Category: Newsletters

Find out what you missed in our weekly newsletters!

by Kasen on October 12, 2020.

We asked our marketing pals if we could pretty please borrow their “P”s. They said no, so we made our own. Our 4 “P”s of reviewing a campaign page give you the top things to look for when analyzing a raise.

by Kasen on September 28, 2020.

4 Billion. What could your city do with that much cheddar? We’re talking real live facts here. We ran some quick numbers on one of our favorite cities, Birmingham, AL and found that a 10% shift in residents’ investments could pump roughly $4B back into the local economy.*

by Kasen on September 28, 2020.

What’s more valuable than social awareness? For our 16 y/o selves, probably nothing. For our current y/o selves, we’re going with social capital. Social capital is something of a buzzword around here, so we’re digging into an explanation of what it is and why you should care.

by Kasen on September 28, 2020.

Whether you’re a speed-demon behind the wheel or a lightning-fast trader, this newsletter is for you. This week we got to interview Andrew Rains, from APEX Pro, a machine learning AI track coach that tells people to drive faster and corner harder; aka the opposite of anyone who’s ever ridden with Malcolm, desperately clutching the side handle. If you already have an APEX device and you still didn’t get 1st place, sorry, no participation trophies around here. But John explains in our investor insight why short term “losses” may not be all that bad.

by Kasen on September 2, 2020.

Vicinity’s Take  Well, well, well… Water we have here? If you’re thirsty for some fresh Investor Insights and a tall glass of small business podcast, you’ve come to the right place. Speaking of place, our guest Eric Fragoso, an ex KPMG and Deloitte consultant, dishes fire insights on how he’s rethinking exterior home spaces. Eric…

by Kasen on August 26, 2020.

Vicinity’s Take  We’ve been hard at work this week, sitting in chairs, talking about ourselves, and if you’re Malcolm, doing an exorbitant amount of hand gestures while shooting a promo video. You might spot your favorite skyline, plus you can share it with all your friends who want to become local funding heroes like you. …

by Kasen on August 19, 2020.

Vicinity’s Take  Welcome to an action-packed Newsletter – we jumped on a podcast with Jeremiah Dew, brilliant entertainer, emcee, and Greenville staple. Cringeworthy doesn’t do justice to the thought of a live event entertainer facing quarantine… but hear how JDew’s past prepared him for COVID and how he’s turned his entrepreneurial drive and talent into…

by Kasen on August 12, 2020.

Vicinity’s Take  Tell Alexa to set a reminder and block off your calendar. On Friday @ noon Eastern we’re going LIVE from your kitchen table!! Nope. That sounds weird. We’ll be in our own home offices in Greenville, Birmingham, and Charleston. But our portal will be live wherever you have access to over-opinionated political keyboard…

by Kasen on August 5, 2020.

Vicinity’s Take  Tolerable. What a weird term. It’s like the George Costanza of words. But with investing you’ll want to decide how much risk you consider… you guessed it: tolerable. This week our trusty CFO, Finance-nerd-extraordinaire, (his official title) Josh, breaks down Debt vs. Equity investments. Understanding the difference between investing in debt or equity…

by Kasen on July 29, 2020.

Vicinity’s Take  Ok already! We’ve had so many ask when the first deals will be live and we PROMISE it will be soon. Believe it or not, federal regulatory compliance isn’t a joke and you can be sure we’re dotting all the Ts and crossing all the… ah, crap. In addition to “hang on”, we…