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After experiencing unprecedented enrollment over the past several years, the computer science department at the University of North Carolina has been stretched to the limit, reports Aaron Scarboro for ExitEvent.
20 entrepreneurs took the stage Monday to pitch their seven startups to a room packed with investors, entrepreneurs and corporate executives. The Demo Day wrapped up the first cohort of the inaugural Citrix Accelerator Innovators Program in Raleigh. Who are the companies? ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman has the details. The seven (including two internal Citrix teams) were chosen from a pool of 64 teams from around the nation to receive $25K grants, office space and mentorship from Citrix workers and investors and entrepreneurs in the local startup community.
The Citrix Startup Accelerator's first Demo Day in Raleigh presents seven young companies. Like the startups, the Citrix effort itself must meet three criteria: Desirability, feasibility and viability, writes ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.
In the third of a series profiling the five latest NC IDEA grant winners, ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman talks with Melvin Hines, founder of Upswing.
In the second of five profiles featuring the newest recipients of NC IDEA grants, Amy Huffman of ExitEvent features Carrboro-based Freebooksy.
HQ Greensboro isn't necessarily the start of a statewide or regional chain of co-working spaces, but HQ Raleigh says it would consider another location if the right partnership came along. For now, they'll work to establish the community in Greensboro, and find links between the two hubs. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman has the details.
Looking for an opportunity to give back? A team of UNC students have launched an online giving service for nonprofits and donors. Sarah Headley of WRAL TechWire news partner ExitEvent has the details.
Once a year in 265 locations across the world, people from 140 countries come together to celebrate entrepreneurship. For the last two years, UNC has ranked as one of GEW's top university partners nationwide, a credit to the resources UNC-Chapel Hill has dedicated to entrepreneurship and innovation, as well as the Triangle's collaborative startup community. So writes Aaron Scarboro at ExitEvent.
Scot Wingo, co-founder and CEO of global ecommerce services provider ChannelAdvisor and an angel investor' is making a play in the mobile app space. He's backing Spiffy, a Triangle-based mobile car wash venture powered by a mobile app. ExitEvent's Laura Baverman has the details.
Durham-based ELF, the designer and producer of solar, electric, pedal-powered vehicle, is one of NCTA's Beacon Award winners. In the latest in a series of profiles about the 10 winners, writer Ann Revell-Pechar offers a profile at ExitEvent.
The Institute for Emerging Issues, which now plans the annual spring forum, was founded in 2002 and began offering prizes to bright and enterprising students in 2011. The mission of those prizes is for students from around the state to find creative ways to address crucial problems in North Carolina. At stake are more than $100,000 in prizes.
This is the latest in a series of 10 profiles provided by the North Carolina Technology Association highlighting its newest Beacon Award category, Ten Startups to Watch. The companies will be recognized during the organization's November 6th NC Technology Awards Gala. Blue Gas Marine was profiled in ExitEvent.
Raleigh-based startup Photofy has raised $1 million in new capital and also released a first-of-its-kind photo platform for brands. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman has the details.