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Some advice for startup entrepreneurs: "Perfectionism can ruin the best of ideas. Identify it early to save your company." So warns Chris Heivly, co-founder and co-manager of The Startup Factory accelerator in Durham.
According to data compiled in a report, The American Underground says companies based at its locations in Durham and Raleigh created some 323 jobs and spent $674,700 at local businesses. Clients based in the Triangle also raised more than $20 million in funding.
20 entrepreneurs took the stage Monday to pitch their seven startups to a room packed with investors, entrepreneurs and corporate executives. The Demo Day wrapped up the first cohort of the inaugural Citrix Accelerator Innovators Program in Raleigh. Who are the companies? ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman has the details. The seven (including two internal Citrix teams) were chosen from a pool of 64 teams from around the nation to receive $25K grants, office space and mentorship from Citrix workers and investors and entrepreneurs in the local startup community.
The Citrix Startup Accelerator's first Demo Day in Raleigh presents seven young companies. Like the startups, the Citrix effort itself must meet three criteria: Desirability, feasibility and viability, writes ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.
Big news for The Startup Factory comes in the form of its first 'exit:" Arcametrics, which focuses on predictive modeling, is now part of Adroit Digital. "We are pretty psyched that two and a half years (after launch) we have our first exit," say TSF's co-founders.
Lizzy Hazeltine, who served as program director for the Minor in Entrepreneurship Program at UNC-Chapel Hill, has joined the management team at The Startup Factory.
Sageworks, a provider of financial, risk analysis and business valuation tools, on Wednesday disclosed the launch of an internal accelerator and incubator program. With one firm already launching, the Sageworks Innovation Lab is based in Raleigh and New York.
Citrix opens the doors today to seven startups as its Accelerator program begins in the company's Citrix ShareFile Raleigh headquarters. So what are the company's goals? The program's executive director explains in an exclusive interview with WRAL TechWire's Jason Parker.
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.
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.
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.
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.