Posts tagged “Incubators”

March 31

Premium Lock Cultivation: Why this term is important to entrepreneurs seeking startup help

Startups   In today' rapidly moving global economy it may be time to rethink our terminology and consider a more active terminology than incubator to define how we might grow 21st century enterprises more effectively. How about the term "Cultivation"?

Updated February 10

Premium Lock Trio Labs lands small investment for manufacturing tech

Trio Labs Inc., a startup that has developed a new additive manufacturing technology, has raised $20,000, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Updated December 14, 2016

Premium Lock Annual report: American Underground a "runaway success"

Entrepreneurs thrive at Durham's American Underground A new study calls Durham's American Underground "a runaway success." Its annual report for 2015-16 confirms that. It not only hosts 257 companies that spend money locally, it may do something unusual for a nonprofit.

Updated December 14, 2016

Premium Lock American Underground should be a model for others nationally, study says

The nation's most interesting startup scene isn't in Silicon Valley, says a new study. Durham's "offbeat incubator American Underground" should be a model for others nationally, according to a University of Virginia "Thriving Cities" report.

December 14, 2016

Premium Lock Life Sciences Forums to continue in 2017

The popular Life Science Forums from The North Carolina Biotech Center (NCBC) and North Carolina Center of Innovation Network (NC COIN) will continue in 2017 and the schedule has been announced.


December 14, 2016

Premium Lock Neuropro Therapeutics near closing on equity raise

Neuropuro Therapeutics Inc., a Bahama, NC-based company developing a nanoparticle-based imaging technique for the treatment of epilepsy, has sold nearly all of its $200,000 plus equity raise, according to a regulatory filing.

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Updated December 14, 2016

Premium Lock Venture Outlook 2017 offers insight into what investors are seeking

Venture Outlook in the Entrepreneurs' Series draws a crowd Want insight into what the Triangle region's venture capitalists and angel investors are seeking in 2017? The 7th Annual Entrepreneurs' Series Venture Outlook 2017 is slated for January 26 in Raleigh.

December 9, 2016

Premium Lock COTERIE Charlotte to Open at Packard Place

Packard Place COTERIE Charlotte, a luxury coworking community for fearless female leaders. will open at Charlotte co-working facility, Packard Place in January.

Updated October 17, 2016

Premium Lock Boston senior care startup wins Google Pitch Day prize

CareAcademy, a Boston-based startup providing online training to caregivers for seniors, won the $5,000 cash prize and $8,000 in computer equipment from Lenovo at the Google for Entrepreneurs Pitch Day Exchange Program for Black Founders. It was held at The American Underground at Main in Durham on Friday.

Care Academy wins Google Pitch Day for Black Founders at American Underground at Main Care Academy wins Google Pitch Day for Black Founders at American Underground at Main

August 22, 2016

Premium Lock NC entrepreneur raising $500K for California-based Chirp Innovations

NC Business News Wire  A North Carolina entrepreneur filed to raise $500,000 in equity financing for his California-based technology firm, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

Updated August 2, 2016

Premium Lock Durham startup wants to give environmentally friendly investing a boost

After restarting this spring, Intersect, a startup in the American Tobacco Campus at Main in Durham, is about four months from launching its software to help fund managers invest in assets that are environmentally friendly and climate-wise, but also deliver high returns.

Truman Semans, CEO, co-founder, Intersect Truman Semans, CEO, co-founder, Intersect

June 20, 2016

Premium Lock Lenovo launches startup incubator - but it's in Hong Kong

Lenovo         Lenovo, which recently announced a big funding initiative to start and to develop new companies, is launching an accelerator program. Unfortunately for the Triangle and North Carolina, the first program is based in Hong Kong.

Updated March 24, 2016

Premium Lock Startup factory gives boot campers dose of biz reality

Startup Factory Timber, edtech, shopping and streaming startups take on The Startup Factory's Durham Bootcamp. The third free bootcamp attracts entrepreneurs from around the globe to learn lean canvas, pitch tactics and how to build customer traction.

February 12, 2016

Premium Lock HQ concept expands to Charlotte

HQ Raleigh HQ Raleigh announced an expansion Friday to Uptown Charlotte. HQ Raleigh will partner with Packard Place on a co-working space there, the third HQ in the Carolinas.

January 15, 2016

Premium Lock Durham is one of the hottest cities for 2016, Business Insider says

American Tobacco Campus Durham has nabbed another accolade, this time landing on a list of the 13 hottest cities for 2016, according to Business Insider.

Updated November 25, 2015

Premium Lock Outside RTP and downtown Raleigh, innovation still occurs in Wake County

In an interview with Wake County Economic Development's Executive Director, WRAL Tech Wire's Jason H. Parker explores programs that bolster startup communities outside of Durham, Raleigh, and RTP.

Adrienne Cole, Executive Director of Wake County Economic Development Adrienne Cole, Executive Director of Wake County Economic Development

Updated November 6, 2015

Premium Lock First Flight Venture Center receives $50,000 check from US Small Business Administration

First Flight Venture Center receives $50,000 from the U.S. SBA Today, Andy Schwab, president of the First Flight Venture Center, will receive a check for $50,000 from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for winning the SBA Accelerator Fund Competition in August of 2015.

October 29, 2015

Premium Lock First Flight Venture Center gets $50K SBA check Nov. 4

First Flight Venture Center One of 50 winners chosen from over 800 applicants across the country, First Flight Venture Center (FFVC) received a big boost for their LiftOff program by winning the SBA Accelerator Fund Competition in August. On November 4th, the Center will receive the $50,000 prize money earmarked to start the program designed to assist North Carolina's scientific entrepreneurs with the early grant process.

Updated October 22, 2015

Premium Lock Best holiday tech gifts, making room for HQ Raleigh, Quintiles forms alliance, Senate debates cybersecurity bill

Bulldog In today's Bulldog Update of technology news: Best Buy survey cites best holiday tech gifts; making room for HQ Raleigh; cyber security bill advances in Senate, Quintiles, IMS Health form alliance.

October 13, 2015

Premium Lock Coastal Federal Credit Union teams with American Underground

American Underground Coastal Federal Credit Union has signed on to boost the American Underground startup ecosystem by providing programming, offering insights to entrepreneurs and sponsoring a community conference room.

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