Posts tagged “Startups”
"Triangulate will help us better organize the entrepreneurial network," says Joan Siefert Rose, president of the CED. "It helps us find each other, and it also helps people outside of the region look at the Triangle."
As angel investors become increasingly important to the Triangle startup community, more than 30 of them gather to discuss how they can work together more closely in performing due diligence on potential deals. We also have snapshots of four major regional groups.
From a tobacco town to a city of medicine to a technology hub - that's the saga of Durham. Beginning next week, WRALTechWire will launch a multi-day, in-depth report titled "The New Bull City" that will tell the stories behind Durham's rebirth and what's coming next.
As the Raleigh-based apps developer raises its first venture funding, its CEO Brian Handly talks about what's coming next at StepLeader. He has big, big plans. Handly also discusses the state of fundraising, which can be quite difficult these days.
The Raleigh-based startup, which is a spinout from Capitol Broadcasting's New Media Group, raises its first round of venture funding with two local firms participating. Its CEO invests as well. And the company has big growth plans. WRALTechWire Insiders can get the full story.
Cemrpa is a long way yet from proving its new antibiotic compound will be an effective, FDA-approved drug, but the compound has already delivered the company a $10 million payday with millions more possibly to come. WRALTechWire Insiders get the details.
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As more people download their app to post wedding photo albums, the WedPics team should consider having a party themselves. But there's no honeymoon at hand for CEO Justin Miller and his growing team. WRALTechWire Insiders get all the details in an exclusive interview with Miller.
The two co-founders of the Triangle's newest venture capital firm won't talk - yet - about what they are doing. But we have some salient details about who they are, their focus, and what this means for the capital-starved southeast.
Rep. Tom Murry, a businessman and Republican from Morrisville, along with three others, is pushing legislation to help entrepreneurs raise money while the SEC wrestles with implementation of the JOBS Act that was passed last year. Read about the bill, who backs it - and which Republican is a powerful opponent.
The Durham pharmaceuticals services provider began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "Q" this morning, and shares jumped 10 percent. Founder and chairman Dennis Gillings will ring the NYSE opening bell on Friday.
The Bull City, along with help from other partners from across the Triangle, is looking to create a southeast version of SXSX, the music, film, tech and interactive festival that has become an incredibly popular event to showcase Austin, Texas. WRALTechWire Insiders can learn more about the upcoming "Paradoxos."
Convincing kids to live a more active lifestyle is not just a game at Durham startup Sqord. It means better lives. And the Durham startup's founders are banking their financial futures on their emerging business. The team has just landed more funding and a major boost for its hopes. WRALTechWire Insiders can learn the inside story about Sqord's march toward success.
The Business Innovation & Growth Council's second survey of the entrepreneurial community in the Queen City uncovers more new and emerging ventures. Plus, companies are looking to hire hundreds this year. We've got the numbers.
A high-profile startup backed by Intel, Goldman Sachs and several high-profile venture capitalists has scored a big victory in the hunt for talent to lead product development for software defined networking, or SDN. And Cisco is the big loser.
Chris Heivly, the publisher of Triangle Tech Talk who helps run Triangle Startup Factory and is always looking for new projects, tells his readers that he is "cutting back" on the web news site.
The HUB in Raleigh hosts a "Datapalooza" and Triangle entrepreneurs turn out by the score to see how they might benefit from the feds' Open Data Initiative. Can ODI help produce new companies and products? WRALTechWire Insider columnist Joe Procopio takes our members inside the opportunity.