Co-Founding Partner, Topside Business Acceleration
Darin brings twenty-six years of entrepreneurship to the table. He has co-founded several multi-million dollar tech companies and has worked as a Senior Executive with large corporations.
McAuliffe is a co-founding member of the Idea Village, a non-profit business accelerator in New Orleans and later acted as an “Entrepreneur in Residence” coaching and mentoring a wide range of start-up companies. He has served on the board of the Louisiana Technology Council and served on the Tulane University Council of Entrepreneurs mentoring students interested in entrepreneurship.
He currently serves as a co-founding partner of Topside Business Acceleration, a full service consultancy specializing in fast growth. He also serves as a Sr. Advisor for Opportunity Hub. Darin is also a frequent speaker at events on the topics of Entrepreneurship, E-Commerce, Revenue Management, Electronic Distribution and Growth management.
Bootstrapped vs. Funded: Find Your Path
Come hear from Industry Veterans the pros and cons of the two common paths a startup travels on: Bootstrapped (without external capital) & Funded (with external capital).