Posts tagged “NC IDEA”

Updated April 24, 2007

Premium Lock CED’s 24th Venture Conference Gathers Biggest Field to Date

 More than 250 investors are set to see presentations from more than 50 companies from across southeast and Pennsylvania.

Updated April 24, 2007

Premium Lock Triangle Venture Deal$ Make Big Comeback in First Quarter

6th Sense CEO Greg Burnell, left, talks with IBM's Dave Sink. 6th Sense was among 11 firms making VC deals in Q1. $202M in 11 investments produces best VC action since bubble burst, new VentureOne E&Y figures show.

March 19, 2007

Premium Lock Striking While Iron for Web Services Is Hot: That’s StrikeIron

StrikeIron's Marketplace The market for Web services and service oriented architecture is booming, and RTP-based firm is helping set pace in new world of Web 2.0 applications.

Updated March 13, 2007

Premium Lock Striking Gold: StrikeIron Lands $5 Million in New Financing

Dave Rizzo of NC IDEA, left, is investing again in Richard Holcomb and StrikeIron. Developer and provider of Web services lands new investor, plans to use additional funds for sales, marketing and partnering efforts.

February 23, 2007

Premium Lock Something Ventured: VCs Are Bullish Entering 2007

Jeff Barber, left, and Garheng Kong talk about investing at PwC event. With values of M&A deals up, IPOs as an option and funds to invest, venture capitalists are looking for deals. PwC’s Jeff Barber sees a strong year ahead.

Updated January 31, 2007

Premium Lock Venture Fund Raising Dips in '06, Breaking 4-Year Streak

Venture Capital While median level again tops $200M, the number of funds drops by 29 from 2005. Fourth quarter was especially slow, Dow Jones VentureOne reports. Intersouth led funding in Carolinas.

January 29, 2007

Premium Lock Entrepreneurial Spirit: Keys to Success - from Young Entrepreneur's Perspective

CED 'I think the most important thing any entrepreneur can do is have a bias toward action,' says Ryan Allis of Broadwick. 'I encourage a lot of young entrepreneurs to take whatever steps they can each day to meet their goals. Every great achievement begins with a first step.'

Updated January 23, 2007

Premium Lock NC IDEA Hands Out $156.000 More in Grants to Four High-Tech Startups

NC IDEA Proof-of-concept funds go to nanotechnology, semiconductor, cancer research, recycling firms. NC IDEA handed out more than $200K in grants in 2006. More grants will be awarded later this year.

January 22, 2007

Premium Lock Company Profiles: NC IDEA's Latest Grant Recipients

NC IDEA Four companies range from nanotechnology to molecular testing.

Updated January 16, 2007

Premium Lock Venture Capital Fundraising Drops in 2006

Venture Funding New report shows VC fund total dipped slightly from 2005 even as overall private equity fund raising set a record.

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