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Posts tagged “Economic development”

Updated 2:37 p.m. today

Premium Lock Exclusive: AgTech Accelerator CEO spells out mission, offerings to startups, and why it's needed

Agricultural technology startups received a huge boost Thursday with the formal launch of the AgTech Accelerator in RTP. From funding to space to advisory services, entrepreneurs can draw on a variety of resources to launch and grow new companies, says the Accelerator's CEO in the first of a multi-part interview.

John Dombrosky John Dombrosky

Updated 12:48 p.m. Tuesday

Premium Lock Durham analytics firm Bivarus acquires Hickory consulting company

Bivarus, a startup focusing on patient experience anayltics that raised $2 million in March, has acquired a Hickory-based firm that provides healthcare measurement and consulting.

Bivarus offers real-time health analytics Bivarus offers real-time health analytics

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WTW news in review: Week of April 25, part one

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 April 25, part one of two.

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WTW news in review: Week of April 25, part two

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 April 25, part two of two.

April 26

Generic drug maker to open R&D hub, create 275 jobs in Durham

Jobs        Aurobindo Pharma USA Inc. plans to invest $31.7 million in the operation, which will serve as the company's national headquarters for specialty pharmaceutical R&D.

April 25

WTW news in review: Week of April 18, part one

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 April 18, part one of two.

April 25

WTW news in review: Week of April 18, part two

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 April 18, part two of two.

Updated April 22

Premium Lock European bioinformatics firm expands to Durham

Genohm, a European-based bioinformatics firm, is expanding to Durham. And the company is hiring. It's based at The American Underground.

Genohm's SLims technology Genohm's SLims technology

April 22

'Med Talk:' Durham truly is a city of innovation

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center works across the state to grow companies and technologies that will help to heal, fuel and feed the world. As you can imagine, we hear a lot of great stories while doing this work. And nowhere are there more stories than in Durham.

A salute to Durham A salute to Durham

Updated April 21

Raleigh Chamber defends call for HB2 repeal despite criticism

The CEO of the greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce is standing by the organization's demand that the North Carolina General Assembly repeal House Bill 2 even as its own website includes angry reaction to the decision. Not all Chamber members supported the decision, either. But Tim Giuliani says the demand "puts policy over politics."

Tim Giuliani  Tim Giuliani

April 20

Raleigh Chamber: Tech firm nixed 1,000 jobs due to HB2

HB2 debate   The Triangle's high-tech and startup communities have been among the most outspoken critics of "HB2," and the Greater Raleigh of Chamber of Commerce weighed in on the battle Tuesday. Its CEO called for "immediate repeal" of the bill, pointing out that a tech company had pulled a possible 1,000 job expansion.

Updated April 19

Honda Aero breaks ground for $21M engine plant expansion in Burlington

Honda Aero on Tuesday broke ground for a major expansion of its jet engine manufacturing capabilities in Burlington.

A rendering of Honda Aero's new facility A rendering of Honda Aero's new facility

April 18

WTW news in review: Week of April 11, part two

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 April 11, part two of two:

April 18

WTW news in review: Week of April 11, part one

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 April 11, part one of two.

Updated April 15

More NC tech firms, startups join protests against HB2

Raleigh-based Lulu, a global provider of self-publishing services, is the latest tech firm to join the protests against North Carolina's HB2. Meanwhile, 170 startups and emerging firms have now signed a petition formally protesting the bill.

Protesting HB2 Protesting HB2

April 15

HB2: What the tech giants are saying about the bill

 LGBT diversity Several tech giants with large operations in the Triangle have taken a stand against HB2. Here's a roundup of what these large firms have said on the record.

April 15

Premium Lock 'Good quarter:' $111M for NC startups, says MoneyTree report

The MoneyTree logo The third significant venture capital report is in and it's a "good quarter," says one venture tracker. As for the rest of 2016, it is likely to be challenging, say numerous Triangle executives. But the underlying strength of N.C.'s startup ecosystem appears to be very strong.

Updated April 14

Premium Lock Triangle startup optimism dips for hiring, revenue growth, spending

Economy Entrepreneurs in the Triangle are still optimistic about their businesses come what may over the next six months, but they aren't quite as excited as at the same time a year ago, a new NCSU Entrepreneurship Clinic survey reports. Are politics to blame?

April 13

Moogfest's full schedule includes a sleep concert

Moogest 2016 The full line-up for Moogfest will feature more than 250 artists at 17 walkable venues throughout Durham. And one of those shows is a concert where you are encouraged to sleep.

April 12

Citing HB2, Deutsche Bank freezes 250-job expansion in Cary

Deutsche Bank ​Deutsche Bank on Tuesday announced that it will freeze plans to create 250 jobs at its Cary location due to North Carolina's new discrimination law, House Bill 2.

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