Charlotte Angel Fund is selling $3 million in a private equity offering as it seeks to raise more capital for investing in startups - but not necessarily just in the Queen City.
Analysis: Cisco services revenue grows for 55th consecutive quarter as the company expands its security and data analytics capabilities to enhance portfolio, writes Technology Business Research Analyst Kelly Lesicka in a review of the tech giant's latest financials.
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Fearful of robots and automation? Bell and Howell CEO Ramesh Ratan doesn't. "In the long run, I believe robotics will help improve the human condition, create entirely new job categories we haven't even thought of yet, and help develop new ways of building things," he writes.
WRAL TechWire and the Council for Entrepreneurial development are partnering to present a series of profiles featuring companies startups and emerging companies participating in the CED's annual Life Science conference. The latest in the series is VCA-Plus from Raleigh.
WRAL TechWire and the Council for Entrepreneurial development are partnering to present a series of profiles featuring companies startups and emerging companies participating in the CED's annual Life Science conference. The first in the series is Induction Food Systems from Asheville.
Mark Zuckerberg helped create the modern world by connecting nearly a quarter of its citizens to Facebook and giving them a platform to share, well, everything. Now he wants to remake it, too, in a way that counters isolationism, promotes global connections and addresses social ills -- while also cementing Facebook's central role as a builder of online "community" for its nearly 2 billion users. Plus: Read excerpts from his 5,800 word manifesto.
North Carolina entrepreneurial companies raised far less money in equity funding last year than in 2015, according to a new report from the Council for Entrepreneurial Development. However, the state is drawing more investor interest from Silicon Valley and other locations.
Lenovo's latest earnings report showed a revenue rebound in its PC business in calendar 4Q16. However, the good news announced Thursday was overshadowed by the company's ongoing challenges in smartphone and data center markets, says Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta.
"Cloud computing" has become pervasive today, but you may not remember that a Durham startup in 2002 helped set the stage for that development. Provio CEO Gordon Kass used what he called the "cloud" to utilize "downtime" on PCs regardless of geography. "Cloud" showed up the first time in Local Tech Wire on Jan. 28 in a story about Porvio and how slow websites were hurting web sales. Here's a look back to the origins of "cloud" usage as part of our 15th anniversary observation.
What emerging trends are exciting the most interest among investors, entrepreneurs and startups? Here are 10, based on a global crowdfunding event that drew 6,000 participants from 82 countries.