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Posts tagged “Accelerators”

May 10

Premium Lock Cliff Bleszinki turns investor: He's backing crowdfunding site Fig

Cliff Bleszinski, one of the top creative minds at Epic Games who left and later founded his own game company in Raleigh, is now an investor in crowdfunding site Fig.

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Updated May 4

Premium Lock 'Look, look:' Mira carries Triangle hopes to Google Demo Day

Mira, which translates as "Look, look!" in Spanish, is carrying the hopes of the Triangle startup community to continue its dominance of Google Demo Day. The Silicon Valley showcase is Wednesday, and Jonathan Frangakis, its co-founder, CEO as well as a Marine officer, war-on-terror vet and Startup Factory graduate will be on the stage. But what is Mira, and who is Frangakis? WTW Insiders get the story.

Jonathan Frangakis  Jonathan Frangakis

May 4

Premium Lock Startup Factory: Mira 'can be a very large win'

Dave Neal As Mira's Jonathan Frangakis makes his pitch to investors at Google Demo Day in Silicon Valley, the team at The Startup Factory will be attentive fans. The 2014 TSF investment "can be a very large win," says the Factory's Dave Neal.

April 4

Premium Lock Building off book 'Build The Fort,' entrepreneur Chris Heivly to host startup workshop

Entrepreneur Steve Heivly, who co-founded The Startup Factory accelerator in Durham, turned his experiences into a recently published book, "Build The Fort." Now he wants to share his experiences at a workshop for startup entrepreneurs. Plus, he talks about the book - why he wrote it, what he has to say.

Build The Fort Build The Fort

Updated March 30

Premium Lock Envested puts the social in giving

Isa Watson, CEO and founder of Durham based Envested, which built a platform to engage Millennial's, among others, in charitable giving, said she had to learn one lesson quickly as an entrepreneur.

Isa Watson, CEO, founder, Envested Isa Watson, CEO, founder, Envested

Updated March 29

Premium Lock Durham 'smoking with tech,' Fortune magazine says

American Tobacco Campus Fortune magazine in its locations of interest feature for March looks at five tech startups to watch in Durham, in the latest of a slew of kudos for the Bull City. "The old tobacco town is smoking with tech," the magazine says.

Updated March 24

Premium Lock Startup factory gives boot campers dose of biz reality

Startup Factory Timber, edtech, shopping and streaming startups take on The Startup Factory's Durham Bootcamp. The third free bootcamp attracts entrepreneurs from around the globe to learn lean canvas, pitch tactics and how to build customer traction.

Updated March 15

Premium Lock RTP headlines: $8M for Rex Health Ventures; HQ Raleigh plans; $60M for Argos

Triangle headlines In today's RTP headlines roundup: The news and Observer reports in detail about new funding for Rex Health Ventures - and how the fund works; The Business Journal looks into what's happening at HQ Raleigh; and Xconomy reports on how Argos Therapeutics plans to raise up to $60 million.

Updated March 11

Premium Lock Hiregrid wants to reinvent the recruiting process

With seed funding under $1 million and a cozy office at Durham's American Underground at Main, Highergrid plans to change the recruitment industry.

Joel McLean, CEO, HireGriD Joel McLean, CEO, HireGriD

March 9

Premium Lock NCSU Alumnus gift creates startup acceleration fund

Lyn and Chip Andrews A gift from alumnus Robert "Chip" F. Andrews III and his wife Lyn will establish a North Carolina State University fund to provide support for budding student entrepreneurs.The $1 million commitment will create the NC State Acceleration Fund, which will award grants annually to student startup companies.

Updated March 8

Premium Lock Economist mag lauds Durham as a "Successful City"

Downtown Durham Durham just got another big media boost: a feature article in the Economist magazine, a highly respected publication, cites Durham as an example of one of America's most successful cities. Does all this publicity do any good? We asked several who are at the forefront of Durham's growth what they think.

February 12

Premium Lock HQ concept expands to Charlotte

HQ Raleigh HQ Raleigh announced an expansion Friday to Uptown Charlotte. HQ Raleigh will partner with Packard Place on a co-working space there, the third HQ in the Carolinas.

January 15

Premium Lock Durham is one of the hottest cities for 2016, Business Insider says

American Tobacco Campus Durham has nabbed another accolade, this time landing on a list of the 13 hottest cities for 2016, according to Business Insider.

December 30, 2015

Premium Lock Time running out to apply for a Startup Factory spot

Startup Factory Startups have less than two weeks to apply for one of the hand full of spots The Startup Factory has available for its spring 2016 cohort. Warning: Follow the directions.

December 14, 2015

Premium Lock ExitEvent, Startup Grind, other meetups highlight Triangle calendar

Social networking There is no slowdown yet for the holidays on the Triangle's technology event calendar, starting Monday night with ExitEvent and Startup Grind on Tuesday. We've got the latest information.

Updated December 8, 2015

Premium Lock Citrix Startup Accelerator showcase highlights regional tech calendar

Social networking Twelve startups will be making pitches to potential investors Tuesday evening at the Citrix Startup Accelerator in Raleigh. While there has been much talk that Citrix will pull out of the accelerator in the near future, today's event is still on. Plus: Here's a roundup of other upcoming events.

Updated November 24, 2015

Premium Lock Citrix to halt Startup Accelerator Program

Citrix Systems Amidst corporate changes at Citrix Systems, the company may elect to close down the Raleigh Innovators Program, a project through the Citrix Startup Accelerator, Red Hat, HQ Raleigh, the City of Raleigh, and the Cherokee Challenge.

November 18, 2015

Premium Lock How last week's Challenge Cup Durham's winners are reinventing candy, ADHD treatment, and water purification

ExitEvent Meet the founders heading to New York City for the global social impact startup contest hosted by Washington D.C. accelerator 1776.

November 10, 2015

Premium Lock Three Triangle firms nab funding

Three Triangle area companies have raised money according to recent regulatory filings. They are two biotechnology companies and a Raleigh-based firm that makes a photo enhancement and sharing app. Two are debt financings and one is an equity raise.

Photofy funded. Photofy funded.

November 10, 2015

Premium Lock Raleigh Innovators announce program demo day

Citrix Startup Accelerator Innovators Program 12 startups will showcase results following the 3-month accelerator program run in partnership with Citrix Startup Accelerator, Red Hat, Cherokee, HQ Raleigh and the City of Raleigh.

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