Recent interview of Michael Gruber about Cornerstone Angels and Angel Investing

Michael Gruber joins Nick Moran of The Full Ratchet to discuss Angel Groups.

You can listen to the full interview at the following link -
Michael Gruber interview on Full Ratchet

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04.20.14 Recent article on Cornerstone portfolio company Eatstreet

Online food ordering company EatStreet looks to be Madison’s answer to GrubHub

Read more: http://host.madison.com/business/online-food-ordering-company-eatstreet-looks-to-be-madison-s/article_1cbd28d9-8153-53dd-9e4b-b3c3b2015cfb.html#ixzz30HjUrG8g

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04.08.14 Cornerstone Portfolio company Eatstreet closes $6mm investment

CHICAGO, Apr. 8, 2014 - Cornerstone Angels and COP portfolio company EatStreet, an online and mobile food ordering service, has now raised an additional $6 million in Series B funding. The round included participation from Series A investors Cornerstone Opportunity Partners, Independence Equity, Great Oaks Venture Capital as well as from CSA Partners, Silicon Valley Bank, and other angels. Please see press release below for more details -

Eatstreet Techcrunch press release

 

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01.15.14 – Hayward nominated to Chairman of the Board of Cee6Cubed

Chicago, IL — Jan 15, 2014 — Laurence K. Hayward is appointed to Chairman of the Board of Cee6Cubed. Chicago-based Cee6Cubed designs and manufactures nano-composite materials and components. The company is commercializing the use of spark plasma sintering (SPS) to produce silicon carbide, tungsten carbide, silicon nitride and novel composite materials. Hayward’s fellow Board members include the company’s founders as well as representatives from Superior Graphite, which has provided graphite and carbon-based solutions to a wide range of markets since 1917. For more information see www.cee6cubed.com.

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11.22.13 Hayward Appointed to Board of Cee6Cubed

Chicago, IL — Nov 22, 2013 — Laurence K. Hayward is appointed to the Board of Directors of Cee6Cubed. Chicago-based Cee6Cubed designs and manufactures nano-composite materials and components. The company is commercializing the use of spark plasma sintering (SPS) to produce silicon carbide, tungsten carbide, silicon nitride and novel composite materials. Hayward’s fellow Board members include the company’s founders as well as representatives from Superior Graphite, which has provided graphite and carbon-based solutions to a wide range of markets since 1917. For more information see www.cee6cubed.com.

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11.13.13 Recent article on Cornerstone portfolio company Eatstreet

Madison start-up EatStreet gobbles up more online restaurant orders. Follow link for article

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11.14.13 Hayward Speaks at Angel Resource Institute Event

Chicago, IL — Nov 14, 2013 Larry Hayward participated as a speaker at Angel Resource Institute’s Power of Angel Investing Seminar.

For more details on the event please follow the link. Bootcamp: The Power of Angel Investing

 

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11.05.13 Verizon features Hayward on accessing growth capital webinar

Chicago, IL — Nov 5, 2013 Verizon features Laurence Hayward of Cornerstone Angels on accessing growth capital. The free webinar on November 5th, 1pm (CST), is 45 minutes and will cover the following topics:

  • Your best funding options based on your goals and where your business is at
  • The steps to securing capital, and how to manage the process start to finish
  • How to create a realistic timeline, and what to expect along the way
  • What investors look for before funding a small business
  • What documents you need and how to prepare and present a polished package
  • Where to find and connect with potential investors

Registration and further details can be accessed by using the link below.

Register Here

 

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10.22.13 Cornerstone Portfolio company Motozuma/Boostup closes $1mm investment

DETROIT, Oct. 22, 2013 - Cornerstone Angels and COP portfolio company Boostup.com (formerly Motozuma) recently secured a $1 million round of funding, led by Detroit Venture Partners (DVP).  Other investors include Cornerstone Angels (COP), angel investor Patrick Sullivan, and IncWell. As part of IncWell’s investment, Tom LaSorda, former CEO of Chrysler, has signed on as a BoostUp advisor. Please see press release below for more details -

Boostup press release

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10.21.13 Hayward Mentors Impact Engine Class

Chicago, IL — Oct 21, 2013 On October 21, Hayward held office hours at 1871 serving as a volunteer mentor for Impact Engine, an accelerator comprised of companies developing innovative ideas that address today’s societal and environmental challenges.

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