Posts tagged “ExitEvent”
If the Moogfest does come to Durham and it's anything like Asheville's version, it would include presentations by brainiacs from the likes of MIT and IBM, talks by futurists from the world's top institutes, live demonstrations of electronic musical instruments, virtual reality devices and other next-generation technologies. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman reports.
Founded by former SAS employee Jody Porowski, Raleigh list-making startup readies new plan for revenue and user growth in 2015. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman has the details.
Recent N.C. State University graduates Sean Steigerwald and Jon Spinney have spent the last year preparing to launch an equity crowdfunding site that rallies investors around these young businesses, making it easy and less risky to fund startups' seed rounds. And they have secured a backer. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman has the details.
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.