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Sam Taylor, NCBIO president, says that over the next two years, hNorth Carolina biotech manufacturers will need about 2,000 additional workers. Lobbying for full funding of North Carolina State University's biotech training program is thus a priority for NCBIO in 2017.
What's the key to eventual success as an entrepreneur? "Keep the faith and remain dogged," Accel Venture Partner Alex Estevez said at the Bull City Venture Partners 2017 Venture Outlook event Thursday.
"It has never been a better time to be an entrepreneur," said Alex Estevez, venture partner with $10 billion fund Accel, which, he added, is "Looking for deals in this neck of the woods." He keynoted the Bull City Venture Partners Venture Outlook 2017 in Raleigh on Thursday.
Anthony "Pomp" Pompliano woke some folks up Thursday morning during a panel on angel investing at the Bull City Venture Partners Venture Outlook event, telling the many entrepreneurs in attendance, "80 percent of you might as well shut down your companies and get a job."
The North Carolina Chamber and the North Carolina Bankers Association will present the 15th Annual Economic Forecast Forum January 4, a gathering of some of the state's most powerful and influential leaders to discuss the economic forecast for the year ahead.
The popular Life Science Forums from The North Carolina Biotech Center (NCBC) and North Carolina Center of Innovation Network (NC COIN) will continue in 2017 and the schedule has been announced.
A handful of top tech execs from Google (Alphabet), Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Intel, and Oracle and others have been invited to a summit Wednesday by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, Recode reports.
What does it take to create stories that make a difference in the world, Morgan Spurlock, asked the Internet Summit Thursday at lunch. Spurlock found fame with the documentary "Super Size Me," going 30 days eating nothing but fast food and reporting the results.
Do conferences such as the Internet Summit do much for the companies with promotional tables at the event? Gabriel Stevens launched ownCMS four days before this year's event at the Raleigh Convention Center hoping that it would.
Google tag manager is a free tool that can give marketers a wealth of data about visitor behavior on their site not available through Google Analytics alone, Steve Guberman, director of search marketing at the Golf Channel's GolfNow site, told a session Tuesday at the Internet Summit in Raleigh.
The 2016 Internet Summit brought more than 2,200 people to the Raleigh Convention Center, about 200 more than in the past. That may be at least partly due, to the increasing number of well-known media figures and top business strategy speakers at the event.
If you are a marketer who thinks "Facebook is everything," you couldn't be more wrong, Rand Fishkin, CEO of Moz, told the Internet Summit Tuesday in Raleigh as he debunked much common advice on content marketing and SEO.
Broadband may have been the star of the WRAL Techwire Executive Exchange held Friday in Wilson, the first city in North Carolina with a city-owned broadband service, Greenlight. But with only a few days to go before the election, maybe it was inevitable that politics would make a surprise appearance.
The number of people employed in North Carolina's clean energy sector is up from 2015's 26,000 despite legislative setback. Preliminary 2016 numbers will be disclosed at the NC Sustainable Energy Association conference in Raleigh today and Tuesday. NCSEA updates what's happening in an exclusive interview with WRAL TechWire.
Serial entrepreneur Jud Bowman recently offered some insight into where his latest startup, Sift, is headed. Although Sift is still in "stealth mode," Bowman discussed some intriguing features, such as an "App-trap."
Backed by grants from the National Science Foundation, the state of North Carolina and the North Carolina State University Daugherty Endowment Fund, Raleigh startup LUMEOVA says its patent-pending wireless technology will boost WIFi speeds. With billions of devices utilizing wireless, LUMEOVA believes it can help ensure networks can handle the growing load. The company is among the startups presenting at CED Tech Venture.