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Posts tagged “Economic development”

1:29 p.m. today

Head's up, entrepreneurs: Triangle startup event calendar is packed

Innovate Raleigh The startup calendar for events in the Triangle is jammed from now through September. The latest update from the Innovation Raleigh provides an in-depth list.

8:36 a.m. today

Premium Lock Two Raleigh power grid firms to combine: Causam acquiring Power Analytics

Power grid Causam Energy and Power Analytics Corporation, which both have offices in Raleigh, are combining in a deal disclosed Tuesday. The two firms focused on software and solutions for the utilities industry.

Updated 8:08 a.m. today

Vivek Wadhwa: We're heading into a jobless future, no matter what the government does

Within two decades, we will have almost unlimited energy, food, and clean water; advances in medicine will allow us to live longer and healthier lives; robots will drive our cars, manufacture our goods, and do our chores. The catch? There won't be much work for human beings, writes former Triangle entrepreneur turned academic and author Vivek Wadhwa.

Jobless Jobless

11:43 a.m. yesterday

US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

Economic growth Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home. Technology trendsetters Apple, Google, Facebook and Netflix all mined foreign countries to produce earnings or revenue that exceeded analysts' projections in their latest quarters.

11:37 a.m. yesterday

Zillow buying Trulia for $3.5 billion

Zillow The combination of companies sets stage to offer more real estate tools and services that empower consumers and drive more business for real estate professionals, according to a joint announcement released on Monday.

9:12 a.m. yesterday

N.C. Senate hopes to drive more rural job growth with new Job Catalyst Fund

The state Senate last week passed legislation that includes the launch of a "Job Catalyst Fund," which could be used by the N.C. Department of Commerce as a recruiting tool. No funding is specified, but the bill is geared toward large manufacturing projects that would be built in economically "distressed" counties.

New jobs New jobs

6:34 a.m. yesterday

Incubator farms nurture agriculture entrepreneurs

Incubator Farms A physicist from Armenia, a juice-maker from Bermuda and a Burmese sushi chef are crafting new careers in agriculture under a program that applies the business incubator model to farming.

6:11 a.m. yesterday

Your 50 WRAL TechWire headlines from last week

Week in review Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

July 24

Premium Lock N.C. Senate OKs bill with crowdfunding but future is 'uncertain'

NC JOBS Act The state Senate on Thursday approved with a final vote a bill that includes crowdfunding legislation. Now it goes to the House. But the bill faces an "uncertain" future there due in part to the fact it's bundled with controversial sales tax language.

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.

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Updated July 23

Premium Lock N.C. Senate gives tentative OK to bill including crowdfunding

NC JOBS Act The state Senate on Wednesday afternoon gave tentative approval to a bill that includes crowdfunding legislation. One more vote is needed before the bill can go to the House, Economic development legislation also moved forward as part of the bill.

July 23

Help Gov. McCrory help startups, entrepreneurs: Take this survey

ExitEvent N.C. Governor Pat McCrory and the North Carolina Office of Science & Technology are looking for information to help efforts aimed at university commercialization. Entrepreneurs can help by taking a survey, says ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.

July 23

Raleigh is 'best place' for business, careers, says Forbes

Raleigh vaults to No. 1 from No. 3 a year ago on the latest "Best Places for Business and Careers" report from Forbes magazine. The 16th annual survey cites lower business costs, the broad level of advanced education and the presence of tech hub RTP as key factors in Raleigh's success.

Downtown Raleigh Downtown Raleigh

July 22

Spectra Growth to add 250 IT jobs in Charlotte

Information Technology      A state committee that approves North Carolina's main tax break to attract businesses on Tuesday allowed Spectra Growth Inc. to save up to $3 million over 12 years if it meets job and investment projections.

Updated July 22

Premium Lock Crowdfunding bill moves - again - as part of different legislation

NC JOBS Act The General Assembly's move toward authorizing crowdfunding in North Carolina took another twist on Monday. The bill is now part of a larger piece of legislation in the Senate where it's likely to be OK'd. But what happens next?

July 21

Your 48 WRAL TechWire headlines from last week

Week in review Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with nearly 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.

Updated July 18

Premium Lock With cities on board, N.C. Next Generation Network is rolling toward first big deployment target

When the Town of Carrboro inked its agreement with AT&T for deployment of a fiber network, the North Carolina Next Generation Network's goal of bringing ultrafast Internet service took a huge step toward network workout. The next big date: Oct. 1 as NCNGN and partners identify where they want AT&T to provide free net access. But Google Fiber remains an option. WRAL TechWire Insiders get the details.

Service area as spelled out for NC NGN in RFP Service area as spelled out for NC NGN in RFP

July 17

Drug firm Merz moving HQ, 250 jobs to Raleigh from Greensboro

Merz bringing HQ, jobs to Raleigh Pharmaceutical company Merz North America is shifting its headquarters from Greensboro to Raleigh and consolidating other operations in the Triangle.

Updated July 16

Crowdfunding bill clears N.C. Senate Committee

NC JOBS Act North Carolina residents would be able to invest small amounts in new in-state ventures through crowd funding under a bill that cleared the Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday. A separate economic development bill also is attached.

Updated July 16

Premium Lock A rare look into economic recruitment, requirements: Cary's disappearing 1,237 jobs document

IT jobs The Town of Cary published, albeit briefly, a document spelling out details of a job recruitment proposal that could lead to the addition of 1,237 information technology jobs from an "international information technology and engineering services firm." For those interested in how economic recruitment works, this is interesting reading. The package includes $17 million in state tax credits and a $123,700 matching grant from Cary for a state One North Carolina Fund grant.

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