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Posts tagged “Economic development”

Updated October 2

NCSU job fair today; Facebook building 3rd data center in NC, Cisco RTP healthcenter; GE HQ move

Bulldog In today's Bulldog update of technology news: Job fair today at NC State's McKimmon Center; Facebook building third $200M data center in NC; Cisco opening RTP healthcenter for employees, NC on shortlist for GE HQ?

September 30

United Therapeutics settles suit; VacationFutures rebrands, NC cities rated on expansion

Bulldog In today's Bulldog Update of technology news: United Therapeutics settles Sandoz suit; NC metros on growing cities list; VacationFutures rebrands.

September 25

Raleigh GDP outpaces others in Triangle, Durham making up ground

GDP by metro areas Raleigh is outpacing Durham in GDP growth the last five years, but Durham saw strong growth since 2012. Raleigh racked up a whooping 26 percent GDP growth to $72 million from 2009 to 2014, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). But Durham has done particularly well the last three years.

September 22

Deutsche Bank to add 250 jobs in Cary

Deutsche Bank Deutsche Bank will add another 250 jobs at its Cary Technology Center with a Jobs Development Incentive from the state worth up to $3.38 million over 12 years if the company meets hiring goals, the North Carolina Commerce Department Secretary John Skvarla and Gov. Pat McCrory announced Tuesday.

Updated September 22

State Senate approves job incentives bill

Economic development The North Carolina state Senate unanimously approved more funds for economic development Monday and a final Senate and House vote on the NC Competes legislation are expected today. The bill restores Jobs Development Investment Grant (JDIG) funding exhausted last fall.

September 10

Renewable energy critics sound off - and defenders push back

Windmills produce renewable energy ​Opponents of renewable energy programs held an hour-long roundtable at the Legislative Building in Raleigh on Wednesday about their concerns. Defenders push back.

September 10

Attending Innovatours in Raleigh? Here's a guide to startups and spaces

Planning to attend the Innovate Raleigh event over the next two days? A Startup Crawl is set for Thursday followed by the conference on Friday. ExitEvent has published a detailed map of venues.

Tracking Innovate Raleigh via ExitEvent map Tracking Innovate Raleigh via ExitEvent map

September 10

Raleigh Innovators Program picks 12 startup teams

Startups   The Raleigh Innovators Program, which is backed by the Citrix Startup Accelerator, Red Hat, Cherokee, HQ Raleigh and the City of Raleigh, has picked 12 startup teams from an international field of applicants for its latest three-month program.

September 10

Duke survey: Jobs go unfilled because execs can't find qualified workers

U.S. job openings are at a record 5.8 million, and Duke University says a key reason is employers can't find skilled workers. As a result, they are planning to boost pay. They also continue to push for more foreign workers through high-tech visas. The risks of a workers' skills gap? A less competitive U.S. economy, and relocation overseas if firms can't find workers here, warns a Duke economics professor.

September 9

Triangle Cleantech Cluster at 3: Capturing market share, driving new wave of economic growth

It's hard to believe that it's been less than three years since we created the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster. Five years ago, virtually no one knew cleantech existed in the region. Today, the Research Triangle Region of North Carolina is recognized as a global cleantech hot spot, writes Ed White, CEO and chair of Field2Base as well as chairman of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster.

Cleantech Cluster logo Cleantech Cluster logo

September 8

Innovate Raleigh Summit: Why it's different in 2015 and what to expect

How this year's Innovate Raleigh Summit is different, and why we're focusing on inclusivity and diversity, according to Allyson Sutton of HQRaleigh. She wrote this blog for ExitEvent.

How will you help innovate? How will you help innovate?

September 7

Goodbye, home offices: Shared workspaces gaining ground

American Underground @Raleigh Ten years ago, co-working spaces were a new concept, providing shared desks for freelancers and entrepreneurs as single "mom and pop" shops. Today, the one-off, mom and pop spaces have been mostly replaced with chain companies, providing real estate developers a new way to lease traditional office space and to make connections with potential tenants. But chains don't dominate in the Triangle.

Updated September 7

Premium Lock Will a robot take your job? Insight from an expert on Labor Day

Robot muscle The media is becoming more filled each day with stories highlighting the growing number of robots taking over jobs once done by humans. Is the future a jobless ones for you and me with machines taking over? Here's some interesting insight from an expert in the field of artificial intelligence: A professor at Warwick Business School in the U.K.

September 7

WTW news in review: Week of Aug. 30 (Part 1)

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for the week of Aug. 30, part one.

September 7

WTW news in review: Week of Aug. 30 (Part 2)

Week in Review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire the week of Aug. 30, part two.

Updated September 4

Premium Lock Who's best presidential contender for business? Trump, say CFOs in Duke survey

Donald Trump and former tech executive Carly Fiorina are the top two presidential contenders in terms of who would be best for business, says a new survey of chief financial officers by Duke University. But none of the contenders received more than 19.4 percent of the "votes."

Updated September 4

Premium Lock Institute for Emerging Issues picks 5 NC cities for economic development program

N.C. flag       The Institute for Emerging Issues will work with five N.C. cities that have been selected to participate in a new program called InnovateNC. The innovation-focused economic development initiative covers two years and includes multiple partners.

Updated September 4

Premium Lock SAS to add 80 acres worth $11.7M to Cary campus in 'exchange' with NC State

SAS will add more than 80 acres of land currently used by N.C. State for agricultural research under an "exchange" program through which a SAS subsidiary will acquire other properties that match or exceed the appraised $11.66 million value of the land. SAS, however, says it has no immediate plans for use of the property.

Updated September 2

Premium Lock Fighting traffic: American Tobacco Campus offers free bus passes to ATC workers

American Tobacco Campus The American Tobacco Campus is helping companies with employees at the massive Durham complex fight traffic by offering free bus passes that are good through June 30, 2016. And the offer is working with more than 200 passes issued.

Updated September 2

Premium Lock Exclusive: Why Silicon Valley's IXL is bringing ed tech jobs to Raleigh

New jobs     On Tuesday, Silicon Valley-based IXL, an education technology company already with global reach for its products and services, disclosed the opening of its first East Coast office, picking Raleigh. The company also is hiring with nine jobs available and more to come. Why come to Raleigh? An IXL exec explains for our Insiders.

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