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Posts tagged “Economic development”

7:04 a.m. today

Holiday catch up: More than 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 more than 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 August 26

UNC doubles tech licensing revenue to record $7.9M

UNC Office of Technology Development Licensing technologies created at UNC Chapel Hill more than doubled the highest amount the university has ever received in single fiscal year, according to reports.

Updated August 25

Premium Lock Inside Iron Yard Durham's 'Code School:' Who's hiring?

So the question I wanted answered about the Iron Yard coding school, which held its first graduation and demo day on Friday at the Full Frame Theater in the American Tobacco campus in Durham, was this: Would any local company actually hire one of the graduates? Would the graduates be more suitable for startups or larger companies or both? And could they make an impact right away or would they be more like project hires, with a bunch of upside at a lower price?

Code School's alumni at Demo Day Code School's alumni at Demo Day

Updated August 25

Premium Lock Inside 'Code School:' Graduating into a jobs market

Students pay some $10,000 for an intense 12-week course in learning and writing code. They are basically guaranteed jobs within six months of graduation. But two of the first class in Durham had secured jobs even before graduation. WRAL TechWire's Jason Parker reports from graduation day.

An elated Festiv.it team at "Demo Day" An elated Festiv.it team at "Demo Day"

Updated August 25

Going inside Iron Yard Durham 'Code School' Demo Day

Iron Yard Durham graduated its first "Code School" graduates on Friday at a special "Demo Day." And WRAL TechWire was there. Insiders Jason Parker and Joe Procopio provide in-depth coverage and analysis of the event. Their stories are now available for Insider subscribers.

It's celebration time at "Code School." It's celebration time at "Code School."

Updated August 25

Sony PSN Attack; Opinion-Entrepreneurship; mobile commerce; tablet tipping point; Windows 9 in Sept.?

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: Hackers attack Sony PlayStation Network; Opinion-Entrepreneurship: Impacting a vital Wilmington; the future of mobile commerce is commerce; Tablets hit tipping point; and Why Microsoft needs to reveal Windows 9 sooner than later.

August 25

Your 51 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 more than 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 August 22

Valley loses, Triangle gains: Report cites options for vexed SF startups

Innovation Widely read tech publication CNET gives a big shout-out to the Triangle in an in-depth report about alternative destinations other than traditional tech hubs such as San Francisco. Growing "clashes" in the Golden Gate are driving entrepreneurs to pursue alternative destinations, CNET says. And Triangle is one of them.

August 22

Premium Lock Exclusive: New Biotech Center CEO will 'push the envelope with new ideas and programs'

In the second part of an exclusive in-depth Q&A with Doug Edgeton, the new CEO of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, the veteran life science executive talks about his goals, his background, and the Center's commitment to development of the sector across the state.

Douge Edgeton  Douge Edgeton

Updated August 22

Growing number of states clear way for crowdfunding

Note: WRAL TechWire has covered aggressively the issue of crowdfunding legislation in North Carolina. the NC JOBS Act failed this week. Other states, however, are moving ahead. This story recapping efforts elsewhere was published by Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Crowdfunding Crowdfunding

August 21

Premium Lock Major RTP angel investor supports GroundFloor's move, says lack of crowdfunding will hurt NC startups

One of the Triangle's most active angel investors with money wagered on Wedpics, Adzerk, Groundfloor, Offline Media, Rocketbolt, SnapYeti, and Trinket, says the lack of crowdfunding is going to hurt startups in N.C. But he also supports GroundFloor's move to Georgia where its crowdlending model already is being rolled out. WRAL TechWire Insiders get the exclusive story.

Mark Easley Mark Easley

Updated August 21

Prediction: Failure to pass crowdfunding, other economic development bills will hurt N.C.

NC JOBS Act   North Carolina had a chance to establish itself as a leader in the emerging trend of crowdfunding for startup businesses. The state also could have had more money to invest in economic development. But the General Assembly failed to pass the bills. And don't be surprised if our state suffers.

August 21

Hey, world: Triangle is no longer 'South-by-SouthMaybe'

A joke circulating earlier this year lumped the Triangle, Nashville, Chicago together under a moniker that chided many cities' perceived Austin-envy: "South-by-SouthMAYBE." But at the Southern Governors' Association meeting, Adam Klein, who runs the American Underground in Durham and Raleigh, lets the world know: There's no "maybe" about the Triangle as an entrepreneurial metro. Be sure to read Klein's essay, requested by and written especially for WRAL TechWire.

Adam Klein, left, touts Triangle to Southern Governors Adam Klein, left, touts Triangle to Southern Governors

Updated August 20

More than 60 startups join lineup for Tech Venture 2014

CED Tech Venture Conference The Council for Entrepreneurial development is going to swamp attendees at its annual venture conference with startup and emerging companies that just might be worth investment. The list of presenting companies grew to more than 60 with the list announced Wednesday.

Updated August 20

Some 200 NC firms, including several Triangle tech ventures, crack new Inc. 5000

Some 200 companies from around North Carolina - including several tech ventures based around the Triangle - are among the latest Inc. 5000 list released early Wednesday. We've got the list: Two Toasters, Netsertive, Appia, ReverbNation, Bronto, Brooks Bell - and many more.

Inc. 5000 Inc. 5000

Updated August 20

Crowdfunding killed in NC; bill backer criticizes Senate strategy

NC JOBS Act   The tweet from WRAL's Capitol news team says it all for crowdfunding in North Carolina: "House votes to KILL H1224 47-54." The NC JOBS Act was part of House Bill 1224, which went down to defeat after some bitter debate. The vote failed despite last-second lobbying from Secretary of Commerce Sharon Decker.

Updated August 19

Premium Lock Crowdfunding, solar, job recruitment at stake in legislative impasse

As the General Assembly enters showdown week over several key bills, entrepreneurs, solar power backers, investors and job recruiters have a lot riding on the fate of "HB 1224." There's much more at stake than crowdfunding as GOP leaders search for a way to reach a truce.

House Speaker Thom Tillis House Speaker Thom Tillis

August 18

Raleigh-Cary No. 2 on Forbes' best list for your professionals

Forbes Forbes ranks the Raleigh-Cary metro area as the second best city for young professionals for a second time. In a new report out Monday, the capital city metropolitan statistical area ranks behind Des Moines, Iowa, just as it did on the first list three years ago.

August 18

Your 52 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 more than 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.

August 15

Tickets now available for all Forward Triangle - Triangle Entrepreneurship Week events

The calendar is set and tickets are now available for all the events that will make up the fourth Forward Triangle - Triangle Entrepreneurship Week coming next month.

Forward Triangle Forward Triangle

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