Posts tagged “ExitEvent”

January 10

Moogfest returns to Durham with HB2 protest an essential theme

Moogfest 2017 For its second year in Durham, an HB2 protest theme persists this May 18-21 with a lineup of daytime programming that includes Detroit "noise band" Wolf Eyes, which according to Moogfest, "uses technology with sonic protest." Keynote speakers will presumably follow the same theme, though they'll be announced in coming weeks.

January 4

New UNCW Entrepreneurship Center director is fishing for startups

From Michigan's innovation ecosystem to North Carolina's, Diane Durance brings founder and facilitator experience to UNCW's tech hub, reports ExitEvent.

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December 7, 2016

Premium Lock 'Hackerspace' in Durham cultivates multidisciplinary alliance

An ExitEvent series: What's driving the growing network of hackerspaces in the U.S., starting with Durham-based Splat Space.

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Updated November 17, 2016

Premium Lock Takeaways from Cucalorus Connect 2016 in Wilmington

Annual business conference focuses on the next phase in North Carolina innovation with thought leaders.

November 15, 2016

Premium Lock Launch Chapel Hill adds staff before 7th cohort

Launch Chapel Hill "We look forward to continuing to help businesses grow and promote positive change in Chapel Hill, Orange County and the Triangle," says Dina Rousset, Associate Director at Kenan-Flagler's Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Launch's Director.

November 14, 2016

Premium Lock Catching up with Lizzie Hazeltine, from Startup Factory to interim editor at ExitEvent

Best known for her former role at The Startup Factory, Lizzy Hazeltine has a new job - at least temporarily. She's interim editor at ExitEvent, filling in for Laura Baverman who has taken maternity leave. Here's our Q&A with Lizzy, someone WRAL TechWire admires for her feisty attitude.

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October 25, 2016

Premium Lock K4Connect lands $8M investment from Intel

​It's no secret that Scott Moody and Jonathan Gould are on a mission with their team at K4Connect. On Monday, the duo made good on their plans to secure institutional capital and strategic partnerships to rapidly scale their connected home venture.

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October 14, 2016

Premium Lock Black Wall Street Homecoming offers more than pitch for cash

The first full day of Black Wall Street Homecoming in Durham culminated in what has become the norm for startup events--a pitch competition. Yet, the Black Wall Street Homecoming angle was clear: connect companies with a wider network.

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September 30, 2016

Premium Lock Bunker Labs: Making NC a hub of veteran entrepreneurship

Bunker Labs A video montage of leaders in the veteran entrepreneurship movement locally and nationally telling the story of Bunker Labs' growth and efforts so far.

Updated August 19, 2016

Premium Lock How entrepreneurs and innovation give Shaw University a boost

Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy Shaw University partners with American Underground, Capitol Broadcasting to innovate in higher education.

August 4, 2016

Premium Lock 'Yaheard': Emerging NCSU startup reshaping ways people debate

A group of young entrepreneurs created an app that offers a forum for debate that they hope will be more constructive than Facebook and Twitter.

The Yaheard team The Yaheard team

July 14, 2016

Premium Lock Why a former VC decided to join fast-growing Relias Learning

Alex Osadzinski is a Sun Microsystems vet, a serial entrepreneur and Silicon Valley venture capitalist who moved to Cary in 2011 to invest in some companies and then "slowly fade away." Now he's a top exec at Relias Learning, which announced a huge expansion and 450 new jobs earlier this week. Why did he join the company? ExitEvent has the story. Plus: Read his bio.

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July 8, 2016

Premium Lock Y Combinator picks 3 Triangle startups for fellowship program

Exit Event A tour around the Triangle was successful in getting three local startups into a new virtual fellowship by the world's top accelerator, ExitEvent reports.

Updated July 7, 2016

Premium Lock Meet Derrick Minor, Raleigh's entrepreneur-government middle man

The city of Raleigh expands interactive map, financial assistance programs for entrepreneurs with the help of its innovation manager.

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July 6, 2016

Premium Lock Raleigh charity app GoodBookey wins global contest + Watch introductory video

Charity app GoodBookey, a Raleigh startup, is chosen from 3,500 globally for award and help from the world's fourth largest ad agency. Plus: Watch an introductory video.

June 30, 2016

Premium Lock Tracking the continuing progress of SoarTriangle

SoarTriangle With a July 1 deadline, SoarTriangle is recruiting women in startups to mentor to capital raises and growth in 2017, reports Amy Huffman for ExitEvent.

Updated June 24, 2016

Premium Lock Women-led startups flex muscles at healthcare investment showcase

Women in business  An exhibition of women-led healthcare startups was a highlight of the first Kayo Women in Healthcare Investing conference in Durham.

June 23, 2016

Premium Lock Looking for new online hangout? Try HangBee

A team of Ravenscroft High School graduates have launched a new way to hang out online called HangBee. All Raleigh natives, they plan to build the next social media network so long as they meet their Kickstarter campaign goal.

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