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Posts tagged “Startups”

Updated 7:46 p.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Raleigh startup to tackle $100B gift card industry

Gift Card XPRESS aims to disrupt the $100 billion gift card industry by launching new platform to reduce friction for gift-givers and receivers. As the holiday season commences, will the platform catch on?

Gift Card XPRESS Pricing Gift Card XPRESS Pricing

Tags: Startups
Updated 12:03 p.m. Wednesday

Institute for Emerging Issues to host Raleigh Discovery Forum for young entrepreneurs

Institute for Emerging Issues Discovery Forum 2015 North Carolina State University's Institute for Emerging Issues is set to host the Raleigh Discovery Forum on December 1st. The event gives young social entrepreneurs the chance to pitch business concepts and a shot at $10,000 in seed funding.

Tags: NCSU, Startups
Updated 9:47 a.m. Wednesday

Entrepreurs' advice: How to survive - and thrive - over the holidays

Thanksgiving from an entrepreneur Let's face it, the holidays can be rough for entrepreneurs. Mom and dad asking when you'll get a "real job," hearing complaints from friends about having to work until 7 PM like two nights a week, and navigating crowded airports and interstates. Here are some tips on how to survive-and thrive-as an entrepreneur during the holidays.

Tags: Startups
Updated 9:45 a.m. Wednesday

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 9:43 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Durham startup Neuro+ teaches kids, and you, to improve attention skills

Neuro+, based in Durham, recently launched their technology, designed to help children--and adults--develop attention skills. The technology was designed with children diagnosed with ADHD in mind, yet is applicable and accessible to anyone that seeks to improve their attention skills.

Updated 5:03 p.m. Tuesday

Citrix to halt Startup Accelerator Program

Citrix Systems Amidst corporate changes at Citrix Systems, the company may elect to close down the Raleigh Innovators Program, a project through the Citrix Startup Accelerator, Red Hat, HQ Raleigh, the City of Raleigh, and the Cherokee Challenge.

7:26 a.m. Tuesday

In time for holiday shopping, Yaarlo launches receipt rebate app

Yaarlo App Website Next week, Durham-based Yaarlo will release a significant product update on their app, which lets users scan receipts from retail and online stores and earn rebates. Just in time for holiday shopping...

Tags: Startups
6:30 a.m. Tuesday

Attention, startups: Application window now open for One NC matching funds

Dollar sign      The state-run program provides matching grants of up to $50,000 to North Carolina businesses that have received either federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) or Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant awards.

Updated 6:08 a.m. Tuesday

Validic signs Quintiles as a client, effective immediately

Validic Quintiles becomes the latest client of Validic. The CRO will leverage Validic's platform to enrich the research experience for biopharmaceutical customers, researchers and patients.

November 20

Entrepreneurs, Exits & Talent Woo D.C.'s NextGen Angels to Open 6th Chapter in Raleigh-Durham

ExitEvent National network of young angel investors and entrepreneurs will add a Triangle chapter in 2016.

November 20

Premium Lock Internet Summit: Founder War Stories

Internet Summit: Founder War Stories Three startup founders tell stories of success and failure on stage at the Internet Summit. Here's an exclusive interview with the three featured speakers, Allen Gannett, Justin Miller, and Zvi Band.

November 18

From Chapel Hill to Kenya: UNC Student Saves Lives With GreenChar

ExitEvent UNC student who runs GreenChar, maker of sustainable charcoal and energy-related products in Africa, headlines Global Entrepreneurship Week at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

November 18

How last week's Challenge Cup Durham's winners are reinventing candy, ADHD treatment, and water purification

ExitEvent Meet the founders heading to New York City for the global social impact startup contest hosted by Washington D.C. accelerator 1776.

November 18

FacilityDude's Safety Center wins yet another award

SchoolDude FacilityDude racked up their second award for their mobile application solution, Safety Center, yesterday, being named a 2015 Security Product New Product of the Year. Earlier in 2015, the company was awarded a "Govies" award for innovation for governmental services.

Tags: Startups
Updated November 17

Pendo Leases Historic Factory in Raleigh, Continuing Startup Takeover of Downtown's Warehouse District

ExitEvent Flush with $11M in venture capital, software startup growing exponentially leases Empire Properties renovation project, helps full "technology hub" vision.

Tags: Startups
November 17

Durham-based eSecureSend emerges from beta testing

eSecureSend eSecureSend, a pay-as-you-go platform for sending and transferring large media files, has emerged from a beta period to offer their service model to creative professionals and service firms.

Tags: Startups
November 16

NC IDEA selects nine finalists for fall 2015 grant

NC IDEA Nine North Carolina startups are primed to compete for between four and six finalist spots for up to $50,000. Who are they?

Tags: NCTA, Startups
November 16

Triad startups set to pitch to investors in Greensboro

Greensboro Partnership Entrepreneur Connection A dozen of the Triad's hottest startups are set to pitch investors at Greensboro's Capital Connects event on Thursday. Who'll be there?

November 16

Sixteen teams to pitch social enterprise ideas at Hult Prize event at Duke on Wednesday

A student team prepares for their Hult Prize pitch at Duke University Sixteen teams are set to pitch social enterprise concepts to a panel of judges at Duke University on Wednesday, November 18. The contest is a regional event and the first step toward winning $1 million through the Hult Prize, which aims to address population issues in urban environments.

November 13

Are we witnessing the demise of the Daily Deal?

The Stealz team We've seen large companies in the daily deal market stumble recently, and with Amazon closing down AmazonLocal, are we witnessing the demise of the daily deal website? In this piece, Tech Wire's Jason H. Parker chats with Jim Zidar, co-founder and CEO of Stealz.

Tags: Startups
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