Posts tagged “Startups”

Updated 7:46 a.m. Friday

NC Biotech Center-backed companies raise $11M to close 2016

Looking for cash? ​Seventeen bioscience companies that previously received funding from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center raised nearly $11 million in follow-on funding from other sources in the second quarter of the 2016-17 fiscal year that ended Dec. 31.

Updated 7:45 a.m. Friday

NC Biotech Center awards $1.4M in grants, loans

Biotechnology The awards will support life science research, technology commercialization and entrepreneurship throughout North Carolina and help universities and companies attract additional funding from other sources.

Updated 6:21 a.m. Friday

Durham medtech startup seeks $1 million in funding

North Carolina Business News Wire Higgs Boson LLC submitted a trademark application for "Manage My Surgery," a downloadable mobile applications intended to manage surgery and medical procedure related activities.

3:33 p.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Plasma power tech startup lands $1.2M from investors

The startup markets patented technology known as APS PlasmaFlux series power supplies and applicators plus other products. Here's a look at the company.

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Updated 11:00 a.m. Wednesday

Steve Case: 4 steps to boost entrepreneurs across 'Middle America'

AOL founder, entrepreneur and investor Steve Case spells out the four steps he believes need to be taken in order to bolster entrepreneurial growth in "Middle America" - the great expanse between Silicon Valley and New York.

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Updated 9:38 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Senior living center The Cardinal deploys K4Connect Internet technology

K4Connect The Cardinal, a senior living community in Raleigh's North Hills, is deploying "Internet-of-Everything" technology from Raleigh startup K4Connect as part of an effort to give residents more control of their lives.

7:02 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Durham pharma startup Renovion up to $1.8M in fund raising

Renovion, a pharmaceutical startup, has big dreams for drug development that will target chronic inflammatory airway diseases. And the company continues to attract attention from investors while also receiving orphan drug status from the FDA.

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6:46 a.m. Wednesday

Premium Lock Venture capital firm NEA wants to raise record $3 billion for 16th fund

Venture Capital     ​New Enterprise Associates, one of the venture capital industry's leading fundraisers, wants to raise $3 billion in what would be the largest single venture fund raised since 2007.

6:41 a.m. Wednesday

Tech news: FTC sues Qualcomm; Cary firm picks Fla. for new jobs; Wolfspeed's auto power; SalesJam returns

Bulldog Note to our readers: The Bulldog wrapup of technology news, which has been a staple of WRAL TechWire for years, is taking on a new look. We are expanding it to incorporate Triangle and regional headlines, not just news from The Associated Press and other wires. In effect, the Bulldog will become the new home for other occasional WTW posts such as Triangle Headlines. No one publication in the Triangle can adequately cover all the tech and life science news that's happening daily - well, make that hourly. The Bulldog, which draws its name from an old newspaper term for early editions and from WTW Editor Rick Smith's late bulldog Roxie, will attempt to bring you a daily wrapup of highlights

Updated 6:17 a.m. Wednesday

Birthday (unofficial): The soft launch of Local Tech Wire

WRAL TechWire Fifteen years ago on Jan. 17, a new website focusing on coverage of high tech, life science and startups emerged from stealth mode. Its name: Local Tech Wire. Readers know us today as WRAL TechWire.

10:46 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock Carolina Angel Network launches, led by UNC professor/investor/entrepreneur

UNC-Chapel Hill has formally launched its Carolina Angel Network, pledging some $2 million to match angel investments made into UNC-related startups. A UNC professor, investor and entrepreneur, leads the fund.

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9:00 a.m. Monday

Former Krispy Kreme exec raising $250,000 for Winston-Salem tech startup

North Carolina Business News Wire A Winston-Salem-based tech startup backed by a former Krispy Kreme Doughnuts executive is seeking to raise $250,000 in equity.

7:07 a.m. Monday

Premium Lock The art of successfully closing the deal - 10 Reminders

Closing a deal Signing and closing a merger, acquisition, joint venture, licensing agreement, or other strategic transactions involves many moving parts that are often overlooked or not fully understood for their complexity. Here are 10 reminders about closing a successful deal.

6:52 a.m. Monday

Joe Procopio: primary reason you should be getting into startup is independence

Joe Procopio Veteran entrepreneur, blogger and author Joe Procopio talks about the key motivational factors for launching a startup, beginning with independence.

6:17 a.m. Monday

WTW week in review: 51 headlines not to be missed, part two

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 two.

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WTW week in review: 51 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.

January 13

Premium Lock Chaperone Therapeutics looking to raise $900,000

Chaperone Therapeutics,which recently teaming up with the nonprofit ALS Therapy Development Institute of Cambridge, Mass., to explore potential treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), is looking to raise new equity.

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Updated January 13

Premium Lock American Underground rolls out 'new product offering for a new audience'

In am exclusive Q&A WTW Insider interview, the American Underground's chief strategist says the AU is introducing a "new product offering for a new audience" with its soon-to-open Gridworks in Durham. Plus, Adam Klein discusses why Durham remains a red-hot destination for startups and how the AU continues to drive diversity.

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Updated January 12

Premium Lock Safe driving tech startup is first to launch crowdfunding campaign

Safe driving tech startup ITFT, which stands for Innovative Technology for Transportation, is the first North Carolina company to launch a crowdfunding campaign since under Title III of the JOBSs Act went into effect last May. Lawyers are Smith Anderson in Raleigh helped guide the Davidson firm to launch.

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