Posts tagged “ExitEvent”
ExitEvent, a news partner of WRAL TechWire and a fellow Capitol Broadcasting venture, went live with a new website on Monday. The site, which focuses on startups, features more headlines, is more colorful, incorporates a new logo, and highlights video interviews.
Forward Triangle: Triangle Entrepreneurship Week concludes Friday with the NC DataPalooza today at Red Hat. Ian Henshaw, a participant on the winning team a year ago and a judge at today's finals, discusses why entrepreneurs should be interested in open data.
Yes, Scott Moody co-founded and led AuthenTec, which was sold to Apple. But did he deserve all the media attention and credit for the deal? Not hardly, he writes.
A day in Wilmington at the Coastal Connect Entrepreneur and Capital Conference revealed some pretty interesting, headline-grabbing young companies. Though I met some of these entrepreneurs during a visit in March, I'm struck again by the diversity of ideas in Wilmington and the national traction and attention these companies have received despite their small beach town digs.
Laura Baverman, editor of ExitEvent, covered the Coastal Connect conference in Wilmington on Thursday and offers this report about UNC Professor Ted Zoller's expert view on how to build a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem.
The American Tobacco Historic District celebrates its 10th anniversary on Sunday with a "block party." And an increasingly important part of the project is the American Underground, which is home to a growing number of startups. WRAL TechWire Insider Joe Procopio writes about American Tobacco's influence on him and his own startup, ExitEvent.
In the past couple of years, an unprecedented number of venture-backed companies have closed financings of $100M or more at valuations above $1 billion. This phenomenon has led to grumbling by some--most notably, Silicon Valley venture capitalist Marc Andreessen--that the "IPO is dying" and that individual investors are "missing out" on what used to be great opportunities to ride exciting young companies from their IPOs onward. Is that really the case?
N.C. State will cut the ribbon Tuesday for its Innovation Hall, a new residence hall at Centennial Campus. It will serve as the headquarters for student entrepreneurs.
This year's Raleigh Innovation Summit, coming September 10 during Entrepreneurship Week, will celebrate successes since then. It will also explore the link between the health of cities and the vibrancy of entrepreneurial communities.
PencilBlue CEO Blake Callens and and co-founder of the Raleigh Entrepreneurial Acceleration Lab is a regular contributor to ExitEvent. In this story, as part of the news partnership between WRAL TechWire and ExitEvent, he discusses the job market for software engineers and how creativity is sometimes taken out of the interview process.
Groundwork Labs graduates William and Galyna Tate prepare to return to the U.S. and launch their startup after six months in the war-torn nation. Galyna is a native of the Ukraine and still has family there. They discuss their startup and the challenges they have faced in a Q&A.
Executives at Wilmington-based REEDS Jewelers provide a handful of examples as to why in June it became the first fine jeweler in the country to accept Bitcoin as payment in this story as part of the news partnership between WRAL TechWire and ExitEvent.
Triangle Health Startup Weekend is a three-day event that took place at American Underground @Main in Durham. So what makes this most recent Triangle Startup Weekend event different from the plethora of others? ExitEvent's Sarah Headley reports.