Posts tagged “Startups”

Updated 9:21 a.m. today

Premium Lock Sizzle, sizzle: FilterEasy is cleaning up on capital, customers

Raleigh startup FilterEasy isn't an intellectual property play as far as investors are concerned. It's a red-hot customer play, and with a big funding boost the company launched while its founders were students at NCSU is planning to "continue our rapid growth."

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Updated 1:30 p.m. yesterday

Fewer Triangle entrepreneurs plan to boost hiring, capital spending

Economy Even as U.S. consumer confidence soars, Triangle entrepreneurs are slightly less enthusiastic about the state of business heading into the third quarter of 2017, according to a new survey.

11:26 a.m. yesterday

Premium Lock FilterEasy closes on $6.9M in new venture funding

FilterEasy, the Raleigh-based startup that offers air filter services for HVAC systems on a subscription basis, has closed on $6.9 million in new venture funding.

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Updated 6:49 a.m. yesterday

Laura Baverman: Raleigh's Social House Vodka raises $1.7M, aims to be national brand

The new North Carolina distillery Social House Vodka plans to be largest craft vodka distiller in NC by year's end, reports ExitEvent Editor Laura Baverman.

Updated 1:31 p.m. Monday

Premium Lock Charlotte fundings: Commerce Signals, Falfurrias raise cash (+ video)

Commerce Signals pulls in nearly $12 million as it seeks to broaden the reach of its platform that offers "data-driven answers" to advertising and marketing performance. Meanwhile, investment firm Falfurrias Capital Partners has raised $7.2 million to fund an acquisition.

Updated 9:41 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Why did Pendo take another $25M in VC? What's secret to success?

Pendo, a Raleigh-based software startup, is hotter than the current heatwave sweeping the Triangle. A $25 million fundraising led by Silicon Valley investors gives Pendo $45 million in cash raised over the last six months. Pendo's founder and CEO talks about why he took on the new funding and why Pendo is having such success. Plus: He's hiring 50 people.

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9:41 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Venture news: WebMD sold for $2.8B; Grap app lands $2B; Uber under attack

Venture Capital     News around the world in venture capital includes three major stories. Here's the latest.

7:12 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Report: Office space, services surge as sharing economy revenues surge

The sharing economy continues to grow more powerful with revenues forecast to double in five years to more than $40 billion. And new targets for disruption are emerging.

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WTW's week in review: 62 headlines not to be missed, part three

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire over this past week, part three.

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WTW's week in review: 62 headlines not to be missed, part two

Triangle headlines Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part two.

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WTW's week in review: 62 headlines not to be missed, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part one.

July 21

Premium Lock As Iron Yard departs, American Underground has 13K square feet to fill

American Underground      Iron Yard's announcement earlier this week that it plans to cease operations in November leaves management of the American Underground with a challenge: How to fill 13,000 square feet of office space?

Updated July 19

Garner-based Growers Holdings harvests $1M

‚ÄčA Garner-based company that helps farmers get more crops from their land has raised $1 million in a private equity offering, according to a filing Tuesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Updated July 19

Time running out for startups to apply for SEBIO Forum

Privately owned life science companies looking for funding still have a few days to apply for a chance to pitch their stories to potential investors and partners at the 2017 SEBIO Investor and Partnering Forum in Pinehurst this fall.

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Updated July 19

Premium Lock Raleigh finance startup lands $3M venture investment

Constellation Digital Partners, a Raleigh-based startup focusing on a finance software platform, lands a $3 million investment from a credit union. The new venture is targeting credit unions, and seven have already signed on as investors.

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July 19

Premium Lock Coastal Credit Union's 3-year road to digital finance hit, led by its CIO

You may not have heard of Kris Kovacs or expected a credit union to be a leader in digital banking. No more. Kovacs is spearheading a digital platform that might transform credit unions, and he's reaping awards: Coastal Credit Union and several partners recently spun out a new venture led by Kovacs that has just landed $3 million in new venture capital. Here's the back story about the emerging success of Constellation Digital Partners.

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July 18

Veteran commercialization exec Karen LeVert to lead NC IDEA board

NC IDEA Karen LeVert, a veteran commercialization executive, is the new board char at NC IDEA. The economic foundation also names three board members while two current members step down.

Updated July 18

New coworking space for science startups to open in Durham

BioLabs North Carolina, which is part of a growing national network offering coworking space for emerging science companies, will begin offering 42,000 square feet of space in downtown Durham later this year. Partners include GlaxoSmithKline, Wexford Science & Technology, and law firm Wyrick Robbins.

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July 18

Raleigh-based Social Beverage raises nearly $1.4M, wants $4M

Venture capital Social Beverage Co., a Raleigh-based firm, has raised $1.38 million in a private equity offering, according to a filing Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

July 17

Education software firm Terra Dotta raises $3.3M (+ video)

A Chapel Hill-based higher education software company has raised $3.3 million in a private equity offering, according to a filing Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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