New American Entrepreneur

Innovation is not limited to the few big successes like Microsoft, Google and Apple. In the 50s and 60s, the U.S. grew hand over fist because, in every corner of the United States, entrepreneurs worked tirelessly to build something better in the wake of the Great Depression and WWII. It is happening again thanks to innovators in cities and towns across the country—these are their stories.

What iSelect Offers to Startup Entrepreneurs

What iSelect Offers to Startup Entrepreneurs

There are a variety of reasons startups like to work with iSelect. First of all, we are a very approachable team. We get along well with our startups. We usually develop strong, personal relationships. And we're helpful, whether or not they eventually become a...

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David Yocom, Venture for America Fellow, Joins iSelect Ventures Team

David Yocom, Venture for America Fellow, Joins iSelect Ventures Team

iSelect is pleased to welcome David Yocom, a 2017 Venture For America Fellow, to its Ventures team, where he will be focused on investment due diligence and portfolio maintenance. As a Venture Analyst, he will also be helping to build out iSelect’s Market Networks program and assisting in other outreach efforts.

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How iSelect Got Its Start

How iSelect Got Its Start

I conceived of iSelect the day that Congress passed the JOBS Act. What the JOBS Act said is that, in the past when people were raising money for private deals for new startup companies, they couldn't advertise or solicit to broad audiences. You had to have a...

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Why 4% GDP Growth Matters

Why 4% GDP Growth Matters

Entrepreneurs are the single greatest force for economic growth in American history. No government program, monetary incentive, or trade deal is going to outperform the efforts of everyday people, starting companies, hiring others and driving prosperity in their local communities. The fact is, they are the solution to the U.S. push for 4% GDP growth.

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iSelect 101: Funding Midwestern Entrepreneurs

iSelect 101: Funding Midwestern Entrepreneurs

  In this first installment of iSelect’s new video series, iSelect CEO Carter Williams speaks about how he, as a trained engineer, sees the work that iSelect is doing to bring funding to entrepreneurs in the Midwest. It’s a problem, he explains, but like all...

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