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Posts tagged “Accelerators”

2:44 p.m. yesterday

Exclusive: Gigabit Internet, Citrix, startups and Queen City lead Triangle Twitter trends

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Wednesday as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated 11:56 a.m. yesterday

Citrix Startup Accelerator picks seven firms for Raleigh launch

Seven startups, included two built by current Citrix employees, receive $25,000 in seed funding and will become the first firms to launch in the Raleigh-based Citrix Startup Accelerator beginning Monday.

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11:53 a.m. yesterday

So who are the Citrix startup winners? Here's a look

Building startups   The new Citrix Startup Accelerator in Raleigh will open its doors to seven startups on Monday. Two are from inside Citrix. But who are the other five?

Updated 7:56 a.m. Monday

Stone Soup, which links food donations and those in need, wins NC DataPalooza

After months of refining its platform and business plan with bthe help of Raleigh's Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network, the Stone Soup platform team takes home first place in the second NC DataPalooza.

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Updated September 12

Google offers $100,000 to help startups reach the 'cloud'

Startups looking to maximize "cloud computing" to help grow and sustain their businesses just received a big boost through Google for Entrepreneurs. And the Triangle could be at the head of the crowd looking to cash in. One Durham entrepreneur certainly hopes so.

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Updated September 11

Red Hat commits to supporting new Citrix startup program in Raleigh

Building startups   Citrix is preparing to launch an entrepreneurial startup program at its new Citrix-Sharefile headquarters in Raleigh. Wednesday night, red Hat committed to supporting the effort. So is the City of Raleigh.

September 10

'Startupland' documentary screening set in Durham

Startupland The Startup Factory will host a screening of "Startupland," a documentary, on Sept. 18 at the Full Frame Theater in Durham.

Updated September 9

Premium Lock UNC-Wilmington, two Charlotte 'accelerators' land $50,000 federal grants

Innovation Most media attention and venture funding in North Carolina goes to tech and life science firms in the Triangle. But a new round of grants from the U.S. Small Business Administration shows the growing muscle of entrepreneurial communities in Wilmington and Charlotte.

Updated August 29

$25,000 grants available for 10 startups at Raleigh Citrix accelerator

Building startups   Startups looking for capital as well as a place to ramp up while also receiving training and mentoring need to apply for grants available at the new Citrix Venture Accelerator in Raleigh.

Updated August 26

Premium Lock Startup Factory's warning to Triangle: 'Bar keeps getting higher' for funding

Chris Heivly and Dave Neal of The Startup Factory accelerator have some advice for Triangle entrepreneurs hoping to land a spot there or raising money elsewhere: The competition is getting tougher and "everyone has to keep upping their game."

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Updated August 25

Premium Lock New Startup Factory 'cohort' shows accelerator's expanding reach

The Startup Factory accelerator is funding five emerging companies, and a sixth is likely to be added. Of the new group, three are from outside the Triangle as co-managing directors Chris Heivly and Dave Neal cast a wider net in their search for investments.

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August 20

Premium Lock Silicon Valley accelerator picks Durham startup Mission 100 Percent

ExitEvent Prestigious Valley accelerator Imagine K12 picks Mission 100 Percent for its next class, reports ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.

Updated August 19

Premium Lock Bitcoin investor Draper encourages startups to 'boost' their chances

One way to increase support for Bitcoin-related startups in North Carolina, says Boost VC CEO Adam Draper, is to get companies in the area that started something on their own.

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August 14

Premium Lock Startup Next coming to RTP in partnership with Groundwork Labs

Startup Next, a program for entrepreneurs and new companies that helps prepare them for growth into accelerator programs, is coming to the Triangle in partnership with Durham-based Groundwork Labs. Up Global, which is backed by Google, chose only three programs worldwide in launching these new partnerships.

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Updated August 8

Premium Lock Going coastal: Beach, beer and business

Coastal Connect Entrepreneur and Capital Conference Friday, Saturday and Sunday - those are the days many think about when it comes to the Southeastern North Carolina - especially in the summer. It's the other four days of the week economic developers in the region are looking to promote.

Updated August 8

Premium Lock City of Raleigh offers support to accelerator program

Citrix Venture Accelerator Innovators Program On the heels of last week's Citrix Venture Accelerator Innovators Program announcement, HQ Raleigh announced on Friday a strategic partnership with the City of Raleigh to support the program this fall.

Updated July 29

Premium Lock Offering a stipend to startups, Groundwork Labs demonstrates its own growth

Among all the efforts focusing on boosting startups in the Triangle these days, Groundwork Labs is unique. It's free. And now the program, which is funded by economic development group NC IDEA, is reaching beyond the Triangle to help startups by the offering of a housing stipend. John Austin, director of Groundworks, talks about the new program, how Groundworks is different, and the success it has had so far in helping grow new businesses from the ground up.

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Updated July 25

Premium Lock Citrix expands Startup Accelerator program, partners with HQ Raleigh

Citrix, which has a large presence in Raleigh after acquiring ShareFile in 2011, is bringing its Startup Accelerator Innovators Program to the Triangle. Its local partner is HQ Raleigh, which was co-founded by former ShareFile CEO Jesse Lipson.

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July 25

Premium Lock Meet the new ThinkHouse Fellows: Fashion, robots, music, social enterprise ...

Eight new fellows join Raleigh's ThinkHouse as of Aug. 1, reports Sarah Headley of ExitEvent. ThinkHouse graduated its first seven "fellows" who built five startups in June.

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July 25

Premium Lock Raleigh EdTech startup heads to NYC for prestigious Kaplan-Techstars Accelerator

ExitEvent Karl Rectanus, founder of Lea(R)n, an education technology startup in Raleigh, is off to New York City to participate in the Kaplan EdTech Accelerator. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman reports the details.

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