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Two young entrepreneurs have set off on a journey to change the way information is communicated between teachers and students, starting with the hundreds of classes each day at NC State, and they have tests underway to disrupt other industries that require regular conversation too. Here's the story behind "Bulletin Mobile," as reported by ExitEvent.
A crowd of 400 packed into the Kenan Stadium Blue Zone on the University of North Carolina campus April 9 to hear from leading researchers and rising entrepreneurs at the 2015 Innovation Showcase, Exit Event reports.
UNC's annual event paves the way for a center of sports business and analytics in the Triangle, reports ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.
ExitEvent founder and contributing writer Joe Procoopio paid a visit to the seventh annual East Coast Gaming Conference in Raleigh earlier this week to examine the state of the market. "It's solid. And evolving," he writes at ExitEvent.
Triangle entrepreneur Tatiana Birgisson pitched her Mati Energy drink to a world of investors at Google for Entrepreneurs Demo Day last week and came home the winner - just as Durham-based Windsor Circle did a year earlier. How did she pull off the victory? ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman, who made the trip to Silicon Valley for the event, has the details.
PayPal cofounder Peter Thiel challenges innovation in the U.S. before a crowd at Duke University. He later signed copies of his new book, the best-selling "Zero to One." ExitEvent's Ibanca Anand has the details.
Durham entrepreneur Tatiana Birgisson will pitch her energy drink to Silicon Valley investors Thursday at Google HQ. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman offers the backstory about how Birgisson has prepared for her big day.
A spot in the three-month accelerator 500 Startups, along with the $75,000 investment that came with it, is critical to launching the CellBreaker software that promises to get people out of cell phone contracts initially, and other contracts eventually. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman has the details.
The Triangle-based Regional Internet of Things, or RIoT, teamed up with the Triangle Cleantech Cluster for an event on IoT trends and opportunities this week. The program demonstrates a growing convergence between industry, corporations and startups, says ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.
The Raleigh social media engagement startup lines up national and regional restaurant chains as customers - including McDonald's - and new investors. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman has the details.
ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman tracked down nine members of the Triangle and North Carolina startup community who journeyed to Austin for South By Southwest, seeking their insight into what were the best takeaways and experiences.
The startup PredictifyMe wiil provide predictive analytics software to UN and Pakistan education non-government organizations under an agreement announced by the United Nations on Wednesday. ExitEvent's Laura Baverman provides the details.
Some of the technologies and methods researchers say will allow humans to live far beyond today's life expectancies might seem a bit sci-fi, but last week's CED Life Science Conference presentation by a California scientist behind national headline-grabbing Human Longevity Inc. considers the equally radical inventions of the last 150 years.
The online B2B equipment rental marketplace started by Robert Preville and Rob Kaiser, owners of the Wilmington Business Journal, is making waves in the Wilmington startup community in early 2015 with B2B startup KWIPPED.
Around this time every year the NC State Entrepreneurship Initiative, an interdisciplinary club that fosters student innovation and entrepreneurship, begins ramping up for its annual LuLu eGames competition. The eGames is for young, aspiring entrepreneurs to put their innovative ideas or startups to the test. ExitEvent.com analyzes the competition.