TribeSpring Selected as Startup in Groundwork Labs’ Accelerator Program
Raleigh, N.C.(Aug. 23, 2012) — TribeSpring, a Raleigh-based mobile software company that works to streamline and simplify the professional networking process, has been selected as a startup company in Groundwork Labs, a “no strings attached” community-supported accelerator sponsored by venture capital firm NC IDEA and Capitol Broadcasting Company. Groundwork Labs is located in the heart of the American Underground in Durham.
“We are excited to join the other startup innovators that will get to take part in this accelerator program,” said Craig Mathews, CEO and co-founder of TribeSpring. “The benefits of being a part of this supportive community of mentors, advisors and other entrepreneurs are invaluable.”
During TribeSpring’s three-month term with Groundwork Labs’ accelerator program, the company will receive guidance from a variety of mentors who will work with the TribeSpring team on crucial early-stage issues common among startup companies. Groundwork Labs will also help TribeSpring prepare for funding opportunities such as grants, angel and other investment. Groundwork Labs primarily considers software and hardware technology companies with potential to scale.
TribeSpring is a Raleigh-based mobile software company dedicated to helping salespeople and business owners create, grow and manage trusted and responsive professional networks. The TribeSpring Mobile application, which will be launching in fall 2012, is being developed as a mobile business tool for professionals whose livelihood depends on networking. TribeSpring operates under one mission – “take the work out of networking” – by streamlining and simplifying the face-to-face networking process. The company promotes a “give first” networking philosophy, where proactive referrals and introductions are encouraged and expected. For more information or to download the basic version of TribeSpring Mobile for free, visit their website currently under construction, www.tribespring.com.