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Editor's note: Rather than discuss how to create a startup or his own businesses, entrepreneur and author Bobby Martin led the crowd at a Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington event through advice on how to navigate the first 3 to 5 years of a startup. He stressed principles explained in his book: "The Hockey Stick Principles: The 4 Key Stages to Entrepreneurial Success."
Maybe Red Hat executives should consider writing "The Art of the BIG Deal" as Red Hat drives more "wallet share" from clients. CEO Jim Whitehurst on Wednesday cited a series of big deals as key drivers in the Hatters' quarterly Street beat. And CFO Frank Calderoni spells out the big-deal details.
Shares in Raleigh-based Red Hat climbed 6 percent in after-hours trading Wednesday after the open source giant beat Wall Street expectations for revenue and earnings. CEO Jim Whitehurst says big deals help drive growth.
Encapsio, a startup focused on new technology to deliver active ingredients in product formulation, prevailed over five other finalists in the Big Launch Challenge.
The penguins are marching against Lenovo, and the world's No. 1 PC manufacturer is trying to calm a controversy on the net among Linux users. The company insists it is not intentionally blocking Linux installations on some new PCs.
Durham-based Novan went public at $11 a share - and its stock shows plenty of "pop," surging more than 70 percent at one point before closing up 65 percent on the day at $18.10.
Google wants to add a middleman to your mobile chats - a personal virtual assistant who's not shy about interjecting itself into the conversation. The new Allo app promises to be "smart," sort of. Plus: Watch an introductory video and get download information.
The father-and-daughter founded Vital Plan, a Raleigh startup focusing on the global nutraceutical market that is forecast to top $100 billion in 2017. has raised $800,000 in financing.
Top officials for Monsanto and Bayer defended their proposed $66 billion merger before skeptical senators on Tuesday, insisting that the deal would lead to greater investments in technology that could help American farmers. Syngenta, Dow AgroSciences and DuPont also defend deal plans.
The world's entrepreneurs used to dream of coming to Silicon Valley because it was the innovation capital of the world and there were few opportunities elsewhere. This is no longer the case, writes former Triangle tech entrepreneur turned academic and author Vivek Wadhwa.
Jesica Averhart, an executive with The American Underground in Durham, will succeed Winkie La Force as president of Leadership Triangle.
Big Blue and the Hatters are teaming up to drive more cloud computing solutions that utilize Red Hat products and IBM Power System servers. IBM already has been identified as a global leader in so-called hybrid cloud services - and that's the focus of the Red Hat-IBM deal.
John Ratliff, who resigned as president of Quintiles for "personal reasons" in 2013, is taking over as CEO of Covance Drug Development, which is now owned by LabCorp.
Serial entrepreneur Jud Bowman recently offered some insight into where his latest startup, Sift, is headed. Although Sift is still in "stealth mode," Bowman discussed some intriguing features, such as an "App-trap."