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Posts tagged “ExitEvent”

11:00 a.m. Tuesday

New name, new home for family-friendly Wake Robotics

The Forge Initiative, formerly Wake Robotics, adds Durham's American Underground to its wish list of family innovation spaces in the Triangle, reports Amy Huffman for ExitEvent. The group is also working toward opening space in Cary.

Pushing the robotics envelope Pushing the robotics envelope

Updated 6:31 a.m. Monday

Steen Kanter, who brought IKEA to North America, talks #TheBigIdea

After years building brands like IKEA, Herman Miller, Everlast and Lord & Taylor, Steen Kanter wants to spend more time mentoring startups in Raleigh. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman talks with Kanter about why he's backing #TheBigIdea.

Steen Kanter backs #TheBigIdea Steen Kanter backs #TheBigIdea

August 20

At NCSU, how a professor turns students into entrepreneurs

NC State's Entrepreneurship Clinic is a new way to engage students in real world entrepreneurship. Here's the man behind it - Professor Lewis Sheats. A profile by Charles Etoroma for Exit Event.

Lewis Sheets Lewis Sheets

August 19

Soccer star Cindy Parlow Cone targets concussions at new startup

Chapel Hill wearable tech startup led by soccer great Cindy Parlow Cone is one of six female-led companies to join the SoarTriangle mentorship program for 2015-2016. Reagan Reynolds reports on the Olympic gold winner's new mission: Fighting concussions.

August 17

Veterans flex their startup muscles at Patriot Boot Camp

Chapel Hill and UNC Online recently hosted the first Southeast Patriot Boot Camp from TechStars last month, helping to create more veteran-owned startups and entrepreneurs. And a Marine veteran's Tiger Eye Security Sensor went home the winner.

Vets at first Patriot Boot Camp Vets at first Patriot Boot Camp

August 12

Turning trash into $$$$: Duke grads changing world of e-waste recycling

As co-founders of Smart Metals Recycling just outside Charlotte, former Duke students Shelly Li and Arun Karottu are tackling e-waste head on. Their startup has gone from $0 to $9 million in two years, reports ExitEvent.

Co-founders of Smart Metals Recycling Co-founders of Smart Metals Recycling

August 11

Three student-lab ventures make pitches at UNC's Reese News Lab

Working at Reese News Lab Three student-formed ideas for possible new companies with ideas to improve North Carolina's courts, digitize classroom debates and help Realtors sell home are the latest to emerge from the Reese News Lab at UNC-Chapel Hill.

August 10

American Underground adding third location in Durham

American Underground @Market Street, the startup hub's fourth campus and third in Durham, will house larger offices, retail and an interactive lab for youth. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman has the details.

American Underground's lates addition (left) American Underground's lates addition (left)

August 6

Is Wilmington becoming NC's newest startup hub?

ExitEvent As two hot startups prepare to move downtown, Wilmington leaders are positioning the center city as a startup hub, Adam Shay reports at ExitEvent.

August 4

Triangle startup project offers $100,000 for 'The Big Idea'

ExitEvent "The Big Idea Project" launches with a call for tech startups in the Triangle in need of an MVP and business strategy help, reports ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.

July 31

Premium Lock WedPics is making a new play: App called Photo

New app coming from WedPics Raleigh-based startup WedPics is making a move beyond weddings with a new app called "Photo." It launches in September.

Updated July 27

Premium Lock Why did mobile developer choose Durham?

Michael Prichard, left, CTO, and Tobias Dengel, CEO, WillowTree Why did WillowTree, a Charlottesville, Va., mobile developer, choose Durham over 30 other cities for its second mobile development office? Exit Event's Laura Baverman has the answer.

July 16

Premium Lock Scot Wingo's guide to the Triangle startup scene

Scot Wingo Scot Wingo, founder and chair of ChannelAdvisor and a serial entrepreneur, provides an insider's guide to the Triangle startup community at ExitEvent, including a look at funding opportunities from early to late stage, the universities, mentors and angels, and more.

Updated July 2

Premium Lock Cultures for Health, a fast-growing food startup, moving to Morrisville

A South Dakota-based startup focused on what is called "Real Food" is in the process of moving to the Triangle. It's backed by two Triangle area investors. The company is called Cultures for Health. Amy Huffman of ExitEvent has the details.

Updated June 30

Premium Lock 10 startups hiring in the Triangle: An ExitEvent report

Help wanted      Ten startups offering "cool career opportunities" are listed in the latest roundup of job openings as compiled by ExitEvent. So who is hiring and for what?

June 25

Premium Lock Durham startup 'First' lands $750,000 in funding for real estate play

ExitEvent Idea Fund Partners, Henry Kaestner's Sovereign's Capital and angels provide funding for American Underground-based predictive analytics startup "First," which targets real estate professionals.

June 19

Premium Lock A diverse crowd at Trailblazers Startup Weekend tackles diversity of issues

The Trailblazers Startup Weekend drew a diverse crowd to tackle a diversity of issues - just as the organizers had hoped, reports Amy Huffman for ExitEvent.

A diverse crowd tackles a diversity of issues A diverse crowd tackles a diversity of issues

June 17

Premium Lock Triangle investor Dave Gardner raises $10M venture fund

David Gardner Cary angel investor David Gardner executes on plans to launch a new early stage venture fund in the Triangle raising $10 million. ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman has the story.

Updated June 16

Premium Lock PrecisionHawk, NCSU make NC a hub for drone development

Raleigh-based drone startup PrecisionHawk and an NC State-FAA partnership are making NC a leader in unmanned aerial vehicle development, reports Jordan Rogers for ExitEvent.

A Precision Hawk drone A Precision Hawk drone

June 12

Premium Lock PredictifyMe lands $1.25M to build 'dramatically different' predictive analytics software

PredictifyMe's team Raleigh startup PredictifyMe raises venture capital from high-profile investors and readies launch with customers, reports ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.

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