Entegrion, a Research Triangle=based life sciences company developing advanced blood products, has raised $4.2 million of a $5 million debt and securities offering from 59 investors, according to a regulatory filing.
Worldwide IT spending is forecast to reach $3.5 trillion in 2017, up 2.9 percent from 2016 estimated spending of $3.4 trillion, driven by growth in software and IT services revenue, according to the latest forecast by Gartner Inc.
Gazing into the future to predict the next new things in science and technology is not just the work of a science fiction writer.Now the U.S. Food and Drug Administration invites you to peer into your own crystal ball and let them know what you see.
The 2015 Charlotte Entrepreneur Growth Report is the region's first systematic evaluation of its high growth entrepreneurial scene and innovative ventures.It reveals both strengths and weaknesses the Queen City is attempting to address with a range of entrepreneurial focused organizations and activity this year.
Some genetically engineered foods such as White Russet potatoes and Arctic apples that don't brown remain controversial. But not all food technology innovations discussed at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center's AgBiotech Summit 2016 earlier this month engender social fears.
Here's some good news for fans of online streaming services: Netflix and Amazon have ramped up their investment in programming, spending $7.5 billion last year--more than CBS, HBO, Turner and most countries, including South Korea and Australia.
Myxx, a Cary-based company developing software that lets grocery retailers give shoppers branded recipes mapped to ingredients in the store, has raised a $400,000 seed round led by Cofounders Capital. RHM Associates participated in the fundng.
Terry Cox, who has helmed Charlotte's Business Innovation and Growth Council (BIG) for 12 years, has a piece of advice for Queen City startups: "Go in and re-engineer the business models and processes of mid-to-large market companies."
The North Carolina Biotechnology Center awarded 17 grants and loans totaling $1,060,352 to companies, universities and nonprofit organizations across the state during the first quarter of its 2016-2017 fiscal year ending September 30.
Cree Inc. shares dropped 9 percent in the extended session Tuesday following Cree's updated forecast of adjusted earnings of 4 cents to 10 cents for the second quarter on revenue of $310-330 million, while analysts expected 16 cents and $336 million, though the firm beat Q1 earnings estimates.
Editor's note: This is the first of a four-part series on the growing focus on building an entrepreneurial ecosystem in Charlotte. Known primarily as a risk-adverse banking city, Charlotte has never been considered particularly friendly to startups, but that is clearly changing.
By 2020, says Gartner, an average person will have more conversations with bots than with a spouse. Gartner's strategic predictions for 2017 and beyond sees continuing digital disruption of your life.
Have you run into one of those pop up tech support scams that sound a loud alarm and claim your computer is infected with a virus? A Microsoft survey says two out of three people have expenced a tech support scam in the last 12 months and nearly one in ten lost money.
Investor sentiment saw a decisive uptick in the results from the most recent StreetWise, E*TRADE's quarterly tracking study of experienced investors. a decisive uptick in positive investor sentiment: Among other things, when asked which movie best expresses how they feel about the market now, "Easy Rider" is gaining on "Dazed and Confused."
IBM's commitment to restructuring its business to more closely align with evolving customer demands continues, and its impact on revenue performance can be seen in IBM's ongoing slowdown of year-to-year revenue declines. So say analysts at TBR.
Lenovo's new Yoga Book, which includes a number of innovations such as flat keyboard and hand-written note taking capability, draws a series of mixed reviews. USA Today calls it "innovative but unsatisfying" while Gizmodo calls it "the future of laptops" - with a caveat.