Posts tagged “Startups”
Microsoft unveils new Lumia phones; Global Knowledge gets Red Hat nod; Beerpublik coming to Raleigh-Durham, more
In today's Bulldog Update of technology news: Microsoft unveils new smartphones; Global Knowledge named Red Hat premier trading partner; Adobe adopts its tools; Charlotte startup brings beer tech to Raleigh & Durham.
Canadian scientist Arthur B. McDonald, one of two scientists awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physics, led a research project that included physicists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has invited entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and other thought leaders to help advance innovative solutions to local and global challenges at "Outside In: 2015 Chancellor's Innovation Summit" on Friday, Oct. 9.
Wheatstone Corp. has acquired Audion Labs and with it, the industry's VoxPro digital audio editor, a PC based software program with optional control panel surface developed to facilitate rapid-fast audio editing.
K4Connect, a Raleigh-based startup, which wants to take smart home and health technologies to senior living facilities, has named former Startup America Partnership Managing Director Derek Holt as president.
Durham has gained repeated national attention for it burgeoning startup culture, fueled by multiple downtown incubators and hundreds of fledgling companies throughout the city. A new report from Thumbtack.com lists Durham as number 9 on a list of the top ten cities for Millennial entrepreneurs.
Startups housed at the American Underground's Raleigh location on Fayetteville Street will be looking for new offices soon as it transforms into an Iron Yard training facility. Aimed at filling the local demand for technology talent, the coding school will offer a three-month program costing $12,000.
So, you're house-hunting and you see a property for sale with a message to text a number. If you do, Wilmington-based XiLi Mobile will alert a real estate agent who can show the house. You don't even need to have XiLi to use the service.
Sequoia Capital's Jim Goetz might have declined the Governor's offer at today's CED Tech Venture Conference to move to North Carolina, but the world's top venture capitalist according to Forbes had no qualms naming the Triangle as the second most important area of the United States behind his native Silicon Valley.
Crowdfinance has ushered in exciting times for the entrepreneurial world. Luan Cox, founder and CEO of Crowddnetic and a featured speaker at next week's Tech Venture Conference in Raleigh examines the impact of new Reg A fund-raising rules.
Jim Roberts outlines efforts to grow the innovation economy on North Carolina's East Coast. He includes advice to startups from three successful East Coast entrepreneurs.
This year's CED Tech Venture event next week features more than 100 of North Carolina's hottest emerging and growth-stage technology companies, attract more than 50 venture capital, strategic and angel funds across the nation and feature talks by some of the nation.
Planning to attend the Innovate Raleigh event over the next two days? A Startup Crawl is set for Thursday followed by the conference on Friday. ExitEvent has published a detailed map of venues.
The Raleigh Innovators Program, which is backed by the Citrix Startup Accelerator, Red Hat, Cherokee, HQ Raleigh and the City of Raleigh, has picked 12 startup teams from an international field of applicants for its latest three-month program.
Startup activity continues to hum at NCSU. N.C. State University is funneling grants up to $75,000 each to five research teams that could become the latest tech transfer successes for NCSU's five-year-old Chancellor's Innovation Fund. Just last week, another wave of potential ideas appeared at NCSU's Entrepalooza.
On Wednesday, N.C. State awarded grants worth up to as much as $75,000 to technology ideas that could become commercial companies spun out off the university. Just last week, another group of potential ideas - 15 developed by students - were pitched at the NCSU Entrepalooza. ExitEvent has the details.
Backed by Lowe's, New York's Great Oaks Venture, and Triangle backers IDEA Fund as well as Cofounder's Capital, Raleigh home services startup Pack Purchase is re-launching with a new name: Canopy.