Posts by jjames

Announcing Gemini Development

January 12th, 2016 Posted by Business No Comment yet

In the 9 months since founding Hayseed Ventures, I met with over 100 startups.

It didn’t take long to recognize a pattern — every company we met had deficiencies in three main areas: their website or technology, a lack of scalable customer acquisition strategies, and need for growth capital.

Why I Started Hayseed Ventures

September 15th, 2015 Posted by Business 1 comment

Six months ago, I wrote a rant about venture capital and the lack of fundable seed-stage companies in Arkansas. In that post, I referenced my action plan to do my small part to help further the state’s startup ecosystem.