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Posts tagged “Accelerators”

Updated July 25

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.

Citrix Startup Accelerator Innovators Program Citrix Startup Accelerator Innovators Program

July 25

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.

Raleigh's "ThinkHouse" Raleigh's "ThinkHouse"

July 25

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.

Updated July 24

American Underground doubles space at downtown Durham location

The operator of startup campuses in Durham and Raleigh (and owner of ExitEvent) reveals a plan to double the size of its space on Main Street in downtown Durham by January, making room for 50 additional companies and meeting a 2012 goal of housing 200 companies by 2015.

American Underground   American Underground

July 10

Premium Lock Five startup concepts we need to teach right now: Part 2

What are the key issues to teach people if they want to launch a startup that is successful? From classrooms to the real world, entrepreneurs of all ages need help in learning how. WRAL TechWire Insider Joe Procopio, a veteran of several startups himself, offers advice on what can be done to strengthen startup education in the second of a two-part report.

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July 8

Premium Lock Five startup concepts we need to teach right now

From classrooms to the real world, entrepreneurs of all ages need help in learning how to build a successful startup. WRAL TechWire Insider Joe Procopio, a veteran of several startups himself, offers advice on what can be done to strengthen startup education. He starts with passion and managing risk.

Building startups Building startups

July 2

The Startup Factory looks to hire venture associate, marketer

The Startup Factory With talk about raising a new fund and possibly expanding beyond the Triangle, The Startup Factory is gearing up for growth. It's looking to hire two full-time people with partners Chris Heivly and Dave Neal saying they "need rockstars."

June 18

Premium Lock The Startup Factory's pitch: Why new ventures should apply

The Startup Factory Chris Heivly, co-founder of The Startup Factory and his partner Dave Neal are looking for startups to become part of its next "cohort" of companies. In a blog post, Heivly makes a TSF pitch other than listening to companies pitch to him.

Updated June 11

Premium Lock NC investor backs Szl.IT, a Startup Factory graduate, in 'multi-million dollar' deal

Startup Szl.T, which promises to bring artificial intelligence to better personalize web content searches, has closed on a round of new funding. But while the venture is new, its leaders are Triangle tech veterans Richard Boyd and David Smith.

SZL.IT touts its search capabilities SZL.IT touts its search capabilities

May 30

Premium Lock 'Sweeps:' How bootstrapping and Raleigh accelerator positioned odd-jobs service for growth

ExitEvent When Morris Gelblum started Sweeps in 2004 as a high school junior, he just wanted to make some extra cash. Ten years later, his business is thriving--without outside funding or mass marketing tactics. Sarah Bill of ExitEvent - a news partner of WRAL TechWire - has the story.

Updated May 29

Premium Lock Startup Factory reboots: 'Pitch days don't work any more'

No more grandiose launch parties for companies exiting The Startup factory accelerator. The four latest firms were introduced to an intimate gathering of some 100 invited guests Wednesday evening as co-founders Chris Heivly and Dave Neal seek to build relationships for their startups rather than a "magical moment." WRAL TechWire's Jason Parker has the Inside report.

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Updated May 29

Premium Lock Going inside Startup Factory pitches: What latest 'grads' are all about

Four new companies - Curagami, Knomad, Hostel Rocket and CareLulu - emerge from The Startup Factory 12-week accelerator program ready to grow. Who are they? What are they all about? What are they looking for from investors? WRAL TechWire's Jason Parker profiles the new grads.

Michelle McBryde of Hostel Rocket networks at TSF showcase Michelle McBryde of Hostel Rocket networks at TSF showcase

Updated May 27

Premium Lock On 'Showcase' eve, Startup Factory co-founder offers 'pitch' wisdom

Chris Heivly, co-founder of The Startup Factory, says entrepreneurs making pitches to potential investors in a formal setting requires them to throw strikes. And if you aren't nervous then something is wrong.

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Updated May 21

Premium Lock Coding help wanted: Much needed code academies come to RTP

Computer coding Chris Heivly, co-founder of The Startup Factory and a frequent blogger about issues facing entrepreneurs, says two recent additions to the Triangle's tech community promise to be beneficial.

May 14

Premium Lock 5 Triangle firms among 6 finalists in $30,000 pitch challenge

Six companies - five of them from the Triangle- are finalists in "The Big Launch Challenge" being put on by the First Flight Venture Center in RTP and Virginia-based Launch Place.

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May 14

Premium Lock Veteran execs to talk bootstrapping keys for startups

Three well-known, successful Triangle tech entrepreneurs who navigated their ways from startups to successful exits will share their wisdom and experiences about bootstrapping to success tonight at the First Flight Venture Center.

Bootstrap your way to mountaintop Bootstrap your way to mountaintop

Updated May 12

Premium Lock Triangle startup hopes to be a lulu of a business in daycare industry

CareLulu, one of four companies that are about to emerge from The Startup Factory's accelerator program, hopes to be the Kayak of daycare. Need childcare to meet your specific needs? CareLulu's founder (a chemical engineer by trade) and his wife did. So they started a company. The couple believes the company has a secret sauce that will help parents, daycare providers and investors cash in on a big, multi-billion dollar opportunity. WRAL TechWire has the exclusive interview with Patrick Matos for our Insiders on how the company aims to save parents "time and sanity."

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Updated May 8

Premium Lock PowerSecure shares plunge 62% despite CEO's mea culpa

Wall Street is pummeling Wake Forest-based PowerSecure after a disappointing earnings call and a cut in financial projections. Shares plunged 60 percent after the company went from a 4-cent-per-share profit a year ago to a 17-cent-per-share loss in the first quarter even though revenues jumped 17 percent. Outspoken CEO Sidney Hinton went out of his to repeatedly apologize for the energy company's performance. He asked for patience and trusts from customers as well as investors. Five analysts firms downgraded the stock, however, and investors are bailing.

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Updated May 8

Premium Lock Startup 'Tuee' turns restaurants' craving for customer data into successful recipe

Tuee is short for "The Universal Eating Experience," and the four-person team is turning funding from The Startup Factory as well as angel investors into a fast-growing business. Their aim is to help restaurants' customer data into actionable intelligence. So far, so good, says founder Vikram Rao. And they're hiring.

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Updated May 8

Premium Lock Startup Factory scales down its investor showcase for latest group

The Startup Factory Showcase, which features presentations by each of the new and emerging companies that are completing the startup accelerator's program, has been a highlight for the entrepreneurial community. But the next one will be much smaller - and for invited investors only.

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