Posts tagged “Economic development”
Whether one embraces federal programs, a question should be asked of city leaders in Durham, Raleigh and elsewhere across North Carolina: Why aren't you part of the Obama Administration's "Startup in a Day" initiative?
Analysis: There are two questions to address about the growth slump. The first is, what's causing it? The second is, what - if anything - can we do about it? As you will see, there's an abundance of both economic diagnoses and solutions.
A new federally backed high-tech hub to be hosted at N.C. State will have a mission of addressing worker skills as well as adoption costs for new technology. The Obama Administration named NCSU as the host of a southeast hub for the new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute.
The North Carolina Senate on Monday unanimously approved a bill that would permit crowdfunding in North Carolina. Startup investor and crowdfunding advocate Mark Easley says the vote is a "significant step forward."
An India-based company's decision to build a solar panel manufacturing facility in Halifax is good news for North Carolina's clean industry sector, says the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association.
N.C. State will serve as the southeast hub for a new $140 million-plus Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute being announced today by President Obama.
AT&T is expanding the reach of its fiber broadband network across North Carolina, and a key driver remains the North Carolina Next Generation Network. As part of its commitment to that project, AT&T provides free Internet access to a growing number of community centers and low income housing.
CloudGenix, an emerging player in "cloud" technology through its software-defined networking rather than traditional routers, will formally open its new Raleigh operation next week. CEO Kumar Ramachandran will be in the Triangle to discuss the company, its technology, and the new jobs it's bringing.
Triangle leaders are talking up the region's cleantech, Internet of Things and more at the Smart Cities Innovation Summit. Jenn Bosser, executive director of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, talks about why the Triangle is participating and how the cleantech cluster initiative can benefit the region.
Faced with the impending retirement of longtime CEO Charles Hayes and the resignation of COO Lee Anne Nance, the Research Triangle Regional Partnership on Wednesday said it is pushing back development of a new strategic plan. Former Raleigh Chamber CEO Harvey Schmitt is helping shape future strategy.