Posts tagged “Incubators”
Incubators, accelerators, oh my! Raleigh gets another with I-Labs at Sageworks. And the financial data analytics firm is hoping its investment will lead to new companies as well as more products. WRAL TechWire Insiders get the full story.
Sageworks, a provider of financial, risk analysis and business valuation tools, on Wednesday disclosed the launch of an internal accelerator and incubator program. With one firm already launching, the Sageworks Innovation Lab is based in Raleigh and New York.
Startups looking to maximize "cloud computing" to help grow and sustain their businesses just received a big boost through Google for Entrepreneurs. And the Triangle could be at the head of the crowd looking to cash in. One Durham entrepreneur certainly hopes so.
Citrix is preparing to launch an entrepreneurial startup program at its new Citrix-Sharefile headquarters in Raleigh. Wednesday night, red Hat committed to supporting the effort. So is the City of Raleigh.
Among all the efforts focusing on boosting startups in the Triangle these days, Groundwork Labs is unique. It's free. And now the program, which is funded by economic development group NC IDEA, is reaching beyond the Triangle to help startups by the offering of a housing stipend. John Austin, director of Groundworks, talks about the new program, how Groundworks is different, and the success it has had so far in helping grow new businesses from the ground up.
Eight new fellows join Raleigh's ThinkHouse as of Aug. 1, reports Sarah Headley of ExitEvent. ThinkHouse graduated its first seven "fellows" who built five startups in June.
What are the key issues to teach people if they want to launch a startup that is successful? From classrooms to the real world, entrepreneurs of all ages need help in learning how. WRAL TechWire Insider Joe Procopio, a veteran of several startups himself, offers advice on what can be done to strengthen startup education in the second of a two-part report.
From classrooms to the real world, entrepreneurs of all ages need help in learning how to build a successful startup. WRAL TechWire Insider Joe Procopio, a veteran of several startups himself, offers advice on what can be done to strengthen startup education. He starts with passion and managing risk.
Using nanotechnology for textile production and development of waterless toilets were the big ideas being turned into businesses that led to two Raleigh firms winning the "Big Launch Challenge." And judge/angel investor Andy Schwab, the leader of First Flight Venture Center which helped put on the event, likes what he sees in both firms.
Six companies - five of them from the Triangle- are finalists in "The Big Launch Challenge" being put on by the First Flight Venture Center in RTP and Virginia-based Launch Place.
Three well-known, successful Triangle tech entrepreneurs who navigated their ways from startups to successful exits will share their wisdom and experiences about bootstrapping to success tonight at the First Flight Venture Center.
We've updated and expanded this report from Atlanta. What are the hot segments in which venture capitalists are looking to invest these days? What advice to they have for entrepreneurs? A panel at the Southeast Venture Capital Conference on Tuesday offers insight. Jim Roberts of UNC-Wilmington blogs from Atlanta for WRAL TechWire.
Scrap Squad, an app that asks players to accumulate points by properly recycling, is among the top new games this week in the iTunes store.
The City of Raleigh's new online Small Business Resource Guide is a one-stop document for need-to-know information, It this latest post from the news partnership between ExitEvent and WRALTechWire, ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman takes a deep dive into the project.
Don't be surprised if you start hearing more and more about the Charlotte startup scene in the coming months. For one thing, they're going to be celebrating it when a number of local startups and startup-related organizations come together on April 4th for Charlotte's first-ever Startup Community Celebration. And the city has plenty to shout about these days WRALTechWire's Joe Procopio has the exclusive story for our Insiders.
The First Flight Venture Center in RTP and Virginia-based Launch Place are teaming up to put on "The Big Launch Challenge" in which startups will compete for top prizes of up to $15,000 each.