Posts tagged “Events”

April 20

IoT Slam Live announces agenda for June RTP event

 The Internet of Things community, the world's largest network of corporate executives and IoT professionals, has disclosed the agenda for its IoT Slam Live conference. The event is set for June 21-22 at the Archie K Conference Center in Reseach Triangle Park.

Updated April 20

Premium Lock What's behind the SEVC name change to Fusion Conference?

Triangle-based TechMedia has renamed its Southeast Venture Conference to the Fusion Conference, with the first event flying under the new name set for June 7-8, 2017 in Washington, DC. WRAL Techwire conducted a question and answer session with Eric Gregg, who heads TechMedia with partner Scott Hedrick, to talk about the name change and the first Fusion event in June.

Fusion Conference banner on Times Square, NYC. Fusion Conference banner on Times Square, NYC.

March 2

Premium Lock NCBIO seeks full funding for job training programs

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.

NCBIO President Sam Taylor NCBIO President Sam Taylor

February 9

Premium Lock Triad BioNight set for March 30, award nominations open

2017 Triad BioNight is March 30 The Triad BioNight 2017, which is anchored by the presentation of the regional Excellence Awards, is set for March 30. . Nominations for the slate of Excellence awards opened Monday.

January 27

Premium Lock Bull City Venture Outlook: Keep the faith, VC tells entrepreneurs

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.

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Updated January 27

Premium Lock $10B fund Accel 'looking for deals in this neck of the woods"

"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.

Alex Estevez, venture partner, Accel Alex Estevez, venture partner, Accel

Updated January 27

Premium Lock At VC event, angels tell entrepreneurs: 'Do your homework'

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."

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December 27, 2016

Premium Lock NC Chamber & Bankers Association present annual economic forecast January 4

Economic Forum 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.

December 14, 2016

Premium Lock Life Sciences Forums to continue in 2017

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.


Updated December 12, 2016

Premium Lock Trump invites top tech execs to Wednesday summit

Donald Trump 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.

November 18, 2016

Premium Lock Morgan Spurlock tells Internet Summit: Take risks, make a difference

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.

November 18, 2016

Premium Lock Internet Summit: What do successful innovators do? They find a new medium

Patrick Vlaskovits Patrick Vlaskovits, who gave new meaning to the phrase "the medium is the message" in a presentation at the Internet Summit on Thursday, wants your forgiveness.

November 18, 2016

Premium Lock Startup unveils flashy content management system at Internet Summit

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.

November 17, 2016

Premium Lock Internet Summit: Google tags offer high level data

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.

Steve Guberman of GlofNow at the Internet Summit Steve Guberman of GlofNow at the Internet Summit

Updated November 17, 2016

Premium Lock Party time! Internet Summit draws 2,200 with bigger entertainment focus

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.

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November 17, 2016

Premium Lock Internet Summit: Much content marketing advice is bunk, says Wizard of Moz

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.

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November 10, 2016

Premium Lock Technology incompetence destroyed Clinton's campaign

A lack of technology savvy doomed Hilloary Technological incompetence played a major role in destroying Hillary Clinton's campaign for President and leading to her ultimate defeat.

Updated November 9, 2016

Premium Lock Former FCC exec: NC needs to loosen rules on local broadband

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.

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October 21, 2016

Premium Lock When technology impacts the food chain, sometimes the food chain bites back.

Former Aventis CropScience COO John Wichtrich described the StarLink experience to NCBiotech Ag Biotech Summit 2016 audience. -- Sandalfoot Photography photo GMOs are controversial despite a lack of evidence showing they harm anyone. But lessons from the Starlink GMO corn affair of the late 1990 holds many lessons for the industry and consumers.

Updated October 3, 2016

Premium Lock Exec: Expiring tax incentives to hurt clean energy jobs

Clean energy   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.

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