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Worthworm in the limelight

"Worthworm elegantly tackles a complex issue in entrepreneurship, offering its users an intuitive, online application through which to derive a realistic, credible, and defensible pre?money valuation that will withstand the scrutiny of angel investors. We are proud to partner with you."

- Brent Sebold, Ed.D., Senior Venture Manager at the Arizona State University Entrepreneurship & Innovation Group, one of only 2 schools selected for a $5 million grant from the prestigious Kauffman Foundation to extend access to entrepreneurship education university-wide

"Worthworm is a tool every entrepreneur should be using to prepare for meetings with potential investors. As the leader of one of our nation’s premier university entrepreneurship programs, I have the responsibility to identify tools for our students that not only contribute to their education in entrepreneurship, but will serve them well when they graduate from our program. Worthworm is exactly that."

- Ken Jones, Director of Undergraduate Programs, Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Houston, ranked the #2 undergraduate entrepreneurship program in the country

"Valuation is a important part of raising capital, and something that we feel is critical learning for best of breed entrepreneurship programs. Worthworm’s offering gives students an opportunity to gain an understanding of the many factors investors consider in placing a value on ventures."

- Ken Harrington, one of the top 25 entrepreneurship educators in the U.S. and Managing Director of the Skandalaris Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Washington University, ranked the #8 undergraduate entrepreneurship program in the country

"Worthworm provides systematic and realistic assessments on the value of a business – ongoing data that our entrepreneurs can confidently offer potential investors to bridge the gap and ultimately help secure their next round of funding. This tool has the potential to increase the chances of a big payoff for everybody."

- Jeff Saville, Executive Directory at the Center of Entrepreneurial Innovation

Posted by admin on 2014-05-23 04:42:07

In this piece, The Washington Post talks about Worthworm’s Angel Investment in America Report and how its results indicate that investors plan to increase their investments in the coming year, particularly in healthcare and mobile technology. READ MORE>

Posted by admin on 2014-05-23 04:41:44

Although hiring family members is a common and easy decision for many startups, it can be detrimental to the business and your relationship. In this article, Worthworm Co-Founder Alan Lobock expounds on the consequences of bringing family on board. READ MORE>

Posted by admin on 2014-05-23 04:41:25

In this candid interview, Worthworm Co-Founder Alan Lobock sat down with Mixergy Founder Andrew Warner for a heart-to-heart conversation about his experience starting SkyMall, what he learned from it, and how he got where he is today. READ MORE>

Posted by admin on 2014-05-23 04:41:01

Worthworm Co-Founder Alan Lobock shares his advice to entrepreneurs and answers to common questions like: What is a pre-money valuation, and why should I care? How does my pre-money valuation affect negotiations with potential investors? But how do I get my pre-money valuation? READ MORE>

Posted by admin on 2014-05-23 04:40:40

In this piece, The Washington Post talks about the “bring your own device” trend and references the results from Worthworm’s Angel Investment in America Report regarding how we expect angel investors will get involved in the mobile space. READ MORE>

Posted by admin on 2014-05-23 04:40:21

Read Forbes‘ take on the results from Worthworm’s Angel Investment from America Report, including some interesting ideas about what to do now and in 2014 to reap rewards. READ MORE>