook and Amazon Are The Only Winners in Ecommerce (in Entrepreneur)

02/04/2019:       In the Media:  Should You Clone Yourself When Hiring? (in Forbes)

02/02/2019:       In the Media:  Don't Let Short-Term Thinking Undermine Long-Term Success (in Entrepreneur)

01/24/2019:       In the Media:  [Video]  George Deeb Discusses Business Coaches & Mentors (on ASBN)

01/23/2019:       Red Rocket's Restaurant Furniture Plus Named to 2019 Triangle Tweeners List of Promising Startups

01/10/2019:       In the Media:  It's Time to Rethink the Corporate Pyramid (in Entrepreneur)

01/09/2019:       In the Media:  [Podcast]  Sales Strategies for Startups (in Best Selling Podcast)

01/04/2019:       In the Media:  You Want Hard Workers?  It Starts With You! (in Forbes)

12/20/2018:       In the Media:  [Video]  George Deeb Discusses Startup Accelerators and Incubators (on ASBN)

12/20/2018:       In the Media:  Several Triangle Startups Selected as Best Startups of 2018 (in WRAL TechWire)

12/19/2018:       Red Rocket Email Newsletter

12/12/2018:       Red Rocket's Best Startups of 2018

12/04/2018:       In the Media:  [Video] George Deeb Presents Successful Startup Strategies (on ASBN)

12/04/2018:       In the Media:  The Top 6 Steps of Strategic Planning (in Forbes)

12/01/2018:       In the Media:  The Risks of Candidates Climbing Back Down the Corporate Ladder (in Entrepreneur)

11/05/2018:       Red Rocket Publishes "Startup Lessons #203 - #303" -- Now a Freely Downloadable eBook 

11/02/2018:       In the Media:  Want to Sell More?  Keep Your Mouth Shut! (in Forbes)

11/02/2018:       In the Media:  Want Startup Success? Keep It Simple Stupid! (in Entrepreneur)

10/05/2018:       In the Media:  Want Your Business to Grow?  Complete One Material Action Per Day! (in Entrepreneur)

10/02/2018:       In the Media:  How to Roll-Up Several Companies Into One (n Forbes)

09/20/2018:       Red Rocket Email Newsletter

09/07/2018:       In the Media:  Here's What We Learned About Remote Employees (in Entrepreneur)

09/04/2018:       In the Media:  Top 5 Things to Do Before Scaling Marketing Efforts (in Forbes)

08/06/2018:       In the Media:  Entrepreneurs Mature & Mellow With Age (in Forbes)

08/04/2018:       In the Media:  Where to Find Expert Consultants for Your Business (in Entrepreneur)

07/07/2018:       In the Media:  Sales Enablement Tools Are the Key to Making More Money (in Entrepreneur)

07/05/2018:       In the Media:  Want to Scale Revenues? It's All Math! (in Forbes)

06/12/2018:       Red Rocket Email Newsletter

06/05/2018:       In the Media:  Perhaps a RE-Founder Can Solve Your Startup Woes (in Forbes)

06/01/2018:       In the Media:  To Find the Holy Grail of Product-Market Fit (in Entrepreneur)

05/05/2018:       In the Media:  For Startups, Do You Best on the Jockey or the Horse? (in Forbes)

05/04/2018:       In the Media:  5 Cheapest-to-Most-Expensive Options for Marketing at Trade Shows (in Entrepreneur)

04/06/2018:       In the Media:  5 Essential Media Buys for First-Time Marketers (in Entrepreneur)

03/15/2018:       In the Media:  Sales Not Closing?  Know When to Panic! (in Forbes)

03/15/2018:       Red Rocket Email Newsletter

03/02/2018:       In the Media:  Here's How to Calculate What's Working When Marketing (in Entrepreneur)

02/21/2018:       In the Media:  Red Rocket & Kessler Warshauer Acquire Restaurant Furniture Plus

02/09/2018:       In the Media:  The Case for Your Startup Hiring Former CEOs (in Entrepreneur)

02/01/2018:       In the Media:  You Can't Expand Your Business, While Your House is On Fire!! (in Forbes)

01/05/2018:       In the Media:  The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Clone of Yourself (in Entrepreneur)

01/02/2018:       In the Media:  With Human Talent, You Get What You Pay For!! (in Forbes) 

12/18/2017:       Red Rocket Email Newsletter

12/18/2017:       Red Rocket's Best Startups of 2017

12/11/2017:       In the Media:  Successful Selling Only Begins With the Sale Itself (in Forbes)

12/08/2017:       In the Media:  Too Many Meetings Suffocate Productivity and Morale (in Entrepreneur)

11/06/2017:       In the Media:  The Looming Chinese Guillotine for U.S. Ecommerce Companies (in Forbes)

11/03/2017:       In the Media:  How to Build a Startup Ecosystem (in Entrepreneur)

10/06/2017:       In the Media:  In Sales, Silence is Golden (in Entrepreneur)

10/03/2017:       In the Media:  The 6 Steps to Taking Your Business Global (in Forbes)

09/12/2017:       In the Media:  Don't Start Marketing Until You Are Ready (in Entrepreneur)

09/11/2017:       In the Media:  You Cannot Cut Your Way to Growth (in Forbes)

09/07/2017:       Red Rocket Email Newsletter

08/11/2017:       In the Media:  Don't Shuffle People Into the Wrong Jobs (in Entrepreneur)

08/07/2017:       In the Media:  Stop Selling the "What", Start Selling the "Why" (in Forbes)

07/07/2017:       In the Media:  A Good Entrepreneur Evolves Over Time (in Entrepreneur)

07/05/2017:       In the Media:  5 Considerations When Setting Your M&A Goals (in Forbes)

07/02/2017:       In the Media:  This Chicago Investor is on a Hunt for North Carolina Deals (in Exit Event)

06/15/2017:       Red Rocket Email Newsletter

06/02/2017:       In the Media:  The Case for Hiring a Re-Founder Before You Pull the Plug (in Entrepreneur)

06/01/2017:       In the Media:  Marketing ROI--The Metric That Matters Most to Investors (in Forbes)

05/05/2017:       In the Media:  For Startups, Do You Bet on the Jockey or the Horse (in Entrepreneur)

05/03/2017:       In the Media:  Continue to Innovate Your Product, or Die a Slow Death!!  (in Forbes)

04/07/2017:       In the Media:  The Art of the Follow-Up (in Entrepreneur)

04/03/2017:       In the Media:  Stop Selling Widgets, Start Selling Wisdom (in Forbes)

03/15/2017:       Red Rocket Email Newsletter

03/15/2017:       Red Rocket to Open Raleigh-Durham Office

03/14/2017:       The Red Rocket Blog Passes 1,000,000 Reads

03/03/2017:       In the Media:  Building a Hard-Working Team Starts With You (in Entrepreneur)

03/01/2017:       In the Media:  The Top 3 Selling Techniques--Which Is Best For Your Business (in Forbes)

02/28/2017:       Red Rocket Invests in Pearachute via its FireStarter Fund investment.

02/28/2017:       In the Media:  This is Why the Boss Will Crush All Your Good Ideas (in BBC)

02/03/2017:       In the Media:  The Battle Between Driving Growth & Profitability (in Forbes)

02/03/2017:       In the Media:  Focusing Like a Laser Will Increase Odds of Success (in Entrepreneur)

01/06/2017:       In the Media:  Leadership 101: Narrow Your Say-Do Gap (in Entrepreneur)

01/03/2017:       In the Media:  16 Red Flags for Startup Investors (in Forbes)

12/19/2016:       Red Rocket Email Newsletter

12/19/2016:       Red Rocket's Best Startups of 2016

12/02/2016:       In the Media:  You Get the Talent That You Pay For (in Entrepreneur)

12/01/2016:       In the Media:  Thinking of Joining a Family Business?  Buyer Beware! (in Forbes)

11/25/2016:       In the Media:  16 Key Red Flags for Startup Investors (in TNW)

11/04/2016:       In the Media:  A Secret Tactic for Growth: The Roll-up (in Entrepreneur)

11/02/2016:       In the Media:  7 Potential Pitfalls With Mergers & Acquisitions (in Forbes)

10/18/2016:       Red Rocket Invests in LogicGate via its FireStarter Fund investment.

10/07/2016:       In the Media:  You Can't Expand While Your House is On Fire (in Entrepreneur)

10/03/2016:       Red Rocket Invests in Rewards 21 via its FireStarter Fund investment.

10/03/2016:       In the Media:  When to Take Off the Gloves With Competitors (in Forbes)

09/20/2016:       Red Rocket Email Newsletter

09/06/2016:       In the Media:  Need a Salesperson?  Recruit Three!  (in Forbes)

09/01/2016:       In the Media:  Personality Tests:  Helpful Tool or Lazy Shortcut? (in Entrepreneur)

08/29/2016:       In the Media:  Stop Selling Widgets, Start Selling Wisdom (in TNW)

08/11/2016:       In the Media:  Stop Cherry Coating Your True Opinion (in Forbes)

08/05/2016:       In the Media:  Sales Not Closing?  Know When to Panic! (in Entrepreneur)

07/28/2016:       In the Media:  Startup Accelerators Feel the Pressure to Evolve (in Knowlege@Wharton)

07/26/2016:       The Red Rocket Blog Passes 750,000 Reads

07/22/2016:       In the Media:  6 Key Tips to Taking Your Business Global (in TNW)

07/19/2016:       George Deeb Presents Recruiting Tips for Startups on the Strong Suit Podcast

07/18/2016:       In the Media:  What Exactly is Venture Capital? (in Forbes)

07/02/2016:       In the Media:  Stop Selling the "What", Start Selling the "Why" (in Entrepreneur)

06/28/2016:       In the Media:  You Cannot Cut Your Way to Growth (in Entrepreneur)

06/23/2016:       In the Media:  Provide Multiple "Wins" Throughout the Customer Lifecycle (in Forbes)

06/22/2016:       Red Rocket Email Newsletter 

06/04/2016:       In the Media:  Is Anyone Else Freaked Out About the Future (in TNW)

 

06/02/2016:       In the Media:  Successful Selling Only Begins with the Sale (in Entrepreneur)

 

05/31/2016:       In the Media:  5 Sales Pitfalls Today, That Could Hurt You Long-Term (in Forbes)

 

05/25/2016:       Red Rocket invests in Dryv via its FireStarter Fund investment.

 

05/24/2016:       In the Media:  Are You Breaking Copyright Laws With Your Own Technology (in TNW) 

 

05/19/2016:       Red Rocket invests in Dorm It Up via its FireStarter Fund investment. 

 

05/19/2016:       In the Media:  Document Your Processes Before They Walk Out the Door (in Entrepreneur) 

 

05/04/2016:       In the Media:  The Birth of Crowdfunding Agencies (in Forbes) 

 

04/10/2016:       In the Media:  The Internet of Things is Coming.  Hang on to Your Hats! (in Forbes)

 

04/06/2016:       Red Rocket Email Newsletter

 

04/04/2016:       In the Media:  Are Millennials Wreaking Havoc on Employers, or Vice Versa? (in TNW) 

 

03/30/2016:       In the Media:  Continue to Innovate, or Die a Slow Death (in Entrepreneur) 

 

03/29/2016:       In the Media:  Ten Ways to Ace Your Proposals (in TNW) 

 

03/29/2016:       In the Media:  Rising Site Built Without Investors (in Chicago Tribune) 

 

03/26/2016:       In the Media:  The Rapid Changes in the Digital Ad Space (in TNW) 

 

03/16/2016:       In the Media:  Before Investing in Startups, Study Their 4 M's (in Forbes) 

 

02/18/2016:       In the Media:  Big Companies Must Embrace Intrapreneurship to Survive (in Forbes) 

 

02/12/2016:       Red Rocket invests in Mystery Tackle Box via its FireStarter Fund investment.

 

01/29/2016:       In the Media:  Sales & Operations Must Be Tied at the Hip (in Forbes) 

 

01/19/2016:       In the Media:  You Can't Maximize Growth and Profitability at the Same Time (in Entrepreneur) 

 

01/07/2016:       In the Media:  Startup Success Equals Strategy AND Execution (in Forbes)