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MCNC, the non-profit operator of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN), says that as it starts a new fiscal year with growing revenue and employee base it is ready to bring broadband connectivity levels in the state to all-time highs.
Teamworks, a venture launched by a former Duke University football player that provides mobile collaboration and communications software targeting athletic organizations, disclosed the amount of its multi-million dollar investment in an SEC filing.
Recent analysis of investment data from venture capitalist Fred Wilson and PitchBook confirm that the Research Triangle is among the best regions for returns on VC. And the CED is finding new ways to unlock more deals through its Connections to Capital program, writes Joan Siefert Rose.
Bee Downtown, the startup bringing honey bee communities to urban areas, hopes to generate plenty of buzz about its efforts through a new promotional video unveiled Monday by Innovate Raleigh and Centerline Digital.
North Carolina Regional Internet of Things, or NC RIoT, is expanding its footprint to Charlotte with an upcoming program in the Queen City. NC RIoT co-founder Matthew Davis talks about the move and what the group sees as North Carolina's new economic opportunity.
Durham startup Teamworks, a fast-growing venture launched by a former Duke University football player that provides mobile collaboration and communications software targeting athletic organizations, has closed on its first outside funding in its 12-year history.
North Carolina is on a roll when it comes to venture capital funding, having pulled in more than $100 million over each of the past seven quarters. And a year-old program from the Council for Entrepreneurial Development is helping with startups securing some $55 million through the "Connections to Capital" program. Here's an in-depth look at how the program works.
Dhruv Patel, the CED's Director of Investor Relations, is a very busy man these days as he plays matchmaker between emerging startups and investors from around the country. And he finds the role "extremely satisfying."
In today's wrapup of news from other publications about technology news in and around the Triangle: Paul Gilster writes about the risk of autonomous cars; a NetApp exec joins Cisco; startup EmployUs officially launches recruiting service; and why Wilmington is emerging as a startup hub.
North Carolina is not the only venture capital market that is continuing to show strength. The national VC industry produced more than $10 billion in deals for the 10th consecutive quarter in Q2, according to the National Venture Capital Association and PricewaterhouseCoopers. However, deals across the southeast are down sharply.
North Carolina surges to ninth place nationally in the latest venture statistics from PricewaterhouseCooper's MoneyTree report. Laura Robinette, Raleigh's PwC managing partner, talks about what the statistics mean in an exclusive Q&A.
In an exclusive Q&A, Matt Williamson, CEO of Windsor Circle, talks about what the latest venture capital statistics mean for North Carolina's startups. BTW, his company is among the successful fund-raisers.
North Carolina startups and emerging entrepreneurial companies are on an impressive roll when it comes to fund raising: After a $124.1 million second quarter, N.C. firms have now secured more than $100 million in each of the past seven quarters. And new figures show the state's growing strength outside the Triangle.
Alex Osadzinski is a Sun Microsystems vet, a serial entrepreneur and Silicon Valley venture capitalist who moved to Cary in 2011 to invest in some companies and then "slowly fade away." Now he's a top exec at Relias Learning, which announced a huge expansion and 450 new jobs earlier this week. Why did he join the company? ExitEvent has the story. Plus: Read his bio.