Posts tagged “ExitEvent”

Updated August 19

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

June 22

Premium Lock Raleigh food startup Nello's has a real secret sauce

Besides spicing up family dinners, this Raleigh food startup is rethinking every aspect of business, from product development to marketing to hiring.

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June 15

Premium Lock Startup InHerSight explores workplace gender diversity

InHerSight InHerSight recently relocated to Durham with hopes to grow its 45,000-user job search and rating platform for women.

June 14

Premium Lock NC IDEA to seek more funding for Ecosystem Partner grants

Thom Ruhe With $10 million in requests for its new Ecosystem Partner grants, NC IDEA is delaying the announcement of winners and seeking to raise more funds, says NC IDEA CEO Thom Ruhe.

June 7

Premium Lock Moogfest LED creation to live on at The Frontier in RTP

A Moogfest installation called "Convergence" will live on at The Frontier, representing the vision for the new Research Triangle Park, reports ExitEvent.

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June 3

Premium Lock Duke student's startup refreshes home organizing guru FlyLady

With learnings from Bellhops, this young entrepreneur Alex Elsea adds service, tech and revenue to an early NC Internet business.

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June 1

Premium Lock Joe Procopio: When great big ideas become great big lies

Joe Procopio Remember the dot com bombs? Veteran Triangle entrepreneur and frequent blogger Joe Procopio warns that we are starting to forget the past - again- when it comes to over-hyped startup ideas.

May 31

Premium Lock Durham startup aims to improve 'iPhoneography'

Helium, a Durham startup, wraps up a successful Kickstarter campaign for iPhone cage aimed at mobile journalists, photographers and videographers.

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May 26

Premium Lock Founding the future: Six Triangle startups showcase tech

From growing bricks to 3D printed shoes: An ExitEvent-led lineup of local entrepreneurs demoed technology and talked startup on day two of Moogfest.

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May 24

Premium Lock Afrofuturism emerges as key theme at Moogfest

What is it? Reggie Watts, Janelle Monae and others discuss and debate somewhat nebulous Afrofuturism movement at Moogfest. Jon Mareane of ExitEvent reports.

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May 20

Premium Lock Shark Tank's Chris Sacca talks HB2, entrepreneurship in Raleigh

The early Twitter, Instagram and Uber investor talks vulnerability, authenticity, diversity at fireside chat in Raleigh with HQ Raleigh's Brooks Bell. ExitEvent reports the story.

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May 13

Premium Lock Take a look inside Raleigh's Loading Dock coworking space

ExitEvent publishes the first photos of Loading Dock Raleigh, the side project of Murphy's Naturals' founder Philip Freeman, which is now open for business.

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