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Funding news from EyeScribes, the first product from Scott Moody's K4Connect, IBM's picking of two Triangle firms for its Smart Camp, and a new smartphone from Republic Wireless tops the headlines made at the seconds day of the CED's Tech Venture Conference.
SAS co-founder and billionaire Jim Goodnight steals the show at CED's Tech Venture with his cutting-edge humor, candid opinions and sage advice. Heard the joke about one refrigerator told the other over the Internet? And be sure to check out our photo slideshow from WRAL's Kelly Hinchcliffe.
The Council for Entrepreneurial development puts on its annual venture capital conference in Raleigh today and Wednesday. The "stars" will be nearly 80 startups, including 18 that will be showcased specifically for investors. Another 60 will be vying for attention in the "Demo Room."
Duke Energy says it will invest $500 million in multiple projects to expand its solar power capacity in North Carolina. One solar farm in Duplin County will be the largest east of the Mississippi. The state's sustainable energy business association sees the deal as a big boost to N.C.'s solar industry.
Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with nearly 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.
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.
Oxygen Biotherapeutics' proposed treatment to deliver oxygen to victims of stroke and traumatic brain injury, is halting the Phase 2 clinical trial. The firm says it has been unable to secure enough patients to participate in the trial.
Tech news sites ZDnet and CRN say Brian Stevens, who quit as chief technology officer at Red Hat, will play a key role in his new job at Google in the Internet giant's "cloud computing" push. Red Hat is banking a good part of its future on the cloud, too.
Eric Peterson, president and CEO of Vicious Cycle Software, can talk about the rise of the Triangle's video game industry with authority. After all, he has been involved in game involvement dating back the better part of two decades in Chapel Hill and elsewhere, from the days of Hasbro Interactive (formerly MicroProse) and since 1999 at Vicious, which now has new owners. In the second installment of an exclusive two-part interview with WRAL TechWire's John Gaudiosi, Peterson talks about the Triangle's gaming evolution plus the pressure of working with Hollywood.
With deep roots in the Triangle dating back to Hasbro Interactive and MicroProse Software, video game company Vicious Cycle Software has new owners in Silicon Valley. But the company plans to stay in Morrisville, its founder and CEO tells WRAL TechWire Insider John Gaudiosi in an exclusive two-part interview for our subscribers.
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.
Liquidia, itself spun out of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2004 by superstar scientists Joe DeSimone and Ed Samulski, has "re-spun" its second new pharmaceutical company, this one to specifically target yet-undisclosed "oral health conditions."
Communications veteran Steve Hinkson certainly pulls no punches, and he brings a strong resume to the Council for Entrepreneurial Development's latest executive addition and an important one: Communications director. If startups need help building their business beyond the basics it's getting the word out about who they are, what they do, and why they are unique. So what makes Hinkson unique and the right man for the CED job? Find out in this WRAL TechWire Insider exclusive Q&A.
PRA Health Sciences, which was taken private in a $1.3 billion deal a year ago, is looking to return to the public markets through a $375 million IPO.
Some local websites run one or two tech stories per day. Others a few more but mixed with a variety of business news. At WRAL TechWire, tech and life science make up the menu with more than 50 stories published over the last five business days. Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire last week.
Netsertive, a member of the Inc. 5000 for the second consecutive year, is leveraging its growth into new funding with $7 million in a credit facility from Square 1 Bank and $3 million from investors.